Growing the female health category - VitMedics

Growing the female health category

The majority of your customers are women, so it makes sense to make sure you are up to date with the latest advice and treatments on the specific health issues that affect them.

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Bridging the nutrient gap - VitMedics

Bridging the nutrient gap

With the findings of a new report highlighting significant nutrient deficiency, there's plenty of opportunity for pharmacy staff to help customers to bridge the gap.

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The hidden cause of costly vitamin deficiency among older people

A new, as yet unpublished, study shows that the elderly are very likely to seriously lack vitamin D, raising their risk of broken bones. What’s more care homes rarely offer supplements. Making the situation even worse are the cocktails of prescription drugs that many of these patients swallow daily. Few doctors are aware that common drugs can make it harder to absorb vitamins and minerals.

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A review of the role of probiotics in sport

Probiotics are defined as living microorganisms which when administered in adequate amounts confer a health benefit on the host. Health benefits can be attributed to an ability to assist the natural microflora, either to re-establish itself following imbalance or upregulate vital metabolic functions of the bacteria.

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