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Heart Attack Risk Linked To Low Vitamin D Levels
2012-09-25 09:13:44

Connie K. Ho for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online According to the World Health Organization (WHO), 17 million people die from heart disease every year. With this staggering statistic, it is no wonder that heart disease is one of the leading causes of death for adults around the globe. In order to better understand heart disease, researchers from the University of Copenhagen and Copenhagen University Hospital went about studying vitamin D. The group of investigators recently...

2012-09-07 23:00:50

Following an article published for the Food Consumer which focuses on how UV rays can lead to mutations and cancer, a representative from Likewise Skincare offers a response. Bohemia, NY (PRWEB) September 06, 2012 September 6th, Likewise Skincare, producer of facial moisturizer for dry skin, offers response to an article published for the Food Consumer regarding how UV rays may result in skin cancer and mutation. According to the article, ultraviolet rays from sunlight can influence skin...

2012-09-05 21:16:37

American Heart Association rapid access journal report Taking vitamin D supplements to compensate for vitamin D deficiency didn't improve cholesterol – at least in the short term, according to new research in Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis and Vascular Biology, an American Heart Association journal. Researchers studied 151 people with vitamin D deficiency who received either a mega-dose (50,000 internationals units) of vitamin D3 or placebo weekly for eight weeks. Participants'...

2012-08-21 00:44:40

Wintertime infection risk cut in half among children with very low initial vitamin D levels A study conducted in Mongolian schoolchildren supports the possibility that daily vitamin D supplementation can reduce the risk of respiratory infections in winter. In a report that will appear in the journal Pediatrics and has received early online release, an international research team found that vitamin D supplementation decreased the risk of respiratory infections among children who had low...

2012-07-24 06:34:56

(Ivanhoe Newswire) - Three quarters of American adults are considered vitamin D deficient. Consistent research has shown a lack of vitamin D can cause to a variety of health issues, including impairment of lung function for smokers. Vitamin D deficiency is associated with worse lung function and more rapid decline in lung function over time in smokers, suggesting that vitamin D may have a protective effect against the effects of smoking on lung function according to a new study. "We...

2012-07-23 06:18:53

(Ivanhoe Newswire) - Three quarters of American adults are considered vitamin D deficient. Consistent research has shown a lack of vitamin D can cause to a variety of health issues, including impairment of lung function for smokers. Vitamin D deficiency is associated with worse lung function and more rapid decline in lung function over time in smokers, suggesting that vitamin D may have a protective effect against the effects of smoking on lung function according to a new study. "We...

2012-07-18 01:09:17

The combination of obesity and vitamin D deficiency may put people at even greater risk of insulin resistance than either factor alone, according to new research from the Drexel University School of Public Health recently published early online in the journal Diabetes Care. Insulin resistance is a major risk factor for Type 2 diabetes, a condition that affects 25.6 million adults and is the seventh leading cause of death in the United States. "Vitamin D insufficiency and obesity are...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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