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2012-04-05 10:19:06

American women of African ancestry are more likely than European Americans to have estrogen receptor (ER) negative breast cancer.

2011-08-16 21:03:34

The indication that vitamin D and its derivatives have a protective effect against various types of cancer is not new.

2011-05-16 15:15:19

Researchers have linked a variant in the vitamin D receptor gene (VDR) with the onset of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) in Caucasian men.

2011-04-11 15:37:56

For years, scientists have thought of DNA as a passive blueprint capable only of producing specific proteins through RNA transcription.

2010-08-24 15:15:48

Vitamin D insufficiency is a risk factor for a number of diseases and thus, is a growing concern worldwide, as approximately one billion people may be vitamin D deficient.

2010-07-16 13:11:58

Vitamin D surfaces as a news topic every few months.

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2010-03-08 06:50:00

As much as half the world’s population has less than adequate immune systems where their killer T cells cannot fight infection properly, and scientists find that vitamin D is a vital key to keeping their defenses up.

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2008-11-08 10:34:06

A form of vitamin D could be one of our body's main protections against damage from low levels of radiation.


Word of the Day
gazingstock
  • A person or thing gazed at with wonder or curiosity, especially of a scornful kind.
The 'stock' of 'gazingstock' comes from an Old English word meaning 'tree trunk' or 'wood'.
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