Serum 25(OH)D Level and COVID-19 Stage and Mortality Serum 25(OH)D Level and COVID-19 Stage and Mortality
This study revealed that nearly 60% of patients admitted to the hospital with COVID-19 are vitamin D deficient, and deficiency was independently associated with mortality.American Journal of Clinical Pathology (Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines)
Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines - March 30, 2021 Category: Intensive Care Tags: Infectious Diseases Journal Article Source Type: news

Vitamin D deficiency: Can it cause high blood pressure?
(Source: MayoClinic.com - Ask a Specialist)
Source: MayoClinic.com - Ask a Specialist - March 30, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vitamin D deficiency linked to metabolic changes in patients with lupus - study
(University of Birmingham) Patients with lupus are more likely to have metabolic syndrome and insulin resistance - both factors linked to heart disease - if they have lower vitamin D levels, a new study reveals. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - March 26, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Vitamin D deficiency: Could your back pain be linked with low levels of sunshine vitamin
VITAMIN D deficiency: There has been a distinct lack of sunshine of late which impacts a person's health in a number of ways. Lacking in the sunshine vitamin could be the cause of your back pain. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - March 20, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vitamin D supplements may offer no Covid benefits, data suggests
Two studies fail to find evidence to support claims supplements protect against coronavirusCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageThe idea that vitamin D supplements can reduce susceptibility to, and the severity of, Covid-19 is seductive – it offers a simple, elegant solution to a very complex and lethal problem. But analyses encompassing large European datasets suggest the enthusiasm for the sunshine vitamin may be misplaced.Two still to be peer-reviewed papers looked at the link between vitamin D levels and Covid-19 and both reached the same conclusion: evidence for a direct link between...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - March 9, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Natalie Grover Tags: Coronavirus Infectious diseases Medical research Health Science World news Europe UK news Greece Source Type: news

Vitamin D deficiency: Chronic headaches and migraines may be signs your levels are low
VITAMIN D deficiency could account for a number of health conditions you may be experiencing including your headaches say studies. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - March 5, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vitamin D Deficiency Linked to Early Cognitive Impairment in MS Vitamin D Deficiency Linked to Early Cognitive Impairment in MS
People with MS and low levels of serum vitamin D show significant reductions in information processing speed versus those with normal levels of the vitamin concentrations.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Pharmacist Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pharmacist Headlines - March 1, 2021 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Low Vitamin D Levels In Europeans Does Not Raise Risk Of Type 1 Diabetes, Study Shows
According to a recent study published in PLOS Medicine, genetic vitamin D deficiency in Europeans does not have a significant effect on the risk of type 1 diabetes. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - February 28, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Anuradha Varanasi, Contributor Tags: Healthcare /healthcare Innovation /innovation Source Type: news

Vitamin D deficiency: How much to take and how to know you’ve taken too much
VITAMIN D deficiency is common for the elderly and for those who have been enduring the long cold months of winter. What is the correct dosage to ensure optimal health? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 25, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Scientists discover three genes linked to skin color and risks for severe vitamin D deficiency
Researchers found that African Americans with a genetic variant in the gene called SLC24A5 were more likely to have vitamin D levels up to three times lower than what is considered normal. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 19, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Genetic variants for skin color in African Americans linked to vitamin D deficiency
(City of Hope) One day physicians may be able to look at an African American's skin color and, with the help of other determinants, know if prescribing vitamin D supplements would lower that person's risk of getting cancers of the prostate, colon, rectum or breast. " We should not shy from this new study looking at the genetics of skin color because being 'colorblind' is what has led to widespread health disparities, " said City of Hope's Rick Kittles. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - February 18, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Vitamin D deficiency: Five signs found in the eyes warning you may be deficient
VITAMIN D deficiency: Uveitis is swelling of the uvea and is sometimes caused by a vitamin D deficiency. Experiencing any of these five symptoms in your eyes could indicate your risk. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 17, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vitamin D deficiency symptoms: Mood disturbances could mean you’re lacking sunshine
VITAMIN D levels can significantly be reduced during the winter months with overcast days, snowfall and rain. This is because our bodies synthesise the hormone when exposed to the sun's rays. Are you in need of a top up? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 7, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Is there a connection between vitamin D deficiency and COVID-19?
This article is written by?Mayo Clinic Staff. ________________________ Several recent studies have looked at the impact of vitamin D on?COVID-19. One study of [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - February 2, 2021 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Hospitalisations for falls and hip fractures attributable to vitamin D deficiency in older Australians - Neale RE, Wilson LF, Black LJ, Waterhouse M, Lucas RM, Gordon LG.
Vitamin D deficiency is associated with increased risk of falls and fractures. Assuming this association is causal, we aimed to identify the number and proportion of hospitalisations for falls and hip fractures attributable to vitamin D deficiency [25 hydr... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 1, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Vitamin D deficiency symptoms: 'Unusual' signs of a vitamin D deficiency to look out for
VITAMIN D deficiency symptoms can be difficult to spot, as they don't necessarily make you feel unwell, but they are particularly common during the cold winter months. These are the "unusual" signs of a vitamin D deficiency to look out for. Should you consider adding vitamin D foods or supplements to your diet? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 31, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Ethnic inequalities in COVID-19 mortality: A consequence of persistent racism, Runnymede Trust
Key points: • Ethnic minority people experience a much higher risk of COVID-19-related death, a stark inequality that impacts on all ethnic minority groups, including white minority groups such as Gypsies and Irish Travellers. • Local authorities with higher proportions of ethnic minority residents are li kely to have higher numbers of COVID-19-related deaths. • These inequalities reflect increased risk of exposure to the virus because of where people live, the type of accommodation they live in, household size, the types of jobs they do and the means of transport they use to get to work. • Eth nic ...
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - January 26, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vitamin D Deficiency Associated With Increased COVID-19 Risk
MONDAY, Jan. 25, 2021 -- Patients with vitamin D deficiency are significantly more likely to be positive for COVID-19, according to a study published in the April issue of Nutrition. Joseph Katz, D.M.D., from the University of Florida College of... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - January 25, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

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