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2014-07-01 09:53:38

The popular idea that Northern Europeans developed light skin to absorb more UV light so they could make more vitamin D – vital for healthy bones and immune function – is questioned by UC San Francisco researchers.

2014-07-01 08:30:28

LOS ANGELES, July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- "A cumulative savings of $6.8 billion from 2013 to 2020 in avoidable hospital utilization costs is potentially realizable if all U.S.

2014-06-30 16:26:50

First Large-Scale Analysis of Protective Role of Vitamin D in Elderly NEW YORK, June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A vitamin D boost may prevent early death from heart disease

2014-06-28 09:41:35

New genetic research provides compelling evidence that low levels of vitamin D have a causal role in the development of high blood pressure (hypertension).

2014-06-24 10:08:51

New research published in Diabetologia (the journal of the European Association for the Study of Diabetes) shows that calcium and vitamin D supplementation improves the metabolic profile of pregnant women with gestational diabetes.

sunbathing addiction
2014-06-23 04:56:38

Sunbathing can be addictive, producing the same kind of chemical reaction in the brain as illicit drugs like heroin, according to new research that could help explain why some people seem crave UV rays, despite the risks.

2014-06-19 10:03:46

Calcium and vitamin D are commonly recommended for older women, but the usual supplements may send calcium excretion and blood levels too high for some women.

2014-06-19 09:27:24

The main source of vitamin D is its production in skin thanks to the sun. Women are more prone to low vitamin D than men - and due to differing weather conditions, concentrations vary in populations across the world.

2014-06-15 15:11:15

Researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine have found that persons with lower blood levels of vitamin D were twice as likely to die prematurely as people with higher blood levels of vitamin D.

2014-06-13 23:06:02

11 Friedman Fellows are presenting their work on some of the most cutting-edge diabetes and food & nutrition research in the country, ranging from the role of vitamin D in diabetes, to diabetes


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