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Cancer Slowed By Vitamin D
2012-11-26 22:12:54

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online McGill University researchers have discovered vitamin D helps to slow the progression of cells of cancer from premalignant to malignant states. The researchers reported in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences vitamin D helps to inhibit both the production and function of the protein cMYC, which drives cell division and is active at elevated levels in more than half of all cancers. Vitamin D has been...

2012-08-21 00:44:40

Wintertime infection risk cut in half among children with very low initial vitamin D levels A study conducted in Mongolian schoolchildren supports the possibility that daily vitamin D supplementation can reduce the risk of respiratory infections in winter. In a report that will appear in the journal Pediatrics and has received early online release, an international research team found that vitamin D supplementation decreased the risk of respiratory infections among children who had low...

Low Vitamin D Level May Increase Risk Of Death In Older, Frail Adults
2012-07-26 13:20:23

A new study concludes that among older adults — especially those who are frail — low levels of vitamin D can mean a much greater risk of death. The randomized, nationally representative study found that older adults with low vitamin D levels had a 30 percent greater risk of death than people who had higher levels. Overall, people who were frail had more than double the risk of death than those who were not frail. Frail adults with low levels of vitamin D tripled their risk...

2012-07-24 06:34:56

(Ivanhoe Newswire) - Three quarters of American adults are considered vitamin D deficient. Consistent research has shown a lack of vitamin D can cause to a variety of health issues, including impairment of lung function for smokers. Vitamin D deficiency is associated with worse lung function and more rapid decline in lung function over time in smokers, suggesting that vitamin D may have a protective effect against the effects of smoking on lung function according to a new study. "We...

2012-07-23 06:18:53

(Ivanhoe Newswire) - Three quarters of American adults are considered vitamin D deficient. Consistent research has shown a lack of vitamin D can cause to a variety of health issues, including impairment of lung function for smokers. Vitamin D deficiency is associated with worse lung function and more rapid decline in lung function over time in smokers, suggesting that vitamin D may have a protective effect against the effects of smoking on lung function according to a new study. "We...

2012-07-19 00:34:12

High consumption of vitamin E either from diet or vitamin supplements may lower the risk of liver cancer, according to a study published July 17 in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute. Vitamin E is a fat-soluble vitamin which is considered an antioxidant and numerous experimental studies have suggested that vitamin E may prevent DNA damage. Liver cancer is the third most common cause of cancer mortality in the world, the fifth most common cancer found in men and the seventh...

2012-07-18 06:38:15

(Ivanhoe Newswire) — Vitamin E is good for many things, including prevention of heart disease, strokes, cataracts, and possibly some signs of aging. Now, a study finds that consuming higher amounts of Vitamin E can lower your risk for liver cancer. As the third most common cause of cancer mortality in the world, liver cancer is the fifth most common cancer in men and the seventh most common cancer in women - 85% of liver cancers occur in developing nations, with 54% in China alone....

2012-07-18 01:19:44

High consumption of vitamin E either from diet or vitamin supplements may lower the risk of liver cancer, according to a study published July 17 in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute. Liver cancer is the third most common cause of cancer mortality in the world, the fifth most common cancer found in men and the seventh most common in women. Approximately 85% of liver cancers occur in developing nations, with 54% in China alone. Some epidemiological studies have been done to...

2012-07-17 10:24:30

MADISON, N.J., July 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Raising vitamin D to optimal from deficient blood levels may not improve total cholesterol and other blood lipids, key markers of cardiovascular disease risk, according to a study published today in Circulation, a publication of the American Heart Association. The study, by researchers at Quest Diagnostics (NYSE: DGX) and The Rockefeller University, is the first large-scale examination of the clinical impact of correcting vitamin D deficiency on...

2012-07-07 23:00:40

Anti-aging website, AntiAgingProductsReviewed is announcing new vitamin review report, after famous vitamin brand, Centrum, released a statement admitting that vitamins won´t prevent cancer. The new report will shed light on the things that vitamins are proven to help combat. Houston, TX. (PRWEB) July 07, 2012 Anti-aging supplement website, http://antiagingproductsreviewed.com/ is announcing a new free report about the proven effects of vitamins and aging after famous vitamin company,...