Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Thiamine may reduce progression to renal replacement therapy

(HealthDay)—For patients in septic shock, thiamine is associated with a lower rate of progression to renal replacement therapy (RRT), according to research published online Feb. 16 in the Annals of the American Thoracic ...

Medical research

Type of vitamin B1 could treat common cause of blindness

University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston researchers have discovered that a form of vitamin B1 could become a new and effective treatment for one of the world's leading causes of blindness.