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2011-03-14 08:00:00

WASHINGTON, March 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Well-known for its role in keeping bones strong, vitamin D is now being hailed for so much more - from normal muscle function to a healthy immune system.

2011-02-22 21:50:14

Researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine and Creighton University School of Medicine in Omaha have reported that markedly higher intake of vitamin D is needed to reach blood levels that can prevent or markedly cut the incidence of breast cancer and several other major diseases than had been originally thought.

2011-01-19 10:35:00

No Safe Threshold for Sun or Indoor Tanning Exposure SCHAUMBURG, Ill., Jan.

2011-01-10 15:30:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Enobia Pharma Inc., today announced that it has successfully completed a Phase II study of ENB-0040, a bone targeted enzyme replacement therapy being investigated in juveniles with hypophosphatasia (HPP), a serious, rare metabolic bone disorder.

2011-01-10 08:56:46

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

2010-12-13 14:12:34

Bone health experts attending the 1st Asia-Pacific Osteoporosis Meeting in Singapore this week have flagged vitamin D deficiency as a major concern in the region, particularly in South Asia where the problem is especially severe and widespread across the entire population.

2010-12-02 00:00:39

Shane Ellison, organic chemist and author of Over-The-Counter Natural Cures, exposes yet another danger lurking in our nutritional supplements: hormones known as cholecalciferol and ergocalciferol, commonly referred to as “vitamin D.” Denver, CO (PRWEB) December 1, 2010 The vitamin industry can’t be trusted.

2010-12-01 08:05:00


2010-11-16 07:45:07

Vitamin D deficiency is associated with fatal stroke among whites, but according to this study, it is not linked to more stroke deaths among blacks.

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The word 'immane' comes from the Latin word 'immanis', 'enormous'.