vitamin B12


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vitamin B12

n
(Biochemistry) another name for cyanocobalamin
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Noun1.vitamin B12 - a B vitamin that is used to treat pernicious anemiavitamin B12 - a B vitamin that is used to treat pernicious anemia
B complex, B vitamin, B-complex vitamin, vitamin B, vitamin B complex, B - originally thought to be a single vitamin but now separated into several B vitamins
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A: Vitamin B12 shots have been given for years in hopes of increasing energy, promoting general health and even improving weight loss.
About 52 percent of adults age 65 and older have suboptimal vitamin D levels, and 27 percent have suboptimal vitamin B12 levels, according to a study conducted on 1,079 adults ages 65 to 93 years (Nutrients, Nov.
7] However, long-term use of metformin has been associated with a reduction in serum folic acid and Vitamin B12 levels with increased homocysteine levels.
Researchers in Germany developed a vitamin B12 fortified toothpaste.
Research shows that serum Vitamin B12 levels are reduced in diabetes including gestational diabetes.
Objective: To determine the relationship among vitamin B12 status, obesity severity, and metabolic syndrome and its components in obese children.
Vitamin B12 is an essential element among the other micronutrients that help in effective development, repair and growth of your body.
The cause is usually a deficiency of either vitamin B12 or folate, but megaloblastic anemia may occur because of genetic or acquired abnormalities that affect the metabolism of these vitamins or because of defects in DNA synthesis not related to cobalamin or folate.
Introduction: Our aim was to determine folate and vitamin B12 levels at the end of pregnancy of mothers with high socioeconomic and educational background to investigate whether there is a correlation between folate and vitamin B12 levels and anthropometric measurements and metabolic indicators in newborns.
One deficiency with many causes that can lead to health trouble is vitamin B12 deficiency.
The role and prevalence of HD such as iron, folic acid and vitamin B12 deficiencies in the aetiopathogenesis of RAS are not well known and many conflicting results have been reported in the literature.