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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.

2010-11-15 13:20:57

While vitamin D deficiency is associated with fatal stroke among whites, it is not linked to more stroke deaths among blacks.

2010-10-19 07:37:17

Short Winter Days Mean It's Time to Top Up Your Vitamin D When the sun is not enough, add Vitamin D from food sources and supplements Bellingham, WA (Vocus) October 18, 2010 As we approach the winter solstice – the shortest day of the year – it's clear that in many areas of North America, sunshine is in short supply.

2010-09-27 15:16:22

Preliminary findings from an upcoming new report by the International Osteoporosis Foundation (IOF) show alarming projections and reveal the poor state of post-fracture care in the Russian Federation and many other countries in the region.

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).

2010-08-24 15:22:31

The extent to which vitamin D deficiency may increase susceptibility to a wide range of diseases is dramatically highlighted in research published today.

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.

2010-06-21 07:00:00

SAN DIEGO, June 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Enobia Pharma today announced positive interim data from a clinical study of ENB-0040, a bone targeted enzyme replacement therapy, under investigation for the treatment of hypophosphatasia (HPP).

2010-05-04 11:44:39

Pregnant Arab women have an "extraordinarily high prevalence" of vitamin D deficiency – a potential health issue for them and their babies, according to a new Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center study.


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chickabiddy
  • A young chicken: also used as a pet name for children.
The word 'chickabiddy' may come from 'chick' plus 'biddy', a name used in calling a hen or chicken.
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