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2010-11-15 13:20:57

While vitamin D deficiency is associated with fatal stroke among whites, it is not linked to more stroke deaths among blacks.

2010-11-15 13:03:06

Low levels of vitamin D, the essential nutrient obtained from milk, fortified cereals and exposure to sunlight, doubles the risk of stroke in whites, but not in blacks.

2009-11-15 12:52:26

Researchers at Johns Hopkins are reporting what is believed to be the first conclusive evidence in men that the long-term ill effects of vitamin D deficiency are amplified by lower levels of the key sex hormone estrogen, but not testosterone.

2008-08-18 12:00:14

Having too little vitamin D in the body might raise the risk of premature death, a study by Johns Hopkins researchers shows.

2008-08-12 06:00:17

By Mary Brophy Marcus Low levels of vitamin D may raise a person's risk of premature death, a study by Johns Hopkins researchers shows.


Word of the Day
tourtiere
  • a meat pie that is usually eaten at Christmas in Quebec
The word 'tourtiere' comes from the French tourte, or passenger pigeon.
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