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Still No Clear Evidence For Vitamin D Health Benefits
2014-04-02 15:03:38

BMJ-British Medical Journal Many trials are inconclusive or insufficient to draw any firm conclusions, say experts They argue that "universal conclusions about its benefits cannot be drawn" and say further studies and better designed trials are needed. A growing body of evidence indicates that vitamin D may reduce risks of a wide range of diseases, including bone mineral disease, multiple sclerosis, autoimmune disorders, cancer and cardiovascular problems. Yet, despite hundreds of...

2014-04-01 14:26:51

New research from Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center suggests that physicians are ordering vitamin D deficiency screening tests for preventive care purposes rather than after patients develop conditions caused by decreased bone density. For older patients, having a low vitamin D level is a condition that can cause weakening of bones, which can lead to fractures, and in children the deficiency can lead to rickets. The 2011 Institute of Medicine guidelines for vitamin D and calcium emphasize...

2014-03-13 23:23:16

The vitamin found to reduce colon cancer risk does not appear to have the same effect on mesothelioma. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) March 13, 2014 Surviving Mesothelioma is reporting on a study in Nutrition and Cancer that suggests Vitamin D supplements are not likely to reduce the incidence or severity of mesothelioma. Previous studies conducted by the mesothelioma researchers at Australia’s National Centre for Asbestos Related Diseases found no survival benefit from the antioxidant Vitamins...

Europeans' Appearance Altered Over Five Millennia Of Natural Selection
2014-03-12 05:27:21

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A great deal of research has been focused on the factors that have influenced the human genome since the end of the last Ice Age. An international team of scientists—including anthropologists at Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz (JGU), geneticists at University College London (UCL), and archaeologists from Berlin and Kiev—has analyzed ancient DNA from skeletons, finding that natural selection has had a major effect on the human...

2014-03-10 23:24:57

Seniors have unique nutritional needs and may require education and assistance to better understand those needs. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) March 10, 2014 As we age, eating the right nutrients becomes more critical. But, how do you know which nutrients are best to include in your diet? In recognition of National Nutrition Month® in March, the Silver&Fit® Exercise & Healthy Aging Program offers these tips to help older adults stay on track with meeting their nutrition needs....

2014-03-05 23:27:28

Host Forbes Riley looks at the widespread Vitamin D deficiency and shares tips about how to add more of it to daily diets. St. Petersburg, FL (PRWEB) March 05, 2014 The producers of Forbes Living are pleased to announce a series dedicated to Vitamin D deficiency. According to studies, the vast majority of the U.S. population is deficient in Vitamin D – the "sunshine vitamin" whose deficits can cause many harmful health conditions. Vitamin D helps to maintain normal blood...

2014-03-05 23:24:50

The new "Tips On How To Improve Bone Density" article on the website Vkool.com delivers nutrition and lifestyle tips to enhance bone health naturally. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) March 05, 2014 The new "Tips On How To Improve Bone Density" report on the site Vkool.com covers useful tips to build strong, healthy bones effectively. At the beginning of the report, people will get to know common bone disorders, such as arthritis, osteoarthritis, and rheumatoid arthritis. After...

2014-02-27 08:23:44

DUBLIN, Feb. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/xlcnjh/global_and ) has announced the addition of the "Concise Analysis of the International and Chinese Vitamin D3 Industry" report to their offering. (Logo:http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769) 'Concise Analysis of the International and Chinese Vitamin D3 Industry' is a professional and in-depth study on the current state of the global Vitamin D3 industry with a focus on...

Vitamin A Could Help Boost Immune System To Fight Tuberculosis
2014-02-26 09:49:34

Rachel Champeau, University of California - Los Angeles Health Sciences Tuberculosis is a major global problem, affecting 2 billion people worldwide and causing an estimated 2 million deaths annually. Western countries are once again tackling the disease, with recent outbreaks in Los Angeles and London. The rise of drug-resistant TB, called a "ticking time bomb" by the World Health Organization, and the high cost of fighting the disease highlight the need for new approaches to...

2014-02-25 23:30:58

A deficiency of Vitamin D has been implicated with osteoporosis and bone fractures. Dr. J G Moellendorf, DC, ND, LCP discusses recent findings that Vitamin D deficiency also increases the risk of acquiring diabetes. Sturgeon Bay, WI (PRWEB) February 25, 2014 Vitamin D is actually a hormone that is produced when the skin is exposed to sunlight. Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin Chiropractor and Naturopath Dr. J G Moellendorf, DC, ND, LCP notes that many people in the northern climates are deficient...


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