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2011-04-01 00:02:57

An international consortium of vitamin D experts published a new call to action to address the worldwide vitamin D deficiency in the latest journal of Public Health Nutrition due to their observations that the recent IOM (Institute of Medicine) report was ‘deficient’. Encinitas, CA (PRWEB) March 31, 2011 An international consortium of vitamin D experts published a new call to action to address the worldwide vitamin D deficiency in the latest journal of Public Health Nutrition...

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

SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif., Dec.


Word of the Day
alicorn
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.
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