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Could Your Office Job Rob You of Vitamin D? - Arizona Daily Star

Thu, 2017-06-22 23:18

Arizona Daily Star

Could Your Office Job Rob You of Vitamin D?
Arizona Daily Star
"We know that vitamin D deficiency and insufficiency is prevalent in the population at large. We can now say that occupation is a factor that is important in determining if someone may be vitamin D-deficient or not," said lead researcher Dr. Sebastian ...
You need to get out more. Occupation could be a major risk factor in ...BMC Blogs Network (blog)
Occupation Tied to Risk of Vitamin D Deficiency --Doctors LoungeDoctors Lounge

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Could your office job rob you of vitamin D? - Medical Xpress

Thu, 2017-06-22 18:53

Medical Xpress

Could your office job rob you of vitamin D?
Medical Xpress
Canadian researchers found that vitamin D deficiency levels differ by occupation, with people who are closeted indoors faring worse than others. "We know that vitamin D deficiency and insufficiency is prevalent in the population at large. We can now ...
You need to get out more. Occupation could be a major risk factor in ...BMC Blogs Network (blog)

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Many Americans are taking too much vitamin D, U of M study finds - MinnPost

Thu, 2017-06-22 07:42

MinnPost

Many Americans are taking too much vitamin D, U of M study finds
MinnPost
As I've written here before, in 2011, the Institute of Medicine (IOM, now the National Academy of Medicine) determined that healthy people (those who do not have a specific medical condition that causes a vitamin D deficiency) require, on average, 400 ...

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Seeking health and awesomeness? Become a locavore - Southside Times

Thu, 2017-06-22 03:45

Southside Times

Seeking health and awesomeness? Become a locavore
Southside Times
Vitamin deficiency anemia occurs when your body doesn't have enough vitamins needed to produce adequate numbers of healthy red blood cells. We've all heard of pirate's grey-death, scurvy is caused by a lack of vitamin C. And we all know folic acid ...

Occupation may be a major factor in vitamin D deficiency - EurekAlert! - EurekAlert (press release)

Wed, 2017-06-21 18:03

Spectator.co.uk

Occupation may be a major factor in vitamin D deficiency - EurekAlert!
EurekAlert (press release)
Vitamin D levels in most occupational groups are well below those considered optimal for health, according to a study published in the open access journal BMC ...
Office workers are 'much more vulnerable' to vitamin D deficiencySpectator.co.uk
Study uncovers the occupations most likely to lack vitamin D9Coach (blog)
Jobs 'affect vitamin D deficiency risk'WebMD.Boots.com

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Vitamin D deficiency could cause deadly diseases, warn UAE doctors - Khaleej Times

Wed, 2017-06-21 08:22

Khaleej Times

Vitamin D deficiency could cause deadly diseases, warn UAE doctors
Khaleej Times
Dr Jimmy Joseph, Specialist, Internal Medicine, Universal Hospital, said the most common vitamin deficiency found in patients in the UAE is vitamin D deficiency. "There is a huge lack of people getting the right amount of sun exposure they need in the ...

NHANES: Vitamin D deficiency may worsen retinopathy in well-controlled type 2 diabetes - Healio

Tue, 2017-06-20 11:32

NHANES: Vitamin D deficiency may worsen retinopathy in well-controlled type 2 diabetes
Healio
Middle-aged adults with well-controlled type 2 diabetes and vitamin D deficiency may be more likely to develop mild or severe diabetic retinopathy when compared with adults who have well-controlled diabetes without vitamin D deficiency, according to an ...

More people than ever are taking way too much vitamin D | Popular ... - Popular Science

Tue, 2017-06-20 10:25

Popular Science

More people than ever are taking way too much vitamin D | Popular ...
Popular Science
Vitamins seem like one of those things you can't have too much of—but not this one.

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Your vitamin D tests and supplements are probably a waste of money - Vox

Tue, 2017-06-20 10:20

Vox

Your vitamin D tests and supplements are probably a waste of money
Vox
In 2010, the Institute of Medicine brought together an expert committee to review the evidence on the vitamin and figure out whether there was a widespread deficiency problem in North America. According to the 14-member panel, 97.5 percent of the ...

Study highlights increase in use of high-dose vitamin D supplements - NutraIngredients-usa.com

Tue, 2017-06-20 09:12

NutraIngredients-usa.com

Study highlights increase in use of high-dose vitamin D supplements
NutraIngredients-usa.com
Vitamin D deficiency in adults is reported to precipitate or exacerbate osteopenia, osteoporosis, muscle weakness, fractures, common cancers, autoimmune diseases, infectious diseases and cardiovascular diseases. There is also some evidence that the ...

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Vitamin D deficiency and depression: is there a link? - Netdoctor

Mon, 2017-06-19 02:10

Netdoctor

Vitamin D deficiency and depression: is there a link?
Netdoctor
"Like many other vitamin D supplementation trials these have been inconclusive, due in part to insufficient trial participants being truly vitamin D-deficient," Hewison explains. "It is now clear from many other vitamin D supplementation trials that ...

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Vitamin D deficiency: How to get more vitamin D in winter - NEWS.com.au

Sun, 2017-06-18 22:02

NEWS.com.au

Vitamin D deficiency: How to get more vitamin D in winter
NEWS.com.au
WHEN you think of vitamins, chances are you think about taking a vitamin C to help prevent colds and flu, or a vitamin B for a quick energy hit, but it's far less ...

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The Vitamin Deficiency That Leaves You Without A Backup ... - Information Nigeria

Sun, 2017-06-18 00:43

Information Nigeria

The Vitamin Deficiency That Leaves You Without A Backup ...
Information Nigeria
The cells of your skin, gut, and blood are in a constant state of renewal — they only have a lifespan of a few days. They rely on adult stem cells to continuously ...

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Chef Wendell: Summer pasta - WISH-TV

Sat, 2017-06-17 07:22

WISH-TV

Chef Wendell: Summer pasta
WISH-TV
Scurvy is caused by a lack of vitamin C. Smoking can lead to vitamin C deficiency because it decreases the absorption of this vitamin. Alcohol interferes with the absorption of folate and vitamin C, as well as other vitamins. Chronic illnesses, such as ...

Vitamin deficiency, diabetes can cause peripheral neuropathy - Lexington Herald Leader

Fri, 2017-06-16 15:16

Lexington Herald Leader

Vitamin deficiency, diabetes can cause peripheral neuropathy
Lexington Herald Leader
A deficiency in vitamin B12 may cause anemia and nerve damage. The lack of vitamin B12 can cause improper nerve function and trigger a lack of coordination, sensory loss and numbness. Peripheral neuropathy can also be a result of vitamin A, vitamin E ...

Vitamin A Deficiency Could Damage Beta Cells Insulin Secretion ... - Science Times

Fri, 2017-06-16 10:35

Science Times

Vitamin A Deficiency Could Damage Beta Cells Insulin Secretion ...
Science Times
Beta Cells are responsible for the secretion of the hormone Insulin that regulates blood glucose in the body. Vitamin A deficiency tend to damage the beta cells ...

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Could Vitamin A Deficiency Cause Diabetes? | HealthCentral - HealthCentral.com

Fri, 2017-06-16 09:57

HealthCentral.com

Could Vitamin A Deficiency Cause Diabetes? | HealthCentral
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A new study suggests that vitamin A plays a key role in the functioning of beta cells in the pancreas that secrete insulin. Vitamin A deficiency can damage and ...

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Vitamin D deficiency in breastfed babies - EJ Insight

Fri, 2017-06-16 04:22

EJ Insight

Vitamin D deficiency in breastfed babies
EJ Insight
I would like to take the opportunity to explain further on nutritional rickets — a common form of growing bone disease with an etiology ranging from isolated vitamin D deficiency to isolated calcium deficiency — which is a rare instance that has been ...

Vitamin A Supplement May Thwart Tuberculosis Infection - Voice of America

Thu, 2017-06-15 16:08

Voice of America

Vitamin A Supplement May Thwart Tuberculosis Infection
Voice of America
Family members who live with someone with tuberculosis may be shielded against the highly infectious disease by taking vitamin A. A new study finds that many of those who develop TB are deficient in the nutrient. In a study of 6,000 people in Lima ...

Vitamin A deficiency may up risk of tuberculosis - Kasmir Monitor

Wed, 2017-06-14 11:19

Kasmir Monitor

Vitamin A deficiency may up risk of tuberculosis
Kasmir Monitor
Megan Murray, Professor at Harvard Medical School, at Boston in the US and senior author said,"If the link is affirmed in a clinical trial of Vitamin A supplementation, it would make a powerful case for using this approach to prevent TB in people at ...

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