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Sensor to Detect B-12 Deficiency Developed To Help in Dementia, Alzheimer’s

In old-age, the frequent occurrence of B12 deficiency could lead to dementia and even Alzheimer’s disease as the body metabolism fails to absorb the vitamin from the diet, requiring an early medical intervention. To help detect B12 deficieny early, Australia’s University of Adelaide researchers have developed a first of its kind optical sensor using a technique called Raman spectroscopy that ...

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Pregnant vegetarians face anaemia, nerve damage: Warns Expert

With mounting evidence linking diet to neurodegenerative damage, the trend of vegetarian or vegan diet in India could lead, especially among pregnant women, to more complications later, warned an Australian expert on Wednesday. Vegetarians usually refrain from consuming animal products, not only meat but also some ovo-lacto vegetarians avoid eggs, dairy products and other animal-derived substances. Vegan diet fails to ...

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