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Latest Hypovitaminosis D Stories

2013-03-27 23:01:17

Canadians can’t obtain vitamin D from natural sun exposure in the months of October through April.

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
dittany
  • An aromatic woolly plant (Origanum dictamnus) native to Crete, formerly believed to have magical powers.
The word 'dittany' may come from the name of Mount Diktē in Crete, where it was supposed to grow.
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