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  • potent
  • Preliminary research on vanadyl sulfate shows that its insulin-producing effect may be potent enough that it could be used by some diabetics to help them with insulin management (like the supplement chromium picolinate). (vitamart.ca)
  • mainly
  • Vanadium mainly enters the environment from natural sources and from the burning of fuel oils. (cdc.gov)
  • occurrence
  • Studies in animals exposed during pregnancy have shown that vanadium can cause decreases in growth and increases in the occurrence of birth defects. (cdc.gov)
  • Humans
  • The International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) has classified vanadium pentoxide as possibly carcinogenic to humans based on evidence of lung cancer in exposed mice. (cdc.gov)
  • Scientists involved in a 2006 clinical study conducted at the State University of New York already knew that vanadium compounds, administered orally, could alleviate diabetic symptoms in both humans and rodents without causing hypoglycemia. (vitamart.ca)
  • found
  • Vanadium has been found in at least 319 of 1,699 National Priorities List sites identified by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). (cdc.gov)
  • Eating foods containing vanadium, higher levels are found in seafoods. (cdc.gov)
  • Vanadium is found in some nutritional supplements. (cdc.gov)
  • series
  • This fact sheet is one in a series of summaries about hazardous substances and their health effects. (cdc.gov)
  • high
  • Breathing high levels of vanadium pentoxide may cause lung damage. (cdc.gov)
  • Vanadium is used in producing rust-resistant, spring, and high-speed tool steels. (cdc.gov)
  • human
  • The Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) and EPA have not classified vanadium as to its human carcinogenicity. (cdc.gov)