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HOUSTON, May 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Current recommendations for Vitamin D were called "grossly inadequate" today at the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) 18th Annual Meeting & Clinical Congress. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090324/DC88061LOGO-b) "National recommendations from the Food and Nutrition Board are 400 to 600 International Units (IU) a day," Neil Binkley, MD, an Associate Professor in Geriatrics and Endocrinology at the University...
New research provides evidence for a link between vitamin D insufficiency and asthma severity. Serum levels of vitamin D in more than 600 Costa Rican children were inversely linked to several indicators of allergy and asthma severity
Keeping warm isn't the only reason lizards and other cold-blooded critters bask in the sun.
Swiss researchers say higher doses of vitamin D daily may reduce bone fracture risk for the elderly.
In a development that could help improve the prevention and treatment of osteoporosis, rickets, and other bone diseases, government chemists are reporting an advance in developing an accurate, reliable set of standards for measuring vitamin D levels in blood.
On Monday, US researchers announced that Americans are not getting enough vitamin D.
A new study finds that one in seven American adolescents is deficient in vitamin D, something that could raise the risk of high blood pressure, high blood sugar and metabolic syndrome.
Start of Daylight Saving Time Declared 'Vitamin D Day' to Remind Americans to Get More of the Sunshine Vitamin WASHINGTON, March 9 /PRNewswire/ -- As we get ready to change our clocks for Daylight Saving Time, the National Milk Mustache "got milk?" Campaign is declaring it Vitamin D Day to raise awareness of the important role of the "sunshine vitamin." Even though we have the ability to make our own vitamin D when the ultraviolet rays of the sun hit our skin, many Americans fail to get...
MONTREAL, March 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Enobia Pharma, an emerging Canadian biotech company focused on developing novel therapeutics for serious bone disorders, today announced completion of target enrollment in its pilot clinical trial in infants suffering from a severe form of hypophosphatasia.
New Research is Discovering an Increasing Number of Negative Health Effects Resulting from Vitamin D Deficiency MCLEAN, Va., Feb.