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Link Between Vitamin D And Dementia Risk Confirmed
2014-08-08 03:02:43

University of Exeter Vitamin D deficiency is associated with a substantially increased risk of dementia and Alzheimer’s disease in older people, according to the most robust study of its kind ever conducted. An international team, led by Dr David Llewellyn at the University of Exeter Medical School, found that study participants who were severely Vitamin D deficient were more than twice as likely to develop dementia and Alzheimer’s disease. The team studied elderly Americans who...

2014-08-07 23:04:29

Company Announces First - Ever Wearable Technology to Measure UV Dosage and Vitamin D Generation Portland, OR (PRWEB) August 07, 2014 Ultra has introduced the first-ever wearable technology that measures an individual’s accumulated ultraviolet (UV) dosage and effective vitamin D generation. Violet pairs with a mobile device to provide real-time data on overall sun exposure. Ultra serves health conscious individuals who are concerned about the detrimental effects of sun over-exposure...

2014-07-30 08:33:20

SALT LAKE CITY, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Do you currently take a vitamin D supplement? New research says you should. A study conducted by USANA Health Sciences, in conjunction with Intermountain Healthcare's The Orthopedic Specialty Hospital (TOSH), found that taking a daily vitamin D supplement is the best way to improve vitamin D levels in the body. The study examined levels of vitamin D in 743 male and female adults throughout the United States, between the ages of 20 and 65....

2014-07-03 23:00:12

Customers can save 20% on our entire line of premium nutritional supplements specifically designed to address the nutritional needs associated with many common digestive health issues including colon cancer, celiac disease, irritable bowel syndrome, and Vitamin D deficiency. Santa Rosa, CA (PRWEB) July 03, 2014 To celebrate America’s Independence Day GI for Life, a leading online retailer for nutritional supplements that are specifically targeted to enhance colon and intestinal health,...

2014-07-01 09:53:38

UCSF UCSF Study Questions Role of Skin Pigment in Enabling Survival at Higher Latitudes The popular idea that Northern Europeans developed light skin to absorb more UV light so they could make more vitamin D – vital for healthy bones and immune function – is questioned by UC San Francisco researchers in a new study published online in the journal Evolutionary Biology. Ramping up the skin’s capacity to capture UV light to make vitamin D is indeed important, according to a team...

2014-06-30 16:26:50

First Large-Scale Analysis of Protective Role of Vitamin D in Elderly NEW YORK, June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A vitamin D boost may prevent early death from heart disease and cancer, according to a large scale study by Mount Sinai and a consortium of international collaborators, published online in the June issue of BMJ. Analysis of pooled data by Paolo Boffetta, MD, Director of the Institute for Translational Epidemiology and Associate Director for Population Sciences of...

2014-06-28 09:41:35

The Lancet New genetic research provides compelling evidence that low levels of vitamin D have a causal role in the development of high blood pressure (hypertension). The findings, published in The Lancet Diabetes & Endocrinology, suggest that vitamin D supplementation could be effective in combating some cases of hypertension. "In view of the costs and side effects associated with antihypertensive drugs, the potential to prevent or reduce blood pressure and therefore the risk of...

2014-06-19 09:27:24

BMJ-British Medical Journal Low vitamin D linked to high risk of death from all causes including cancer and cardiovascular disease The main source of vitamin D is its production in skin thanks to the sun. Women are more prone to low vitamin D than men - and due to differing weather conditions, concentrations vary in populations across the world. Vitamin D deficiency is especially common among the elderly who often have less sun exposure, but it is unclear what effect the production...

2014-06-15 15:11:15

University of California - San Diego Researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine have found that persons with lower blood levels of vitamin D were twice as likely to die prematurely as people with higher blood levels of vitamin D. The finding, published in the June 12 issue of American Journal of Public Health, was based on a systematic review of 32 previous studies that included analyses of vitamin D, blood levels and human mortality rates. The specific...

2014-05-20 23:02:40

Dr. Connie Casad begins recommending vitamin K in conjunction with vitamin D for patients. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) May 20, 2014 Dr. Connie Casad, a Dallas area gynecologist and Bioidentical Hormone specialist, has for several years encouraged all of her patients to boost their immune system with vitamin D. Now, she is adding vitamin K to create a new regimen for patients. Over the past ten years, vast amounts of research have proven the critical role vitamin D plays in human health. Now, new...


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