Tag Archive: deficiency

Aug
20

The use of growth hormone for the treatment of short stature or growth hormone deficiency in childhood could possibly increase the long–term the risk for stroke in young adulthood,

The use of growth hormone for the treatment of short stature or growth hormone deficiency in childhood could possibly increase the long–term the risk for stroke in young adulthood, hemorrhagic strokes in particular, suggests a study published online in Neurology.

Jan
30

Vitamin D

: In a discussion organized by Zee Media and moderated by Padma Shri & Dr. B C Roy National Awardee, Dr. K K Aggarwal, President, Heart Care Foundation of India, Dr. Ambrish Mithal from Medanta, Dr. Rajesh Malhotra and Dr. P C Khadgawat from AIIMS in a joint statement said that the sunlight is the …

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Dec
26

Vitamin B12 deficiency in adolescents may cause sympathetic nervous system baroreceptor dysfunction

Vitamin B12 deficiency in adolescents may cause sympathetic nervous system baroreceptor dysfunction, leading to postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome (POTS), according to a clinical study published online December 23 in Pediatrics.

May
25

Iodine key for IQ; pregnancy deficiency affects kids’ brains

Even a mild level of iodine deficiency during pregnancy is associated with adverse effects on the resulting child’s cognitive development, according to a study of 1040 mothers and their offspring in the United Kingdom. (Source: Medscape)