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Less body fat for kids taking vitamin D

McGill Reporter - ‎14 hours ago‎
A healthy intake of vitamin D in the first year of life appears to set children up to have more muscle mass and less body fat as toddlers, according to a new study published in the journal Pediatric Obesity.

The hot new sunscreen that gives skin instant vitamin D

New York Post - ‎19 hours ago‎
When Gwyneth Paltrow fractured her tibial plateau in 2007, her doctors discovered she had the beginnings of bone-thinning osteopenia and the lowest vitamin D levels they had ever seen. Their prescription: vitamin D supplements and some SPF free time in ...

Vitamin D supplementation among infants boosts muscle mass at 3 years

Medical News Today - ‎16 hours ago‎
Previous studies have indicated that vitamin D is important for bone density, but the authors of the current study were surprised to find that it also appears to benefit early body composition.

Low vitamin D increases risk for adverse pathology of localized prostate cancer

Healio - ‎13 hours ago‎
Vitamin D deficiency or insufficiency appeared associated with elevated risk for adverse pathology in men with localized prostate cancer who underwent radical prostatectomy, according to results of a cross-sectional, observational study.
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Vitamin D: studies show importance for newborns

Radio Canada International - ‎May 4, 2016‎
What they show is a clear correlation to adequate availability to Vitamin D and body structure in babies. While they were looking for confirmation of relation in regard to bone density, they found that babies given Vitamin D supplements in the first ...
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Less body fat for toddlers taking vitamin D

Science Daily - ‎May 2, 2016‎
"We were very intrigued by the higher lean mass, the possibility that vitamin D can help infants to not only grow healthy skeletons but also healthy amounts of muscle and less fat," said Hope Weiler, one of the study's authors and Director of the Mary ...

New research reveals sun benefits that AREN'T linked to vitamin D

Daily Mail - ‎May 2, 2016‎
This is not simply about vitamin D - which our skin manufactures from sunlight. The vitamin helps us build healthy bones and teeth and may protect against bowel cancer.

Vitamin D study on pet dogs' health by Edinburgh scientists

BBC News - ‎May 3, 2016‎
Pet dogs are being used in a research project to look at the effects of vitamin D on their health. In the first of the studies, vets are assessing dogs that have had surgery to repair damage to their knee ligaments.

Why thousands of people are turning to Vitamin D pills to get through the winter

Manchester Evening News - ‎May 3, 2016‎
People in Greater Manchester were suffering from a lack of sun last winter - so much so that doctors prescribed more than 90,000 Vitamin D supplements. Exclusive analysis from the M.E.N. has found that the 2.96m patients in Greater Manchester were ...

This Vitamin Deficiency is a Global Health Problem

Care2.com - ‎May 4, 2016‎
We all hear about vitamin D's importance on a regular basis, but do you really know how to make sure you're getting enough of it?
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Vitamin D may help cut body fat in infants: Study

The Indian Express - ‎May 3, 2016‎
“We were very intrigued by the higher lean mass, the possibility that Vitamin D can help infants to not only grow healthy skeletons but also healthy amounts of muscle and less fat,” said one of the researcher Hope Weiler, director of the Mary Emily ...

Correlation between vitamin D levels and apoptosis in geriatric patients infected with hepatitis C virus genotype 4

Dove Medical Press - ‎May 4, 2016‎
Background: Vitamin D levels play a pivotal role in most biological processes and differ according to age. A deficiency of vitamin D in chronic hepatitis C (CHC) patients has been shown to be linked with the severity of liver fibrosis, but little is ...

Correlation between vitamin D levels and muscle fatigue risk factors based on physical activity in healthy older adults

Dove Medical Press - ‎May 4, 2016‎
Serum 25(OH)D (25-hydroxy vitamin D) levels, metabolic syndrome parameters, TAC activity, muscle fatigue biomarkers (Ca, creatine kinase, lactic acid dehydrogenase, troponin I, hydroxyproline), physical activity, body fatness, and fatigue score (visual ...
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Give your infants vitamin D to help them cut fat, build muscle mass

Hindustan Times - ‎May 3, 2016‎
Children should be given a healthy dose of vitamin D in their first year to build muscle mass and reduce fat, say researchers.
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New research reveals benefits that aren't linked to vitamin D : Sunshine cuts blood pressure and makes you thinner

Daily Times - ‎May 3, 2016‎
This is not simply about vitamin D - which our skin manufactures from sunlight. The vitamin helps us build healthy bones and teeth and may protect against bowel cancer.

Lower levels of vitamin D associated with increased risk of noninfectious uveitis

Healio - ‎May 3, 2016‎
SEATTLE - Patients with noninfectious uveitis had lower levels of vitamin D compared to patients without noninfectious uveitis, according to a poster presented here.

Obstructive sleep apnea may be associated with vitamin D deficiency

Bel Marra Health - ‎May 3, 2016‎
Some researchers believe that a vitamin D deficiency is associated with weight gain, which is a risk factor for obstructive sleep apnea.
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Vitamin D overdose kills 10-year-old boy in Delhi

Times of India - ‎Apr 29, 2016‎
NEW DELHI: Consuming too much of 'harmless' vitamins can have serious implications. In a shocking case reported from AIIMS, a 10-year-old boy died after being administered a dose of Vitamin D that was several times higher than the safe limit. The boy ...
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Vitamin D: Less than HALF of Brits can name ONE deficiency symptom

Express.co.uk - ‎Apr 26, 2016‎
The research - conducted by the Health Food Manufacturers' Association (HFMA) - revealed more than half did not think it important for infants to have sufficient vitamin D intake for bone health. Almost two thirds of over 50s questioned are unaware of ...

Young adults needed for study into impact of Vitamin D on eyesight

HealthCanal.com (press release) (blog) - ‎22 hours ago‎
Do you live in Brisbane? Are you aged between 18 and 25? If so you're invited to take part in a QUT study looking at the role vitamin D plays in how accurate our eyes are at focussing near and far. Chih Huang Yang, a PhD student in QUT's School of ...
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