What are the best sources of vitamin D?
VITAMIN D deficiency is particularly common during the winter months, and it's crucial that you make sure to eat plenty of vitamin D-rich foods. While everybody is staying indoors for the Covid lockdown, it's recommended that everyone takes a vitamin D supplement. These are the best sources of vitamin D in your foods. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 14, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Increased COVID-19 death risk associated with vitamin D deficiency
A Belgian study, published in theAmerican Journal of Clinical Pathology, reports that patients hospitalised for COVID-19 with vitamin D deficiency were much more likely to die during the first wave of the pandemic.Medscape (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - January 13, 2021 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Vitamin D deficiency warning: What are the symptoms of a vitamin D deficiency?
VITAMIN D deficiency is particularly common during the winter months, and especially when we're all indoors for the Covid lockdown. But how are you supposed to know whether you should be taking supplements for the 'sunshine' vitamin? What are the symptoms of a vitamin D deficiency? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 12, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vitamin D Deficiency in COVID-19 Quadrupled Death Rate
Patients admitted to hospital with severe COVID-19 and vitamin D deficiency showed a 3.7-fold increased odds of death. Men in the... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 4, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vitamin D deficiency: How much of the sunshine vitamin you need to avoid the condition
VITAMIN D deficiency is a reality for most during these dark and cold months. Lacking in the vitamin can cause a myriad of health risks so how much of the sunshine vitamin is needed to reduce the risk of the condition? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - December 28, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vitamin D deficiency: How much of the sunshine vitamin should be taken to avoid risks
VITAMIN D deficiency is a reality for most during these dark and cold months. Lacking in the vitamin can cause a myriad of health risks so how much of the sunshine vitamin is needed to reduce the risk of the condition? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - December 27, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vitamin D deficiency: Heavy legs, lethargy and pain in muscles could indicate low levels
VITAMIN D deficiency: Vitamin D is an essential vitamin and if lacking in it a whole host of health issues will arise. Feeling strange sensations in your muscles could indicate a deficiency. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - December 17, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vitamin D deficiency common in Asians and Black Africans living in the UK
According to a large-scale population study published inClinical Nutrition, over 50% of Asians and more than a third of Black Africans living in the UK are deficient in vitamin D and at risk of developing respiratory and musculoskeletal problems.Science Daily (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - December 17, 2020 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

BAME babies at highest risk of Vitamin D deficiency
(University of Birmingham) A third of all babies and half of Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) babies are vitamin D deficient, a large study of 3000 newborn's in the West Midlands has shown. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - December 16, 2020 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Vitamin D deficiency: Four food alternatives to include in your diet to reduce symptoms
VITAMIN D deficiency: Vitamin D plays several crucial roles in helping the body function properly and lacking in the essential vitamin can play havoc in a number of ways including fatigue, bone pain and depression. Having a diet rich in these four foods will help to reduce vitamin D deficiency symptoms and keep the body working in tip top form. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - December 13, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vitamin D Deficiency in COVID-19 Quadrupled Death Rate Vitamin D Deficiency in COVID-19 Quadrupled Death Rate
Patients admitted to hospital with severe COVID-19 and vitamin D deficiency showed a 3.7-fold increased odds of death. Men in the advanced stages of COVID-19 pneumonia had the greatest deficit.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - December 11, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Vitamin D deficiency symptoms: Depression is linked to low levels of the sunshine vitamin
VITAMIN D deficiency is linked with feelings of depression, according to one scientific research paper. Are you deficient in the sunshine vitamin? And how would you know? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - December 5, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

High-dose infusion of vitamin D does NOT help hospitalized covid patients survive, study suggests
Despite growing studies linking vitamin D deficiency to poorer odds against COVID-19, a first-of-its kind Brazilian trial found that one big IV dose of the immune-boosting vitamin did not improve outcomes. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - December 1, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Could your thinning hair be due to a vitamin D deficiency? Study indicates a link
: VITAMIN D deficiency is a major reality for most when the summer months are long behind us. As a result of this, a number of unusual health conditions may ensue. Is there a link to your thinning hair and having a vitamin D deficiency? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - November 28, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vitamin D deficiency: Long term deficiency causes pain felt at night known as osteomalacia
VITAMIN D deficiency largely affects a person's bones and muscles. Leaving a deficiency untreated over the years could lead to dangerous fractures and osteomalacia. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - November 24, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vitamin D: Which foods are the best sources of vitamin D?
VITAMIN D could help to protect against coronavirus during the UK lockdown. While taking supplements could be an easy way to avoid a vitamin D deficiency, you could also make just a few changes to your daily diet. Which foods are the best sources of vitamin D? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - November 22, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vitamin D deficiency: Could your low mood be due to lacking in vitamin? Study explains
VITAMIN D deficiency is far more common than many think. Not eating the right kinds of food, not taking any supplements or lacking in sunshine; could cause a deficiency. Feeling depressed could be because of this deficiency. What is the link between vitamin D and depression? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - November 19, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vitamin D deficiency has been linked to Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s disease
VITAMIN D supplementation is highly recommended by numerous health professionals. There are various reasons for this; one being that a deficiency in the steroid hormone is linked to Alzheimer's and Parkinson's. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - November 15, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vitamin D deficiency: Lacking the vitamin could increase risk of type 2 diabetes
VITAMIN D deficiency is more common at this time of the year and even more so with most Britons spending most time indoors. Experts warn this is a dangerous situation for health, as lacking in the vitamin could have dire effects on the body - including the added risk of diabetes, according to a study. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - November 10, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

What is the best way to get your hit of Vitamin D?
Vitamin D also helps regulate the amount of calcium and phosphate in our bodies; keeping bones, teeth and muscles healthy. However, around half of the UK population is deficient in it. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 9, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vitamin D deficiency symptoms: Fatigue could be a warning sign
VITAMIN D deficiency has been linked to more severe outcomes with the COVID-19 disease. As the pandemic continues to spread worldwide, it'll be helpful to know if you're lacking adequate amounts of the sunshine vitamin. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - November 8, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vitamin D deficiency: Getting sick more often could indicate you’re lacking the vitamin
The sunshine vitamin, as its often referred to, is so much more important to the body than most realise. Being more susceptible to catching colds or flu could mean you're lacking the vitamin and need to take careful precautions. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - November 6, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Can you take too much Vitamin D?
VITAMIN D deficiency is even more common this year due to lockdown, and people are relying on supplements to get their fix. But can you take too much Vitamin D? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - November 5, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Low Serum 25(OH)D Levels Associated With COVID-19 Severity Low Serum 25(OH)D Levels Associated With COVID-19 Severity
Might COVID-19 patients with vitamin D deficiency and low serum 25(OH)D levels experience more severe illness?Clinical Endocrinology (Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines)
Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines - November 4, 2020 Category: Intensive Care Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology Journal Article Source Type: news

Vitamin D deficiency may be the cause of your lower back pain - how to top up the vitamin
PAIN in lower back is prevalent in the UK, with almost two out of three of people experiencing it at some time in their lives. Vitamin D deficiency is an overlooked cause - how can you address it (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - November 3, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vitamin D deficiency symptoms in your hair - how to find your risk of the condition
VITAMIN D deficiency symptoms may be difficult to spot as the signs could be easily confused for something less serious. This is the common symptom of a vitamin D deficiency in your hair. Should you add more vitamin D-rich foods to your diet? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - November 3, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Add vitamin D to bread and milk to help fight Covid, urge scientists
Widespread deficiency shows that current government guidance on supplements is failingCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageScientists are calling for ministers to add vitamin D to common foods such as bread and milk to help the fight against Covid-19.Up to half the UK population has a vitamin D deficiency, and government guidance that people should take supplements is not working, according to a group convened by Dr Gareth Davies, a medical physics researcher.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - October 31, 2020 Category: Science Authors: James Tapper Tags: Coronavirus Health Infectious diseases Science UK news Society Medical research Food Milk Bread Source Type: news

Vitamin D deficiency: Three vitamin D-rich foods that could help prevent the condition
VITAMIN D deficiency is a major reality for many during the cold winter months. As a deficiency sets in, lower mood, poor bone health and an overall low immunity can take over. What are the three best food sources to help you prevent the condition, according to experts? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 30, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vitamin D deficiency: Three vitamin-rich foods that could help you prevent the condition
VITAMIN D deficiency is a major reality for many during the cold winter months. As a deficiency sets in, lower mood, poor bone health and an overall low immunity can take over. What are the three best food sources to help you prevent the condition, according to experts? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 30, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Covid and vitamin D: What is vitamin D? How does a deficiency impact covid?
CORONAVIRUS is the biggest health crisis the world is currently facing having infected more than 44 million people and killed more than a million. But how does a vitamin D deficiency affect you if you test positive for coronavirus? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 28, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

COVID - 19 Patients More Often Have Vitamin D Deficiency
COVID - 19 patients with vitamin D deficiency have increased serum ferritin, troponin levels (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - October 28, 2020 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Infections, Pulmonology, Critical Care, Emergency Medicine, Journal, Source Type: news

COVID-19 Patients More Often Have Vitamin D Deficiency
TUESDAY, Oct. 27, 2020 -- Hospitalized patients with COVID-19 more often have a vitamin D deficiency than population-based controls, and in COVID-19 patients, 25-hydroxyvitamin D (25OHD) is inversely associated with some inflammatory parameters,... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - October 27, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Eight in 10 Covid-19 hospital patients are vitamin D deficient, study
Experts at the University of Cantabria in Santander looked at 216 Covid-19 patients at the Valdecilla Hospital in the northern Spanish city. Eighty-two per cent were deficient in vitamin D. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 27, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

8 In 10 Hospitalized Covid-19 Coronavirus Patients Were Vitamin D Deficient: New Study
Hospitalized patients with Covid-19 were more likely to be vitamin D deficient. So should everyone be taking supplements now? (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - October 27, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Victoria Forster, Contributor Tags: Healthcare /healthcare Innovation /innovation Science /science Editors' Pick editors-pick Coronavirus business pharma & Source Type: news

Over 80% of Hospitalized COVID-19 Patients Have Vitamin D Deficiency, Study Finds
Over 80 percent of 200 COVID-19 patients in a hospital in Spain have vitamin D deficiency, according to a new study published in the... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 27, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Four ‘not as obvious’ signs of a vitamin D deficiency that you may be missing
VITAMIN D deficiency symptoms may be difficult to spot as the signs could be easily confused for something less serious. These are warning signs and symptoms of a vitamin D deficiency that you may be ignoring, including tiredness and mood changes. Should you add more vitamin D-rich foods to your diet? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 27, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Link Between Vitamin D and ICU Outcomes Unclear Link Between Vitamin D and ICU Outcomes Unclear
Vitamin D deficiency is an issue for many patients in the ICU, whether or not they have COVID-19, but high-dose infusions might not be the answer, according to one expert.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines)
Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines - October 19, 2020 Category: Intensive Care Tags: Pulmonary Medicine News Source Type: news

Having a vitamin D deficiency could make you more likely to catch Covid-19, another study claims 
A total of 72 per cent of NHS workers in Birmingham who were vitamin D deficient also tested positive for Covid-19. This compared to just 51 per cent in those who had sufficient levels. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 7, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vitamin D deficiency: Are you at risk of the condition this winter? Find out here
A VITAMIN D deficiency can contribute to osteoporosis and fractures. Find out if you're in a high-risk category to ensure you're getting the right amount of the sunshine vitamin. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 2, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vitamin D deficiency leads to obesity, stunted growth in zebrafish
(North Carolina State University) Using a zebrafish model, researchers have found that vitamin D deficiency during early development can disrupt the metabolic balance between growth and fat accumulation. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - September 29, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

USPSTF Finds Evidence Lacking for Vitamin D Screening
TUESDAY, Sept. 22, 2020 -- The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) concludes that the current evidence is inadequate to recommend screening for vitamin D deficiency in asymptomatic adults. This finding forms the basis of a draft... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - September 22, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Vitamin D deficiency increases COVID-19 risk by more than 50%
Vitamin D deficiency increases a person's risk for getting infected with COVID-19 by more than 50%, a study published Thursday in the journal PLOS ONE found. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - September 17, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

There ’s Only Weak Evidence For Vitamin-D As a COVID-19 Preventative—But Scientists Are Trying to Learn More
To protect himself from COVID-19, Dr. Anthony Fauci has long said he’s skipping hugs and handshakes, wearing a mask, and staying off of planes. Last week, he acknowledged adding another step to protect his health: taking supplements of vitamin-D. “If you are deficient in Vitamin-D, that does have an impact on your susceptibility to infection,” Fauci, head of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, said in an interview posted on Instagram last week. “So I would not mind recommending—and I do it myself—taking vitamin-D supplements.” However, while spurious claims t...
Source: TIME: Health - September 17, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Tara Law Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 Source Type: news

Vitamin D deficiency symptoms: The frequent feeling that can signal you lack the vitamin
VITAMIN D is created when the sun's rays land on your skin. However, if you've been shielding or self-isolating at home this summer, you could be lacking adequate amounts of the vitamin. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 16, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vitamin D deficiency is linked to higher COVID-19 risk and severe outcomes, reveals study
(Natural News) It is a well-known fact that vitamin D performs several important functions, from boosting immune health to regulating blood pressure. Over the past decade, multiple studies have also provided evidence that taking vitamin D could reduce the odds of developing infections like the common cold and the flu. Given these precedents and the ongoing pandemic, scientists... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - September 12, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

People deficient in vitamin D have a higher risk of COVID-19, reports new study
(Natural News) A person’s vitamin D status may determine his susceptibility to COVID-19, the disease caused by the Wuhan coronavirus. In a new study published September 4, researchers at the University of Chicago found that, compared to people with normal vitamin D levels, those who were deficient in the vitamin have a greater risk of testing positive for COVID-19.... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - September 11, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How to boost your vitamin D intake
VITAMIN D is essential for many bodily functions, but around a quarter of Brits are vitamin D deficient. Here's how to boost your vitamin D intake. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 10, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Poverty-Stricken Adults More Likely to be Calcium-, Vitamin D-Deficient
THURSDAY, Sept. 10, 2020 -- Adequate calcium and vitamin D intake in older Americans is greatly influenced by ethnicity, sex, household income, and food security, according to a study recently published in PLOS ONE. Keri Marshall, from Pharmavite... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - September 10, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

What Is In A Ketogenic Diet?
Discussion Epilepsy is a common problem for the general pediatrician. Its incidence is estimated at 41-87/100,000 children. While many children are controlled with medication, it is also estimated that up to 1/3 will develop drug-resistant epilepsy. Some children may have an identifiable seizure focus that may be amenable to surgery, but many others do not. One option for potential control is a ketogenic diet (KD). Indications for KD usually are for drug-resistant epilepsy including partial and complex seizure patterns as well as some metabolic disorders such as glucose transport 1 deficiency syndrome. It has also found ...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - September 7, 2020 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Pediatric Education Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

Likely Deficient Vitamin D Status Linked to COVID - 19 Risk
Risk for testing positive for COVID - 19 increased for likely deficient versus likely sufficient vitamin D groups (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - September 4, 2020 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Family Medicine, Infections, Internal Medicine, Critical Care, Emergency Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy, Pulmonology, Journal, Source Type: news