Indoor Athletes Often Lacking in Vitamin D

TUESDAY, March 24, 2020 -- Indoor athletes may be vitamin D-deficient, putting themselves at risk of injury and poor performance, a small study finds. Researchers assessed vitamin D levels in players on George Mason University's men's and women's...
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Vitamin D deficiency is associated with immune dysregulation, increased vulnerability to infections, depression, and suicidal behavior. One mediator of vitamin D-dependent immune regulation and antimicrobial defense is the cathelicidin antimicrobial peptid...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news
Authors: Kim SY, Jeon SW, Lim WJ, Oh KS, Shin DW, Cho SJ, Park JH, Shin YC Abstract OBJECTIVE: The aim of study is to investigate the relationship between serum vitamin D, c-reactive protein (CRP) levels, and anxiety symptoms. METHODS: Serum vitamin D and CRP levels of 51,003 Korean adult participants were collected retrospectively. Anxiety symptoms were assessed using the Korean version of Beck Anxiety Inventory. Logistic regression was used to estimate the odds ratio (ORs) of anxiety symptoms by serum vitamin D and CRP levels. The regression was adjusted for covariates, and each model was adjusted mutually fo...
Source: Psychiatry Investigation - Category: Psychiatry Tags: Psychiatry Investig Source Type: research
VITAMIN D is formulated when the sun's rays land on your skin. During Britain's lockdown, you may not be able to make the most of the sunshine. What's the sign in your skin that you're lacking in vitamin D?
Source: Daily Express - Health - Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
Diagnosis of polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) in the adolescent population remains imprecise. High anti-M üllerian hormone (AMH) levels and 25-hydroxyvitamin D [25(OH)D] deficiency have been associated with PCOS in adult women, and implicated in its pathogenesis. Herein we determined if the level of both AMH and 25(OH)D are altered in adolescent females with clinical features of PCOS.
Source: Journal of Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology - Category: OBGYN Authors: Source Type: research
Conditions:   Vitamin D Deficiency;   Cardiomyopathies;   Apoptosis;   Inflammation Interventions:   Drug: Vitamin D;   Drug: Placebo Sponsor:   Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences Completed
Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
Abstract Previous studies have shown conflicting findings regarding the relationship between maternal vitamin D deficiency (VDD) and foetal growth restriction (FGR). We hypothesized that parathyroid hormone (PTH) may be an underlying factor relevant to this potential association. In a prospective birth cohort study, descriptive statistics were evaluated for the demographic characteristics of 3407 pregnancies in the second trimester from three antenatal clinics in Hefei, China. The association of the combined status of VD and PTH with birth weight and the risk of small for gestational age (SGA) was assessed by a mu...
Source: The British Journal of Nutrition - Category: Nutrition Authors: Tags: Br J Nutr Source Type: research
PREVALENCE OF VITAMIN D DEFICIENCY IN URBAN SOUTH INDIANS WITH DIFFERENT GRADES OF GLUCOSE TOLERANCE. Br J Nutr. 2020 Mar 26;:1-24 Authors: Jayashri R, Venkatesan U, Shanthi Rani CS, Deepa M, Anjana RM, Mohan V, Pradeepa R Abstract The present study assessed the prevalence of vitamin D deficiency in an urban south Indian population in individuals with different grades of glucose tolerance.A total of 1,500 individuals [900 normal glucose tolerance(NGT), 300 prediabetes and 300 with type 2 diabetes mellitus(T2DM)] who were not on vitamin D supplementation were randomly selected from the Chennai Urban Ru...
Source: The British Journal of Nutrition - Category: Nutrition Authors: Tags: Br J Nutr Source Type: research
VITAMIN D is known as the sunshine vitamin and is an essential vitamin for overall good health. With coronavirus waging on and knowing that it affects the respiratory system, can vitamin D help protect you and could supplements reduce your risk?
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AbstractPurposeTo analyze whether vitamin D deficiency could condition the growth response to GH therapy, as well as to analyze if GH treatment modifies both seasonal variations and vitamin D levels in these patients.MethodsRetrospective study in 98 prepubertal children with GH deficiency (GHD), aged 4.1 –8.9 years treated with GH. Growth rate and blood testing (calcium, phosphorus, IGF-I, 25(0H)D and PTH) were monitored at diagnostic and every six months until 24 months of treatment. A control group was recruited (247 healthy children, aged 3.8–9.7 years). The criteria of the US Endocrine So cie...
Source: Journal of Endocrinological Investigation - Category: Endocrinology Source Type: research
Condition:   Calciferol; Deficiency, With Adult Osteomalacia Interventions:   Other: aerobic interval training and Vitamin D supplementation,;   Drug: Vitamin D supplementation only;   Other: aerobic interval training only Sponsor:   Cairo University Active, not recruiting
Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
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