Higher vitamin D levels linked to lower hypertension risk
Tuesday, March 12, 2013. The results of a meta-analysis that appeared this month in the European Journal of Epidemiology reveal an association between higher vitamin D levels and a lower [...]
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December 11, 2012
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Vitamin D: ‘Surprise’ Prognostic Marker in Breast Cancer
From Medscape News Today – Kate Johnson Dec 10, 2012 SAN ANTONIO, Texas — Breast cancer patients with insufficient vitamin D levels have a worse prognosis after standard treatment plus [...]
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Vitamin D may prevent clogged arteries in diabetics
People with diabetes are at a higher risk of developing clogged arteries, often leading to heart disease; vitamin D deficiency may play a role. The research published in the Journal [...]
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Vitamin D Supplementation for Nonspecific Musculoskeletal Pain
Vitamin D Supplementation for Nonspecific Musculoskeletal Pain in Non-Western Immigrants: A Randomized Controlled Trial Ferdinand Schreuder, MD1⇓, Roos M. D. Bernsen, PhD2 and Johannes C. van der Wouden, PhD1 1Department [...]
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Vitamin D Deficiency Common in Critically Ill Children
August 6, 2012 — According to 2 recent studies, two thirds of children admitted to pediatric intensive care units (PICUs) may be deficient in vitamin D, which may make them [...]
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Vitamin D Linked to Disease Activity in MS
August 3, 2012 — Evidence suggests a role for vitamin D in the disease process of multiple sclerosis (MS). One large study reports the novel finding that treatment with beta-interferon [...]
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Vitamin D status at breast cancer diagnosis: Correlation with tumor characteristics?
Posted on July 17, 2012 by Brindusa Vanta, MD(EU) A new study confirms that healthy blood levels of vitamin D are important in women diagnosed with breast cancer and it [...]
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Can vitamin D supplementation help relieve the symptoms of depression?
Posted on July 20, 2012 by Brant Cebulla This week in The British Journal of Psychiatry, researchers in Norway have published results from their randomized controlled trial studying the effects [...]
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D deficiency may be linked to diabetic foot infections
Posted on July 19, 2012 by John Cannell, MD Foot infections are common problems in persons with diabetes. Dictum has it that diabetics often suffer from foot infections due only [...]
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Vitamin D anti-inflammatory pathway identified
Writing in the March 1, 2012, issue of The Journal of Immunology, researchers at National Jewish Health in Denver report their discovery of a molecular pathway through which vitamin D [...]
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