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Latest Hypovitaminosis D Stories

2013-03-21 10:24:25

Research from Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) shows that improving vitamin D status by increasing its level in the blood could have a number of non-skeletal health benefits.

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.

2013-03-14 11:08:15

Vitamin D supplements significantly reduced blood pressure in the first large controlled study of African-Americans.

2013-03-13 23:02:11

A new nutrition/beauty combo has Vitamin D covered and works to tackle this major health issue.

2013-03-08 00:58:14

African-American women who survive breast cancer are more likely to develop heart failure than other women who have beaten the disease.

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.

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

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.

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

A federal panel of experts are now saying vitamin D and calcium supplements may not prevent fractures or broken bones.


Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.