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2013-10-18 11:55:41

Increased vitamin D levels may prevent a wide range of diseases, according to recent studies. However, some previous studies led to a concern that vitamin D supplementation could increase an individual's risk of developing kidney stones. However, a study of 2,012 participants – published in the American Journal of Public Health –found no statistically relevant association between 25-hydroxyvitamin D (25 (OH)D) serum level in the range of 20 to 100 ng/mL and the incidence of kidney...

One Third Of The World's Population Has Insufficient Vitamin D Levels
2013-09-05 07:46:48

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online More than one-third of people worldwide have insufficient levels of vitamin D, which has been linked to a decreased risk of osteoporosis, cancer and cardiovascular disease, researchers report in a new study appearing in the British Journal of Nutrition. In a systematic review of 200 population-based vitamin D studies from 44 countries, principal investigator Dr. Kristina Hoffmann of Heidelberg University’s Mannheim Institute of...

2013-08-13 11:39:49

Studying the expression of genes that are dependent on vitamin D makes it possible to identify individuals who will benefit from vitamin D supplementation, shows a University of Eastern Finland study published recently in PLoS One. Population-based studies have shown that vitamin D deficiency may increase the risk for chronic diseases and weaken the body's immune system. In the present study carried out at the University of Eastern Finland, Kuopio, the study participants were given a daily...

2013-07-24 23:29:30

The study, published this July in the Annals of Epidemiology, revealed that people with a greater Body Mass Index are more likely to have a Vitamin D deficiency. Life Science Nutritionals wants to remind Canadians that even during the season of sunshine, many people aren’t getting enough Vitamin D. Burlington, Ontario (PRWEB) July 24, 2013 The study, published this July in the Annals of Epidemiology, revealed that people with a greater Body Mass Index (BMI) are more likely to have a...

2013-07-12 23:31:24

Always Apply Sunscreen before Going Outdoors in Daytime, Announces Water and Health Advocate Sharon Kleyne. Grants Pass, OR (PRWEB) July 11, 2013 In our changing global environment, reports water and dehydration researcher Sharon Kleyne, sunscreen has become indispensable. According to Kleyne, sunscreen is no longer just for the summer beach. Kleyne recommends always applying sunscreen, summer or winter, before venturing outdoors in daytime. Sharon Kleyne is Founder of Bio-Logic Aqua...

Sunshine Vitamin Can Help Keep Your Bones Healthy
2013-07-11 05:08:18

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Parents who yell at their kids to "go out and play" this summer may want to follow their own advice. A new study from US Department of Energy's Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory has found bone aging can be accelerated from a lack of vitamin D. Synthesized when the skin is exposed to the sun's rays, vitamin D conveys numerous other health benefits including lowering the risks of multiple sclerosis and rheumatoid arthritis in women....

Link Between Heart Disease And Low Vitamin D Blood Levels Varies By Race
2013-07-10 16:57:53

University of Washington Low vitamin D blood levels are linked to greater risk of heart disease in whites and Chinese, but not in blacks and Hispanics, according to a study appearing this week in JAMA, a journal published by the American Medical Association. Growing evidence has suggested that low blood levels of 25-hydroxyvitamin are associated with higher risk of developing coronary heart disease among whites. Few of these studies included substantial numbers of people from other...

2013-07-10 10:12:15

In a multiethnic group of adults, low serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D concentration was associated with increased risk of coronary heart disease events among white or Chinese participants but not among black or Hispanic participants, results that suggest that the risks and benefits of vitamin D supplementation should be evaluated carefully across race and ethnicity, according to a study in the July 10 issue of JAMA. "Low circulating concentrations of 25-hydroxyvitamin D (25[OH]D) have been...

2013-07-03 23:21:21

A recently published study tested Vitamin D intake during pregnancy and its affect on the baby's Vitamin D levels at birth. A Vitamin D deficiency is especially troublesome for pregnant woman making a Vitamin D supplement, like Liquid Health's Vitamin D3, something to consider during pregnancy. Murrieta, CA (PRWEB) July 03, 2013 A study entitled “Vitamin D requirement in pregnancy to prevent deficiency in neonates: a randomised trial” was published in the May 2013 edition of...

2013-06-26 16:36:41

Until now, there has been no research dedicated to the importance of Vitamin D supplementation in children with congenital heart disease (CHD). However, over the past few years, researchers at the Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO) Research Institute and Cardiovascular Surgery Program teamed with the Canadian Critical Care Trials Group to understand the impact of cardiac surgery on the Vitamin D status of infants and children, to be printed next month in Anesthesiology. "The...


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