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Low levels of vitamin D in elementary school could spell trouble in adolescence

August 22, 2019

Vitamin D deficiency in middle childhood could result in aggressive behavior as well as anxious and depressive moods…
Optimal Vitamin D Levels May Vary for Different Ethnic and Racial Groups

August 21, 2019

When recommending vitamin D supplements, doctors should look at each individual patient as having different requirements and not…
New Analysis Finds Vast Majority of Dietary Supplements to have no Effect on Heart Disease and Overall Lifespan

July 18, 2019

A massive new analysis published on 8 July in the Annals of Internal Medicine, which included findings from…
Fortified foods can alleviate vitamin D deficiency in Denmark

July 3, 2019

Vitamin D is important e.g. for bone health, because the vitamin helps the body absorb calcium from the…
NIH-funded trial finds vitamin D does not prevent type 2 diabetes in people at high risk

June 10, 2019

Taking a daily vitamin D supplement does not prevent type 2 diabetes in adults at high risk, according to results…
Sunscreen application does not prevent vitamin D production in the majority of people

May 27, 2019

Vitamin D, which is vital for bone health, is produced by the skin in response to ultraviolet radiation…
A substantial benefit from replacing steak with fish

May 16, 2019

The average Dane will gain a health benefit from substituting part of the red and processed meat in…
Vitamin D deficiency may be regulating the immune system and susceptibility to autoimmune diseases

April 15, 2019

Vitamin D is very important to us. Unlike many other vitamins, vitamin D is produced in our own…
Vitamin D may protect against pollution-associated asthma symptoms in obese children

March 13, 2019

A new study finds vitamin D may be protective among asthmatic obese children living in urban environments with…
Potential link between vitamin D deficiency and loss of brain plasticity

February 20, 2019

University of Queensland research may explain why vitamin D is vital for brain health, and how deficiency leads…
Treat vitamin D deficiency to prevent deadly lung attacks

January 14, 2019

Vitamin D supplements have been found to reduce the risk of potentially fatal lung attacks in some chronic…
Link between neonatal vitamin D deficiency and schizophrenia confirmed

December 10, 2018

Newborns with vitamin D deficiency have an increased risk of schizophrenia later in life, a team of Australian…
Researchers discover a new gear in life’s clock: Vitamin D

November 23, 2018

New research from Portland State University finds vitamin D, or a lack thereof can trigger or suspend embryonic development…
Vital Insights into Omega-3 and Vitamin D

November 19, 2018

For years, it’s remained an open question: What effects do dietary supplements such as high doses of vitamin…
How much sunlight did you get today? Cheap personalized sensors could help answering this question

October 4, 2018

Sun can be beneficial for us, but it can also be damaging. You want to get your daily…
New genetics findings unravel key components of fracture risk in osteoporosis

September 3, 2018

The largest study ever to investigate the genetics of osteoporosis and fracture risk determined that only two examined…
Vitamin D does not protect people from brain-related disorders

July 11, 2018

Dementia is a hugely debilitating condition, taking its toll on aging people and their families. Humans value their…
Gut microbes may partner with a protein to help regulate vitamin D

June 29, 2018

A collection of bacteria in the gut may use a cell-signaling protein to help regulate vitamin D, a…
Greater Levels of Vitamin D Associated with Decreasing Risk of Breast Cancer

June 18, 2018

Researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine suggest higher levels of vitamin D are associated…
Vitamin D improves weight gain and brain development in malnourished children

May 2, 2018

Vitamin D – the ‘sunshine vitamin’ – is well known for its beneficial effects on bone and muscle…
Vitamin D Deficiency Linked to Greater Risk of Diabetes

April 20, 2018

An epidemiological study conducted by researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine and Seoul National…
Vitamin D blood test may one day speed bipolar diagnosis in kids

April 11, 2018

A blood test may have the potential to speed accurate diagnosis – and proper treatment – of bipolar…
Vitamin D deficiency can put children at risk of autism-like behaviour

March 22, 2018

Researchers at The University of Western Australia and Telethon Kids Institute have found vitamin D plays an important…
Vitamin D Myths ‘D’-bunked

March 22, 2018

You may have heard every vitamin D myth under the sun—so many, in fact, that you might be…
Pregnant women deficient in vitamin D may give birth to obese children

February 14, 2018

Vitamin D deficiency in pregnant women could preprogram babies to grow into obese children and adults, according to…
Research finds Vitamin D is important for respiratory health

January 29, 2018

A new study carried out by The University of Western Australia, the Busselton Health Study and Sir Charles…
Reduced sunlight may contribute to winter weight gain

January 12, 2018

We may have a new reason, in addition to vitamin D generation, to bask in a little sunshine.…
Vitamin D in pregnancy may help prevent childhood asthma

May 29, 2017

A new study published in the Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology has found that taking Vitamin D…
Vitamin D protects against colds and flu, finds major global study

February 18, 2017

The study provides the most robust evidence yet that vitamin D has benefits beyond bone and muscle health,…
Team confirms Vitamin D link to autism traits

December 14, 2016

Researchers at The University of Queensland’s Queensland Brain Institute have found a link between Vitamin D deficiency in…
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