Vitamin D deficiency leads to obesity, stunted growth in zebrafish — ScienceDaily

Using a zebrafish model, researchers from North Carolina State University have found that vitamin D deficiency during early development can disrupt the metabolic balance between growth and fat accumulation. The results suggest a linkage between vitamin D and metabolic homeostasis, or equilibrium.

The research team, led by Seth Kullman, professor of biological sciences at NC State, looked at groups of post-juvenile zebrafish on one of three diets: no vitamin D (or vitamin D null), vitamin D enriched and control. The zebrafish spent four months on their particular diet, then the researchers looked at their growth, bone density, triglyceride, lipid, cholesterol and vitamin D levels. They also examined key metabolic pathways associated with fat production, storage and mobilization and growth promotion.

The zebrafish in the vitamin D deficient group were, on average, 50% smaller than those in the other two groups, and they had significantly more fat reserves.

“The vitamin D

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Nicotine, THC or Vitamin E oil may not be the primary factor in e-cig or vaping product use-associated lung injury (EVALI) — ScienceDaily

Early results of an experimental vaping study have shown significant lung injury from E-cigarette (eC) devices with nickel-chromium alloy heating elements. The findings were consistent, with or without the use of nicotine, vitamin E oil or tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), which have previously been thought to contribute to the life-threatening respiratory problem.

The early results, published in the Journal of the American Heart Association by researchers from the University of California, Irvine (UCI) School of Medicine and the Huntington Medical Research Institutes (HMRI), were observed during a larger study designed to explore the effect of e-cigarette and other vaping product use on the cardiovascular system. While conducting experiments, researchers observed eC or vaping product use-associated lung injury (EVALI) immediately after switching from a vaping device with a stainless steel heating element, to one that used nickel-chromium alloy (NC).

“The results were so impactful, we felt it imperative to release the initial findings

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Global Vitamin C Market 2020 Emerging Technologies, Opportunity Assessment, Projections and Future Opportunities by 2025

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Sep 23, 2020 (CDN Newswire via Comtex) —
The report titled Global Vitamin C Market 2020 by Manufacturers, Type and Application, Forecast to 2025 provides a market overview, market definition, regional market opportunity, sales, and revenue by region, manufacturing cost analysis, industrial chain, market effect factors analysis. Market share data are available at global and regional levels. The report studies various key segments based on the product, types, applications, end-to-end industries. The research covers manufacturing cost analysis, industrial chain, market effect factors analysis, market size forecast (2020-2025), and analysis of industry drivers, challenges, and opportunity.

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