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2012-06-26 06:21:03

(Ivanhoe Newswire) —Blood tests that measure Vitamin D deficiency are among the most frequently ordered tests in medicine. A new study found that some test kits are inaccurate. Researchers at Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine found that two new tests, Abbot Architect and Siemans Centaur2, may not be accurate. This study was performed on 163 randomly selected blood samples. In 40% of the Abbott Architect specimens and 48% of the Siemans Centaur2 specimens, results...

2012-06-26 06:20:28

(Ivanhoe Newswire) — Not getting enough of the “sun vitamin?” It could be causing you to gain weight! A new study states older women with insufficient levels of vitamin D gained more weight than those with sufficient levels of the vitamin. Researchers from Kaiser Permanente Center for Health Research in Portland, Oregon did a study to test this phenomenon. The study of more than 4,600 women ages 65 and older, found that over nearly five years, those with insufficient...

2012-06-25 21:27:19

Kaiser Permanente study finds most older women have insufficient levels of the 'sunshine vitamin' Older women with insufficient levels of Vitamin D gained more weight than those with sufficient levels of the vitamin, according to a new study funded by the National Institutes of Health and published online today in the Journal of Women's Health. The study of more than 4,600 women ages 65 and older found that over nearly five years, those with insufficient levels of Vitamin D in their blood...

2012-05-29 08:16:08

Scientists know that Vitamin D deficiency is not healthy. However, new research from the University of Copenhagen now indicates that too high a level of the essential vitamin is not good either. The study is based on blood samples from 247,574 Copenhageners. The results have just been published in the reputed scientific Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism. Vitamin D is instrumental in helping calcium reach our bones, thus lessening the risk from falls and the risk of broken...

2012-05-19 00:05:57

Observational studies show vitamin D may benefit cardiovascular, skin and metabolic disorders The Endocrine Society's new scientific statement published online today represents the first comprehensive evaluation of both the basic and clinical evidence related to the non-skeletal effects of vitamin D. The statement addresses current research regarding the associations of vitamin D with immune function, hypertension, stroke, skin conditions and maternal/fetal health. Vitamin D is a...

2012-05-06 23:01:10

Having and maintaining healthy joints and bone strength is now easier with JoMo, the leading vegetable based, non-GMO liquid glucosamine from JoMo Nutrition, USA. JoMo Nutrition today announced the addition of 2000IU of vitamin D3 in every daily dose. Vitamin D3 is seen as essential for bone and joint health as well as maintaining a healthy inflammatory response. Athletes, world champions and Olympians use JoMo as part of their daily joint health program. Irvine, CA (PRWEB) May 06, 2012...

2012-04-30 14:18:45

New research published in the Journal of Leukocyte Biology suggests that the older population could benefit from vitamin D supplementation in autumn and winter to protect against viral infections Vitamin D may be known as the sunshine vitamin, but a new research report appearing in the Journal of Leukocyte Biology shows that it is more than that. According to the report, insufficient levels of vitamin D are related to a deficiency in our innate immune defenses that protect us from...


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