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January 24 2018

Vitamin C in the body can be tracked by fluorescence

A Japanese research team bio-imaged vitamin C in mice. A probe chemical emitted red fluorescent light after reacting with vitamin C in the mice’s bloodstream.

January 8 2018

Vitamin C preferentially kills cancer stem cells in hepatocellular carcinoma via SVCT-2

“As a result, high-dose VC significantly impaired both the tumorspheres initiation and the growth of established tumorspheres derived from HCC cells in a time-dependent and dose-dependent manner.”

January 3 2018

Tuberculosis Drugs Work Better With Vitamin C

“Studies in mice and in tissue cultures suggest that giving vitamin C with tuberculosis drugs could reduce the unusually long time it takes these drugs to eradicate this pathogen.”

April 5 2017

High-dose vitamin C could cut common cold (and other infections) duration

“Very high doses of vitamin C could reduce the duration of common cold, finds a review of previous clinical data that calls for new trials to help find ‘optimum dosing’. “

January 27 2017

The role of vitamin C in the treatment of pain: new insights

“The vitamin C deficiency disease scurvy is characterised by musculoskeletal pain and recent epidemiological evidence has indicated an association between suboptimal vitamin C status and spinal pain.”

September 27 2016

Vitamin C for preventing atrial fibrillation in high risk patients

“Atrial fibrillation (AF), a common arrhythmia contributing substantially to cardiac morbidity, is associated with oxidative stress and, being an antioxidant, vitamin C might influence it.”

November 5 2015

Vitamin C selectively kills KRAS and BRAF mutant colorectal cancer cells by targeting GAPDH

“We report that cultured CRC cells harboring KRAS or BRAF mutations are selectively killed when exposed to high levels of vitamin C.”

August 5 2015

Vitamin C deficiency wreaks havoc on thyroid function

“With studies proving that vitamin C deficiency is a problem for all people who have a thyroid condition, it’s possible that adrenal fatigue could be the cause. Therefore, it’s imperative to include foods and/or supplements containing vitamin C, especially with extreme or ongoing stress.”

April 7 2015

Huge Vitamin C Price Increase May Be a Blessing in Disguise for Cancer Patients, Says Vitamin C Foundation

“With the recent price jump in sterilized vitamin C for injection, the Vitamin C Foundation shares that the sharp increase may be better for patients in the long term. Doctors who utilize intravenous vitamin C therapy will be spurred to seek out lower-cost options that may work even better.”

March 25 2015

Vitamin C may be inversely related to cataract risk

“Based on their results, the researchers concluded that vitamin C and serum ascorbate intake may be inversely related to the risk of cataract and therefore, vitamin C intake should be encouraged for the primary prevention of cataract.”