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

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.

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

Parents who yell at their kids to "go out and play" this summer may want to follow their own advice. A new study from U.S. Department of Energy's Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory has found that bone aging can be accelerated from a lack of vitamin D.

2013-02-12 11:55:09

African-American women battling vitamin D deficiencies need the same dose as Caucasian women to treat the condition.

2011-06-06 19:49:16

Today, The Endocrine Society released "Evaluation, Treatment, and Prevention of Vitamin D Deficiency: An Endocrine Society Clinical Practice Guideline."

2011-01-10 08:56:46

Vitamin D may speed up recovery time for patients suffering from tuberculosis (TB), according to a new study.

2010-09-24 08:15:00

PRAGUE, Sept. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Enobia Pharma today announced positive results for its Phase II juvenile clinical trial of ENB-0040 (asfotase alfa), an experimental bone-targeted enzyme replacement therapy intended for the treatment of hypophosphatasia (HPP).

2010-09-08 06:30:00

MONTREAL, Sept. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Enobia Pharma today provided an update on key developments in its comprehensive effort to develop ENB-0040 (asfotase alfa), an experimental bone-targeted enzyme replacement therapy, for the treatment of hypophosphatasia (HPP).

2010-08-10 12:49:26

Anthony Norman, a leading international expert in vitamin D, proposes worldwide policy changes regarding people's vitamin D daily intake amount in order to maximize the vitamin's contribution to reducing the frequency of many diseases, including childhood rickets, adult osteomalacia, cancer, autoimmune type-1 diabetes, hypertension, cardiovascular disease, obesity and muscle weakness.


Word of the Day
taphephobia
  • A morbid dread of being buried alive. Also spelled 'taphiphobia'.
The word 'taphephobia' comes from Greek roots meaning 'burial' and 'fear'.
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