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Link Between Vitamin D And Dementia Risk Confirmed
2014-08-08 03:02:43

University of Exeter Vitamin D deficiency is associated with a substantially increased risk of dementia and Alzheimer’s disease in older people, according to the most robust study of its kind ever conducted. An international team, led by Dr David Llewellyn at the University of Exeter Medical School, found that study participants who were severely Vitamin D deficient were more than twice as likely to develop dementia and Alzheimer’s disease. The team studied elderly Americans who...

2014-06-28 09:41:35

The Lancet New genetic research provides compelling evidence that low levels of vitamin D have a causal role in the development of high blood pressure (hypertension). The findings, published in The Lancet Diabetes & Endocrinology, suggest that vitamin D supplementation could be effective in combating some cases of hypertension. "In view of the costs and side effects associated with antihypertensive drugs, the potential to prevent or reduce blood pressure and therefore the risk of...

Kids Getting Too Many Vitamins From Breakfast Cereal
2014-06-24 11:14:34

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online In reaction to widespread nutritional deficiency illnesses in the first part of the 20th century, cereal makers began adding essential vitamins and minerals to their products around 1940. Now, a new report from the health research and advocacy organization Environmental Working Group has found that popular breakfast cereals are exposing developing and very young children to excessive levels of vitamin A, zinc and other nutrients....

2014-06-19 09:27:24

BMJ-British Medical Journal Low vitamin D linked to high risk of death from all causes including cancer and cardiovascular disease The main source of vitamin D is its production in skin thanks to the sun. Women are more prone to low vitamin D than men - and due to differing weather conditions, concentrations vary in populations across the world. Vitamin D deficiency is especially common among the elderly who often have less sun exposure, but it is unclear what effect the production...

2014-05-21 11:45:04

Northwestern University Increase in asthma coincides with switch from butter to certain oil-based diets -The good news! Vitamin E in olive and sunflower oils improves lungs A large new Northwestern Medicine® study upends our understanding of vitamin E and ties the increasing consumption of supposedly healthy vitamin E-rich oils -- canola, soybean and corn – to the rising incidence of lung inflammation and, possibly, asthma. The new study shows drastically different health...

Vitamin D Deficiency And Prostate Cancer
2014-05-02 05:33:40

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online In the past, vitamin D deficiency has been linked to conditions such as bone pain and muscle weakness – but a new report has found that a lack of the “sunshine vitamin” is related to a higher risk for aggressive prostate cancer. Published in the journal Clinical Cancer Research, the new report included European-American and African-American men who experienced their first prostate biopsy due to unusual prostate-specific antigen...

2014-04-09 23:30:21

"Health Benefits Of Vitamin C For Skin, Hair And The Body,” a new report on the website Vkool.com uncovers benefits of vitamin C on health, and some reasons to love it. Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) April 09, 2014 “Health Benefits Of Vitamin C For Skin, Hair And The Body,” a new report created by Morris J on the site Vkool.com shows health benefits of vitamin C, and detailed instructions on how to use it properly. In the first part of this report, people will discover some reasons why...

Still No Clear Evidence For Vitamin D Health Benefits
2014-04-02 15:03:38

BMJ-British Medical Journal Many trials are inconclusive or insufficient to draw any firm conclusions, say experts They argue that "universal conclusions about its benefits cannot be drawn" and say further studies and better designed trials are needed. A growing body of evidence indicates that vitamin D may reduce risks of a wide range of diseases, including bone mineral disease, multiple sclerosis, autoimmune disorders, cancer and cardiovascular problems. Yet, despite hundreds of...

2014-03-19 23:28:19

MarketResearchReports.Biz presents this most up-to-date research on "Chinas Online Gaming Market 2014". (PRWEB) March 19, 2014 Chinas Online Gaming Market 2014: Growing Opportunity Executive Summary:- The Chinese PC online gaming market has witnessed explosive growth from USD 10 million in 2001 to USD 9.7 billion in 2012. The market was predicted to reach USD 11.9 billion dollar by the end of 2013. The advancement in 4G and increased use by Chinese youth has contributed to the...

2014-03-13 20:24:24

DUBLIN, March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/ws8vfp/natural_source) has announced the addition of the "Natural Source Vitamin E (Tocopherols and Tocotrienols) - An Indian Market Overview" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/ws8vfp/natural_source ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) Indian Natural Vitamin E market is in infant stage and is...


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lunula
  • A small crescent-shaped structure or marking, especially the white area at the base of a fingernail that resembles a half-moon.
This word is a diminutive of the Latin 'luna,' moon.
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