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NIH Study Vitamin D3 Prevents Diabetes
2013-10-22 10:00:57

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online For years doctors have debated the effects of vitamin D on diabetes. There are those who believe that the risk of diabetes increases when vitamin D is in short supply while others maintain that there is little or no health benefit at all to increasing vitamin D intake. Now, researchers from the Tufts Medical Center have received a $40 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to finally settle the great vitamin D...

2013-10-18 11:55:41

Increased vitamin D levels may prevent a wide range of diseases, according to recent studies. However, some previous studies led to a concern that vitamin D supplementation could increase an individual's risk of developing kidney stones. However, a study of 2,012 participants – published in the American Journal of Public Health –found no statistically relevant association between 25-hydroxyvitamin D (25 (OH)D) serum level in the range of 20 to 100 ng/mL and the incidence of kidney...

No Real Bone Density Benefit From Vitamin D Supplements
2013-10-12 08:05:10

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports – Your Universe Online A study published this week in the medical journal The Lancet has reportedly found little evidence supporting the use of vitamin D supplements by seniors hoping to improve bone density and warn off potential fractures. According to Doug Podolsky of Consumer Reports, the study authors reviewed data on over 4,000 healthy adults (average age, 59) who participated in 23 randomized controlled trials. Half of the studies involved...

2013-10-01 23:31:05

2013 Deep Research Report on Global and China Vitamin D3 Industry is the new market research report added to the online library of DeepResearchReports.com. The study provides contact information for Global Top15 companies. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) October 01, 2013 This is a professional and in-depth study on the current state of the Vitamin D3 industry in Global and China.The report provides a basic overview of the industry including definitions, applications and industry chain structure....

2013-09-26 23:31:57

Influenced by attacks on the indoor tanning industry that are not based in fact, many Canadians seem to be under the mistaken impression that sunbathing in a sunbed is somehow less safe than sunbathing in the natural sun. As tanning season begins, The Joint Canadian Tanning Association (JCTA) wants to set the story straight. Kelowna, BC (PRWEB) September 26, 2013 “Scientifically, the light that sunbeds emit is virtually the same as from the summer sun,” JCTA Executive Director Steve...

Immune Function May Increase By Eating Red Grapes, Blueberries
2013-09-18 07:17:25

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A research team at the Linus Pauling Institute at Oregon State University (OSU) analyzed 446 compounds for their ability to boost the innate immune system in humans. Their findings, published in Molecular Nutrition and Food Research, reveal two compounds that stand out -- the resveratrol found in red grapes and a compound called pterostilbene from blueberries. These compounds are both called stilbenoids. They work in synergy with...

2013-09-08 23:02:44

Web-Op, an internet marketing firm, announces that Vitamin D3 Cream will now be available on their nutritional supplement site, KingSupplements.com. (PRWEB) September 08, 2013 Web-Op announces the launch of a new product, Vitamin D3 Cream, featured on King Supplements’ website. KingSupplements.com is a product of 15 years of experience working with supplement companies. During this time period, Web-Op has discovered countless premium supplement products, so they decided to create King...

One Third Of The World's Population Has Insufficient Vitamin D Levels
2013-09-05 07:46:48

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online More than one-third of people worldwide have insufficient levels of vitamin D, which has been linked to a decreased risk of osteoporosis, cancer and cardiovascular disease, researchers report in a new study appearing in the British Journal of Nutrition. In a systematic review of 200 population-based vitamin D studies from 44 countries, principal investigator Dr. Kristina Hoffmann of Heidelberg University’s Mannheim Institute of...


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