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Latest vitamin D deficiencies Stories

2008-07-16 09:00:15

Baywood International, Inc. (OTCBB:BAYW) ("Company") announced that three of the largest testing labs in the United States, Quest Diagnostics, Lab Corp. of America and the Mayo Clinic, have all reported a sharp rise in vitamin D testing in response to growing public and physician awareness of vitamin D deficiencies among the U.S. population. As many as 36% of all Americans lack vitamin D, according to data from the National Center for Health Statistics. Research is growing regarding the...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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