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A passel of things are celebrated in February, and one of them is “National Children’s Dental Health Month.” Dr.
New research from Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center suggests that physicians are ordering vitamin D deficiency screening tests for preventive care purposes rather than after patients develop conditions caused by decreased bone density.
A new research review from a team of French and Belgian researchers has cast some doubt on the health benefits of vitamin D supplements.
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.
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.
Preterm infants may need to be given 800 international units (IU) of vitamin D a day to ensure they develop strong bones.
Vitamin D is crucial to the growth of healthy bones.
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.
African-American women battling vitamin D deficiencies need the same dose as Caucasian women to treat the condition.
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