Researchers from University of Adelaide have developed a world's first optical sensor that can detect vitamin B12 in diluted human blood - a novel step towards developing a low-cost and portable deficiency test.
"Vitamin B12 deficiency causes tiredness, weakness, constipation, loss of appetite, weight loss, and megaloblastic anemia," the National Institutes of Health says. "Nerve problems, such as numbness and tingling in the hands and feet, can also ...
Symptoms of vitamin B12 deficiency include loss of appetite, digestive issues, fatigue, mood swings among others.
Any nutritional deficiency in the body can lead to a host of health diseases. Among various vitamin deficiencies, one of the most common deficiencies these days is of vitamin B 12.
Research at University of Helsinki has found that fermented dough can be a good source of vitamin B12 for the ones who avoid consuming animal-based foods.
Women with vitamin B12 deficiency during pregnancy may predispose their children to metabolic diseases such as Type-2 diabetes, a team of researchers led by one of Indian origin has warned.
Through this study, the researchers analysed the association of folate, vitamin D, lutein, vitamin B12 and zeaxanthin levels with frailty.
Non-vegetarian food items are the best sources of the Vitamin, let's take a look at how much of a dedicated food item enough so as to make up to the daily RDA.
A new study has said that Vitamin B12 and Vitamin B9 deficiency may be linked with mental illnesses in teenagers.
Treating schizophrenia patients with high-dose B-vitamins - including B6, B8 and B12 - supplements may significantly reduce symptoms of the mental disorder, says a study.