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Innovation, Research

Study shows how our eyes recycle vitamin A

May 11, 2020

Via: The Medical News

Many of us will remember been told as kids when we refused to eat our vegetables that ‘carrots are good for your eyes’. Although our parents may not have fully understood it at the time, there is some truth to […]


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New molecular mechanism that regulates the sentinel cells of the immune system

April 3, 2020

Via: The Medical News

CNIC’s study suggests that it may be possible to regulate the number and activity of these macrophages with drugs that modulate the nuclear receptor RXR. A team at the Centro Nacional de Investigaciones Cardiovasculares (CNIC), working in partnership with researchers […]


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Immune system vs. gut bacteria: How vitamin A ‘keeps the peace’

January 3, 2019

Via: Medical News Today

The gut bacteria are known to play a crucial role in keeping us healthy. Research has shown that the trillions of friendly microorganisms hosted by our guts can keep us lean, young, and healthy — both in body and mind. […]


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Vitamin A supplements could harm bone health

October 10, 2018

Via: Medical News Today

Normally, we derive vitamin A from the food we eat, such as carrots, sweet potatoes, beef liver, salmon, and several dairy products. Having a balanced, healthful diet should ensure that we have enough vitamin A in our systems. How much […]