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Vitamin B12, or cobalamin, is an essential micronutrient required in DNA synthesis and red blood cell maturation, among other metabolic functions. Its deficiency leads to a spectrum of disease. It is important to trace its absorption in order to understand how a person can become deficient.
Check with your doctor before putting your child on a vegan diet, say experts

Check with your doctor before putting your child on a vegan diet, say experts

Adequate consumption of milk and dairy products can help prevent chronic diseases

Adequate consumption of milk and dairy products can help prevent chronic diseases

Supplements claiming to boost brain health are 'too good to be true', warn experts

Supplements claiming to boost brain health are 'too good to be true', warn experts

Study: Micronutrient deficiencies are common in adults at the time of celiac disease diagnosis

Study: Micronutrient deficiencies are common in adults at the time of celiac disease diagnosis

Vegans are often deficient in these four nutrients

Vegans are often deficient in these four nutrients

Study of MS patients shows 18% were given wrong diagnoses

Study of MS patients shows 18% were given wrong diagnoses

Innovative micronutrient-rich food developed for elderly people with swallowing difficulties

Innovative micronutrient-rich food developed for elderly people with swallowing difficulties

Study reveals vitamin B12 as inhibitor of key enzyme in hereditary Parkinson's disease

Study reveals vitamin B12 as inhibitor of key enzyme in hereditary Parkinson's disease

Rice University bioscientists reveal danger of vitamin B12 deficiency

Rice University bioscientists reveal danger of vitamin B12 deficiency

USC researchers use AI to identify blood-based markers of Alzheimer's disease

USC researchers use AI to identify blood-based markers of Alzheimer's disease

B-group vitamins may be beneficial for people with first episode psychosis

B-group vitamins may be beneficial for people with first episode psychosis

Review: Plant-based athletes benefit from improvements in heart health, performance, and recovery

Review: Plant-based athletes benefit from improvements in heart health, performance, and recovery

Researchers shed new light on the body's largest cell receptor

Researchers shed new light on the body's largest cell receptor

Higher levels of key nutrients in the blood linked to efficient brain connectivity

Higher levels of key nutrients in the blood linked to efficient brain connectivity

Veganism linked to nutrient deficiencies and malnutrition if not planned correctly

Veganism linked to nutrient deficiencies and malnutrition if not planned correctly

Study provides new way to treat multiple sclerosis

Study provides new way to treat multiple sclerosis

Researchers devise a simple way to boost efficacy of malarial TBVs

Researchers devise a simple way to boost efficacy of malarial TBVs

Reducing Anemia in Developing Regions with Point of Care Analysis

Reducing Anemia in Developing Regions with Point of Care Analysis

One out of two children not getting enough nutrients needed for their health

One out of two children not getting enough nutrients needed for their health

Substantial number of older adults at risk of vitamin B12 and folate deficiency, study shows

Substantial number of older adults at risk of vitamin B12 and folate deficiency, study shows