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2011-11-14 11:27:55

Low levels of vitamin C were associated with higher levels of high sensitivity C-Reactive protein (hsCRP) and shorter intervals without major cardiac issues or death for heart failure patients.

2011-11-01 15:33:14

A study of postmenopausal women found no significant mortality benefit from vitamin D after controlling for health risk factors such as abdominal obesity.

2011-10-24 22:56:44

Low vitamin D levels are associated with an increased risk of developing multiple sclerosis (MS), but the first randomized, controlled trial using high-dose vitamin D in MS did not find any added benefit over and above ongoing low-dose vitamin D supplementation.

2011-10-13 05:32:41

Guys, before you take that daily supplement, read this! According to a new study, men who were randomized to receive daily supplementation with vitamin E had a significantly increased risk of prostate cancer.

2011-10-03 22:26:09

More than three-quarters of cancer patients have insufficient levels of vitamin D (25-hydroxy-vitamin D) and the lowest levels are associated with more advanced cancer.

2011-09-20 13:14:53

African-American men living in low sunlight areas are more likely to experience vitamin D deficiency than European-American men living in the same environment.

2011-08-11 22:04:52

Pregnant women taking prenatal supplements may not be getting enough vitamin D.

2011-08-10 00:00:29

GrassrootsHealth seeks to influence public health by launching a breast cancer prevention study, focusing on the role vitamin D deficiency plays in affecting breast cancer rates in women over 60. (PRWEB) August 09, 2011 A new study will seek to examine the effects of vitamin D deficiency in relation to breast cancer rates – specifically, the study centers around investigating the occurrence of breast cancer among a population of women 60 and over who achieve and maintain a targeted...

2011-07-06 15:18:24

Giving vitamin D3 (cholecalciferol) to predominantly elderly women, mainly in institutional care, seems to increase survival.

2011-06-30 07:04:23

The risk of obtaining melanoma, a life-threatening skin cancer, may be reduced through a simple combination of calcium and vitamin D.


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dipsas
  • A serpent whose bite was fabled to produce intense thirst.
The word 'dipsas' comes from a Greek word meaning 'thirst'.