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Pregnant women urged to take vitamin D supplements to combat bone disease rickets - Daily Telegraph

Sat, 2018-06-23 08:04

Daily Telegraph

Pregnant women urged to take vitamin D supplements to combat bone disease rickets
Daily Telegraph
AUSTRALIA might be the sunburnt country but Western Sydney mothers and babies are riddled with the vitamin D deficiency disease rickets, which was thought to have been eradicated 70 years ago. Now experts are calling for pregnant women to be advised ...

Research links lower vitamin D levels to excess body fat - Food Dive

Fri, 2018-06-22 07:42

Research links lower vitamin D levels to excess body fat
Food Dive
A deficiency has been linked to weight gain and obesity. Due to the vitamin's importance to human health — and because about one in 10 Americans have a vitamin D deficiency — researchers are looking into what causes the problem and ways to solve it.

Take vitamin D during pregnancy; handling sports-related concussions - Hometown Focus

Thu, 2018-06-21 23:27

Take vitamin D during pregnancy; handling sports-related concussions
Hometown Focus
Q: Should I take vitamin D while I'm pregnant? Should I give a supplement to my two-year-old? I hear conflicting reports on how necessary it is. — Claudia H., Mill Valley, California. A: Vitamin D deficiency is common in pregnant women, and if you ...

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Vitamin D Deficiency Linked to Lung Fibrosis - MedPage Today

Thu, 2018-06-21 11:30

MedPage Today

Vitamin D Deficiency Linked to Lung Fibrosis
MedPage Today
Vitamin D deficiency was independently associated with subclinical interstitial lung disease (ILD) and its progression in adults in a community setting participating in the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis (MESA). The researchers said the ...

Vitamin D May Not Protect Against These Dangerous Pregnancy Complications - Live Science

Thu, 2018-06-21 04:37

Live Science

Vitamin D May Not Protect Against These Dangerous Pregnancy Complications
Live Science
ACOG currently doesn't recommend vitamin D supplements for pregnant women beyond what's included in a prenatal vitamin (which is usually 400 IU per tablet), unless a woman has a vitamin D deficiency. ACOG also says that, in addition to a prenatal ...

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10 Best Vitamins for Sleep | Reader's Digest - Reader's Digest

Wed, 2018-06-20 10:33

Reader's Digest

10 Best Vitamins for Sleep | Reader's Digest
Reader's Digest
If counting sheep isn't helping you slip into the deep slumber you desire, consider taking one—or several—of these supplements before reaching for ...

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Is vitamin D deficiency to blame for lung disease? - Medical News Today

Wed, 2018-06-20 09:00

Medical News Today

Is vitamin D deficiency to blame for lung disease?
Medical News Today
Dr. Michos and team looked out for a marker of vitamin D called 25-hydroxyvitamin D (25[OH]D). Everyone who had under 20 nanograms per milliliter of 25(OH)D at baseline was considered to be vitamin D deficient — and the numbers added up to 2,051 ...

Ethnicity may predict vitamin D deficiency - Medical News Bulletin

Wed, 2018-06-20 08:15

Medical News Bulletin

Ethnicity may predict vitamin D deficiency
Medical News Bulletin
Vitamin D deficiency is on the rise around the world. However, there is little information on its prevalence in the American adult population. It is important to determine the prevalence of vitamin D deficiency as it has been linked to many other ...

New study sheds light on role of vitamin D in healthy pregnancy - News-Medical.net

Wed, 2018-06-20 01:38

News-Medical.net

New study sheds light on role of vitamin D in healthy pregnancy
News-Medical.net
For a pregnancy to proceed to term, early modulation of the immunologic response is required to induce tolerance to the fetus. Growing evidence suggests that vitamin D deficiency may affect this process and may play a part in recurrent pregnancy loss.

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The People's Pharmacy: Will vitamin D pills prevent cancer? - Richmond.com

Tue, 2018-06-19 19:58

The People's Pharmacy: Will vitamin D pills prevent cancer?
Richmond.com
ANSWER: Although sun exposure is linked to an increased risk of skin cancer, it is also associated with higher levels of vitamin D and a reduced risk of many other cancers (Anticancer Agents in Medicinal Chemistry, January 2013). Vitamin D deficiency ...

Low vitamin D levels associated with scarring lung disease - Science Daily

Tue, 2018-06-19 16:06

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Low vitamin D levels associated with scarring lung disease
Science Daily
Although the researchers caution their results can't prove a cause and effect, their data support the need for future studies to investigate whether treatment of vitamin D deficiency, such as with supplements or sunlight exposure, could potentially ...
Low vitamin D linked to scarring lung diseaseUPI.com
Report links low vitamin D levels to lung diseaseThe National

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Vitamin B12 deficiency: Six foods to include in your diet to avoid symptoms developing - Express.co.uk

Tue, 2018-06-19 12:20

Express.co.uk

Vitamin B12 deficiency: Six foods to include in your diet to avoid symptoms developing
Express.co.uk
VITAMIN B12 deficiency can result in anaemia, but among its symptoms are headaches and a reduced appetite. The vitamin is vital in keeping the body in the best condition, but because the body doesn't make the vitamin it's important to get it from a ...

Oz & Roizen: Vitamin D supplements during pregnancy or for young children - The Augusta Chronicle

Mon, 2018-06-18 18:53

The Augusta Chronicle

Oz & Roizen: Vitamin D supplements during pregnancy or for young children
The Augusta Chronicle
Should I take vitamin D while I'm pregnant? Should I give a supplement to my 2-year-old? I hear conflicting reports on how necessary it is. — Claudia H., Mill Valley, California. Vitamin D deficiency is common in pregnant women, and if you have low ...

Vitamin D Deficiency and Reduced Hodgkin Lymphoma Survival - Medscape

Mon, 2018-06-18 11:41

Medscape

Vitamin D Deficiency and Reduced Hodgkin Lymphoma Survival
Medscape
STOCKHOLM — Vitamin D deficiency is strongly associated with lower rates of progression-free survival (PFS) and overall survival (OS) in patients with Hodgkin lymphoma, independently of key factors that include tumor mass, patients' clinical condition ...

Vitamin B12 deficiency: Feeling tired even when you got enough sleep could be a symptom - Express.co.uk

Mon, 2018-06-18 04:32

Express.co.uk

Vitamin B12 deficiency: Feeling tired even when you got enough sleep could be a symptom
Express.co.uk
“Because of its wide-reaching roles within the body, a vitamin B12 deficiency can show up in many different negative symptoms, many of which are very noticeable, such as potential chronic fatigue, mood disorders like depression, and chronic stress or ...

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Vitamin D Deficient? Here's What It Means And Natural Ways To Load Up On The Sunshine Vitamin - NDTV

Mon, 2018-06-18 03:03

NDTV

Vitamin D Deficient? Here's What It Means And Natural Ways To Load Up On The Sunshine Vitamin
NDTV
According to a study published in the Journal PLOS ONE, consuming vitamin D rich diet can cut the risk of breast cancer and colorectal cancer in women. Vitamin D tops the list of some of the most important minerals that is needed by our body. This ...

Vitamin D May Guard Against Colon Cancer - WebMD

Sun, 2018-06-17 12:00

WebMD

Vitamin D May Guard Against Colon Cancer
WebMD
"It has long been postulated that vitamin D deficiency can cause other problems besides osteoporosis and immune system dysfunction," said Dr. Len Horovitz, an internist with Lenox Hill Hospital in New York City who was not involved with the study.
New research shows vitamin D could lower risk of colorectal cancerKTAL
Greater Levels of Vitamin D Associated with Decreasing Risk of Breast CancerUC San Diego Health

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Vitamin D may guard against colon cancer - UPI.com

Sun, 2018-06-17 06:49

UPI.com

Vitamin D may guard against colon cancer
UPI.com
"It has long been postulated that vitamin D deficiency can cause other problems besides osteoporosis and immune system dysfunction," said Dr. Len Horovitz, an internist with Lenox Hill Hospital in New York City who was not involved with the study.
Greater levels of vitamin D associated with decreasing risk of breast cancerScience Daily
Vitamin D may cut breast cancer riskThe Tribune

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Greater levels of vitamin D associated with decreasing risk of breast cancer - Science Daily

Sat, 2018-06-16 19:16

The Tribune

Greater levels of vitamin D associated with decreasing risk of breast cancer
Science Daily
Garland, who has previously studied connections between serum vitamin D levels and several types of cancer, said the study builds upon previous epidemiological research linking vitamin D deficiency to a higher risk of breast cancer. Epidemiological ...
Vitamin D May Guard Against Colon CancerU.S. News & World Report
Vitamin D may cut breast cancer riskThe Tribune

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