Vitamin D plays a pivotal role in a number of disorders. Now scientists are investigating whether the “sunshine vitamin” could be implicated in autism. With autism rates climbing and levels of vitamin D declining because of more sunscreen use and less time spent outdoors, scientists have begun to look into a possible link.
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People taking high doses of the B vitamin folic acid are not at an increased risk of cancer, according to an international analysis, a finding that eases some concern about the possible side effects of national programs aimed to raise intake of the vitamin.
Increased intakes of vitamin B6 and riboflavin (B2) are associated with a 20% reduction in the risk of colorectal cancer, says a new study.