Friday, October 15, 2010

Vitamin D & Influenza A

Vitamin D (1,200 IU/day) helps prevent seasonal influenza A in school children. -Am J Clin Nutr, May 2010

Wednesday, October 6, 2010

Analgesics Increase Risk for Men

Analgesics Increase Risk of hearing Loss in Men. For men, taking aspirin, acetaminophen (Tylenol) and or NSAIDS (advil/Motrin) at least twice each week increase the risk of experiencing hearing loss.
-Curhan SG, Eavey R, Shargorodsky J, Curhan GC. Analgesic use and the risk of hearing loss in men. Am J Med, March 2010;1...23(3):231-7.