Latest Rickets Stories

2009-02-03 09:06:20

Vitamin D is significantly associated with muscle power and force in adolescent girls, according to a new study accepted for publication in The Endocrine Society's Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism (JCEM).

2009-02-03 08:25:00

Nature Made(R) Consistently Meets Consumer's Needs as the Leader in Vitamin D Offerings NORTHRIDGE, Calif., Feb.

2009-01-22 09:20:08

A researcher from Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) has determined that a 9-month old infant who was admitted to a local Boston hospital with seizures and a bulging soft spot was actually suffering from rickets caused by vitamin D deficiency.

2008-12-24 11:25:39

Pregnant women who are vitamin D deficient are at an increased risk for delivering a baby by Cesarean section, U.S. researchers said.

2008-12-23 16:01:57

Researchers from Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) and Boston Medical Center (BMC) found that pregnant women who are vitamin D deficient are also at an increased risk for delivering a baby by caesarean section as compared to pregnant women who are not vitamin D deficient.

2008-12-17 13:25:09

Vitamin D is now viewed not simply as having a role in promoting bone health, but as a complex hormone that helps regulate immunity, U.S. researchers said. Dr. Carol Wagner, Dr.

2008-12-16 14:16:00

NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y., Dec. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Once believed to be important only for bone health, vitamin D is now seen as having a critical function in maintaining the immune system throughout life.

2008-12-01 10:48:00

Baby Girl with Hypophosphatasia Treated With ENB-0040 at Children's Hospital, Health Sciences Centre in Winnipeg MONTREAL, Dec.

2008-10-21 09:00:12

The American Academy of Pediatrics' (AAP) new recommendation to double the amount of vitamin D for children and adolescents * to help combat the re-emergence of rickets and provide other health benefits, reinforces the importance of including dairy foods in the diet.

2008-10-16 12:00:04

NORTH BERGEN, N.J., Oct. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- The Vitamin Shoppe (http://www.vitaminshoppe.com/) applauds the new vitamin D guidelines published this week by the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP).

Word of the Day
  • One who brings meat to the table; hence, in some countries, the official title of the grand master or steward of the king's or a nobleman's household.
The word 'dapifer' comes from Latin roots meaning 'feast' and 'bearer'.