Tag: "retinol" at medical news
Some vitamin supplements don't protect against lung cancer
...fects of the dietary supplements beta-carotene and retinol
(vitamin A), was halted after the supplements were found to increase lung cancer risk, particularly among smokers. That study, and others, encouraged researchers to look more deeply into the relationship between supplements and lung cancer, Dr. Slato...
Topical retinol helps reduce wrinkles associated with natural skin aging
...esearchers applied a lotion containing 0.4 percent retinol
to participants right or left upper inner arms, and lotion with no retinol
to the other arm, up to three times a week for 24 weeks. Wrinkles, roughness and overall severity of...
Retinol lotion reduces the fine wrinkles from natural aging of skin
ANN ARBOR, Mich. Lotions containing retinol
improve the appearance of skin that has become wri...th System. Researchers tested lotions containing retinol
Vitamin A that is found in many skin-care products on the skin of elderly patients. Lotion contain...
Vitamin A deficiency linked to major intestinal surgery
... is absorbed through the small intestine as either retinol
or carotene, and stored in the liver for up two years and transported to tissues as needed. Vitamin A is essential for the healthy working of the photosensitive pigment and superficial tissues of the eye. Night blindness is one of the most common sy...
Successful tests of new treatments in mice for eye disease causing irreversible blindness in humans
...tina stops functioning due to loss of the lecithin retinol
acyl-transferase enzyme (LRAT). LRAT is required for regeneration of a pigment necessary for the eye to detect light. LCA can be caused by mutations in the gene encoding RPE65, a key protein involved in the production and recycling of 11-cis-retinal...
Study identifies fat-secreted protein linked to insulin resistance
...present the first evidence that elevated levels of retinol
binding protein 4 (RBP4) play a key role in the de...unction of RBP4 known to scientists was to deliver retinol
(vitamin A) to tissues. With these new findings, it appears that this abundant transport (carrier) p...