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2015-01-08 12:26:06

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Jan. 8, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Virginia A.

2013-11-01 23:20:30

The Joint Canadian Tanning Association (JCTA) is encouraging Canadians to join the vitamin D community in support of Vitamin D Day and awareness of the powerful health impacts of the sunshine

2013-08-13 11:39:49

Studying the expression of genes that are dependent on vitamin D makes it possible to identify individuals who will benefit from vitamin D supplementation.

2013-03-21 10:24:25

Research from Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) shows that improving vitamin D status by increasing its level in the blood could have a number of non-skeletal health benefits.

2013-02-12 11:55:09

African-American women battling vitamin D deficiencies need the same dose as Caucasian women to treat the condition.

2013-01-10 05:03:38

This January, Request A Test is offering 10% off of all General Wellness testing including the Vitamin D 25-Hydroxy test.

2012-12-23 05:03:50

MedSmart Members is offering a complimentary report on vitamin D called Vitamin D & Your Health to its visitors at OurHealthcareSucks.com who sign up for its free subscriber list.

Vitamin D Supplements Have No Effect On Colds
2012-10-03 11:31:29

Despite years of common lore and claims to the contrary, scientists say they can find no convincing evidence to show that taking vitamin D supplements will fend off the common cold.

2012-08-21 00:44:40

A study conducted in Mongolian schoolchildren supports the possibility that daily vitamin D supplementation can reduce the risk of respiratory infections in winter.


Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.