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2013-03-19 14:10:13

While it is well known that a majority of hip fracture patients of all ages and both sexes have insufficient or deficient levels of vitamin D, a new study presented today at the 2013 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) looks at whether or not living in a warm, sunny climate improves patient vitamin D levels. Researchers retrospectively reviewed the vitamin D levels of 1,539 patients, including 448 acute hip fracture patients and 1,091 total hip (THR) or...

2013-03-14 11:08:15

Vitamin D supplements significantly reduced blood pressure in the first large controlled study of African-Americans, researchers report in the American Heart Association journal Hypertension. In the prospective trial, a three-month regimen of daily vitamin D increased circulating blood levels of vitamin D and resulted in a decrease in systolic blood pressure ranging from .7 to four mmHg (depending upon the dose given), compared with no change in participants who received a placebo....

2013-03-13 23:02:11

A new nutrition/beauty combo has Vitamin D covered and works to tackle this major health issue. Skin Authority announces a natural Vitamin D solution which addresses deficiency inside and out Carlsbad, CA (PRWEB) March 13, 2013 Got Vitamin D? Not likely. One billion people worldwide, and more in wintertime, are estimated to be Vitamin D deficient. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, more than half of U.S. adults are regularly “popping vitamins and...

2013-03-08 00:58:14

Study is first to report frequency of heart failure among breast cancer patients African-American women who survive breast cancer are more likely to develop heart failure than other women who have beaten the disease, according to research being presented at the American College of Cardiology's 62nd Annual Scientific Session. All told, these women have a 1.4-fold greater risk for heart failure compared to their white counterparts, though the likelihood of dying after developing heart...

2013-02-28 23:02:53

As the days grow longer, Canadians suffering from Seasonal Affective Disorder (S.A.D.) are starting to feel a bit better. New research into the use of vitamin D in the treatment of S.A.D. gives hope to the sufferers who cannot find relief from the traditional light therapy. That´s good news for Life Science Nutritionals, the makers of Adult Essentials Vitamin D gummies. Burlington, Ontario (PRWEB) February 28, 2013 As the days grow longer, Canadians suffering from Seasonal Affective...

Vitamin D Linked To Early Food Allergies
2013-02-28 05:42:14

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Adding a little vitamin D supplement to your diet while pregnant may put the child at risk of developing a food allergy after birth, according to a new study published in the journal Allergy. The Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research and the Martin Luther University in Halle-Wittenberg in Germany sought out to prove that there is a correlation between the concentration of vitamin D in the blood of expectant mothers and in the...

Vitamin D, Calcium Supplements Unnecessary For Many Postmenopausal Women
2013-02-26 21:24:58

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online For years, doctors have been recommending post-menopausal women take vitamin D and calcium supplements–but a federal panel of experts are now saying these supplements may not prevent fractures or broken bones. According to recommendations from the US Preventive Services Task Force recently published in the Annals of Internal Medicine, daily vitamin D doses of 400 international units (IU) or lower and calcium...

2013-02-21 23:02:22

Dr. Joel Buchalter offers tips for preventing Osteomalacia Carmel, NY (PRWEB) February 21, 2013 While osteomalacia is not well known, seniors should pay special attention to this easily preventable disease. Osteomalacia is a softening of the bones that is often caused by a vitamin D deficiency. In children, this condition is called rickets. “Osteomalacia is not the same as osteoporosis, another bone disorder that can also lead to fractures,” says Dr. Joel Buchalter, founding...


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