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Vitamin D Deficiency Linked to Diabetic Retinopathy

Medscape - ‎May 28, 2016‎
ORLANDO, Florida - Diabetic retinopathy may be yet another ill effect associated with vitamin D deficiency, a new meta-analysis and systematic review suggests.

Retinopathy Linked to Vitamin D Deficiency

MedPage Today - ‎May 27, 2016‎
In a meta-analysis that included 11 publications and involved studies that included about 6,000 individuals, diabetic patients with vitamin D deficiency were 26.7% more likely to have diabetic retinopathy than patients who were not deficient in the so ...

High-dose vitamin D may boost diversity of the gut microbiome: Study - ‎May 27, 2016‎
“CD8+ T cells have the highest expression level of [vitamin D receptors] compared with other immune cells, which suggests that CD8+ T cell function is also regulated by vitamin D,” they wrote. “Calcitriol [also known as 1,25-dihydroxyvitamin D (1,25(OH ...

How much vitamin D do I need?

The Missourian - ‎5 hours ago‎
Consumer surveys find that vitamin D now outsells all other supplements, including fish oil, probiotics and even multivitamins.

Vitamin D supplementation can improve health, lower disease risk

Healio - ‎May 27, 2016‎
ORLANDO, Fla. - Vitamin D deficiency is likely the most common medical condition worldwide, and treatment requires a combination of proper diet, supplementation and “sensible” sun exposure, according to a speaker here.

Global Vitamin D Deficiency Disorders Clinical Trials Review, H1, 2016 - Analysis, Technologies & Forecasts Report ...

Business Wire (press release) - ‎May 27, 2016‎
The clinical trial report, Vitamin D Deficiency Disorders Global Clinical Trials Review, H1, 2016" provides an overview of Vitamin D Deficiency Disorders clinical trials scenario. This report provides top line data relating to the clinical trials on ...

Sun-starved Alaskans may benefit from Vitamin D supplement

Alaska Dispatch News - ‎May 25, 2016‎
This past January, I found myself in a down coat on a back porch lounge chair. I'd brushed snow off the seat of the chair and sat down, feeling tremendous relief sitting in the sun.

Vitamin D: Study Finds Impaired Fertility

MedPage Today - ‎May 23, 2016‎
In women with low vitamin D planning a pregnancy, high-dose supplements reduced birth complications but also lowered the chances of conceiving, according to a small clinical trial.
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Holidays in the sun hold key to boosting vitamin D, study finds

Science Daily - ‎May 17, 2016‎
People who take foreign breaks have higher levels of vitamin D in their blood, which has been linked to wide-ranging health benefits, a study has found.

Time to make up for our vitamin D deficiency

Irish Times - ‎May 22, 2016‎
The benefits of vitamin D are fairly well known, particularly when it comes to bone and teeth health. Not so well known, however, is its proven benefits for the normal functioning of the immune system as well as muscle function.

Pneumonia risk varies with vitamin D and E levels, smoking, and exercise

Bel Marra Health - ‎May 26, 2016‎
pneumonia risk vitamin d supplementation Pneumonia risk varies with vitamin D and E levels, smoking, and exercise. The findings come from researchers at the University of Finland who uncovered that low vitamin D serum levels are a risk factor for ...

5 Vitamin D Myths to Stop Believing Now

Huffington Post - ‎May 23, 2016‎
Look, we all want healthy bones and a better mood. But they shouldn't come at the cost of healthy skin. Yep, we're talking about vitamin D, which is crucial for bone strength and may alleviate depression, studies have shown. It's 100 percent true that ...
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Vitamin D and androgen receptor-targeted therapy may help treat TNBC - ‎May 24, 2016‎
"However, triple-negative tumors have been unresponsive to receptor-targeted treatments. It was only when we discovered that two-thirds of triple-negative breast cancers express vitamin D and androgen receptors that we were able to treat the tumors ...

Should You Take a Vitamin? Do You Know What a Vitamin Is?

New York Times (blog) - ‎May 26, 2016‎
Recently, we sat down with Ms. Price to discuss some of the most common misconceptions about vitamins, the reasons vitamin D testing can be misleading, and which questions you should ask yourself before deciding whether to take a multivitamin. Here are ...

Light lunch and vitamin D

Sarasota Herald-Tribune - ‎May 24, 2016‎
Humans are kinda capable of photosynthesis, and they use it to produce what scientists believe to be the oldest hormone that has ever existed on earth.

Strong Association Between Vitamin D Deficiency and Diabetic Retinopathy Indicated

Business Wire (press release) - ‎May 23, 2016‎
ORLANDO, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--A trio of authors today reported their analysis of observational studies revealed a significant association between vitamin D deficiency (VDD) and diabetic retinopathy (DR), one of the leading causes of blindness ...

4 Surprising Health Benefits of Vitamin D

The Cheat Sheet - ‎May 20, 2016‎
It's important to make sure you get the recommended daily value of vitamins and minerals each day so that you can stay healthy.
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High Blood Levels Of Vitamin D Help Protect Women Over 50 From Cancer: Study

Medical Daily - ‎May 18, 2016‎
Higher levels of vitamin D in the blood is associated with a reduced risk of cancer, the researchers said. Specifically, women over the age of 55 whose 25-hydroxyvitamin D blood concentrations were 40 nanograms per milliliter (ng/ml) or higher showed a ...

Time to Settle Controversy Over Vitamin D Supplements: Rheumatology Network and ConsultantLive

MedPage Today - ‎May 24, 2016‎
by ConsultantLive and Rheumatology Network Staff. Do vitamin D supplements help prevent fractures? Experts weigh in to help clarify the conflicting data.
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UAE one of world's highest in Vitamin D deficiency - ‎May 20, 2016‎
Speaking at the VPS-Penn Medicine Internal Diagnostic Radiology and Medical Lab Conference which kicked off on Thursday, principal scientist at VPS Healthcare Dr Afrozul Haq said the UAE has one of the world's highest amounts of Vitamin D deficiency, ...