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Women low in vitamin D found to have an increased risk of multiple sclerosis, claims new study
(Natural News) The link between vitamin D deficiency and multiple sclerosis has been strengthened in a new study. According to the findings, published in Neurology, checking vitamin D levels in the blood can help determine and assess the risk of this debilitating neurological disease. As explained by lead study author Dr. Kassandra Munger: “There have... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - September 18, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

More Evidence Links Vitamin D Deficiency to MS More Evidence Links Vitamin D Deficiency to MS
A new study shows vitamin D deficiency is associated with a twofold increase in multiple sclerosis risk.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - September 14, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Vitamin deficiency warning: THIS supplement could help prevent multiple sclerosis
VITAMIN D deficiency has been linked to a higher risk of multiple sclerosis - a debilitating condition with symptoms including problems with movement and vision. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 14, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Multiple sclerosis: Vitamin D deficiency may predict onset
A large-scale study suggests that vitamin D levels may predict MS risk in young and middle-aged women. Correcting this deficiency may lower that risk. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - September 14, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Multiple Sclerosis Source Type: news

Vitamin D Deficiency in Chronic Tension-Type Headache Vitamin D Deficiency in Chronic Tension-Type Headache
Could low serum vitamin D levels contribute to chronic tension-type headaches?Headache (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - September 13, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery Journal Article Source Type: news

Vitamin D deficiency linked to increased heart failure risk in older adults
(Wiley) A recent study found an elevated risk of heart failure in more than half of older individuals, and this risk was significantly associated with vitamin D deficiency. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - August 18, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Vitamin B deficiency can lead to unhealthy hair and nails
Vitamin D is not the only vitamin you need in your diet. Vitamin B is crucial for energy, mood and brain power. Incorporating more vitamin b into your diet can also help improve your hair, skin and nails. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - August 11, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vitamin B3 found in Marmite not proven to prevent miscarriage
Conclusion This early-stage laboratory research has pinpointed two potential genes that might be responsible for some miscarriages and birth defects. As well as identifying a problem, the researchers also managed to find a solution: the effect of these genes can be combatted by increasing vitamin B3 intake. But treating a very specific and uncommon cause of birth defects in mice is certainly not a sure-fire solution to "significantly reduce the number of miscarriages and birth defects around the world". We need future research to see if the same effect would happen in humans. Also, three of the four children inc...
Source: NHS News Feed - August 10, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pregnancy/child Source Type: news

Vitamin D Deficiency May Cause Some Infant Tremors Vitamin D Deficiency May Cause Some Infant Tremors
At least some newborns with seemingly benign shudders or shivers could have vitamin D deficiency, suggests a new report on two cases, published in Pediatrics, online July 26.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines)
Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines - August 2, 2017 Category: Intensive Care Tags: Pediatrics News Source Type: news

Is this why children have poor motor skills? Vitamin D deficiency in pregnancy linked to lack of physical coordination in children
(Natural News) In case you needed yet another reason to ensure you are getting enough vitamin D, a new study shows that mothers who lack this essential vitamin during pregnancy are more likely to give birth to children who have poor motor skills. Researchers from the University of Surrey and the University of Bristol examined... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - July 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Can the Sunshine Vitamin Help Lymphoma Patients?
Being deficient in vitamin D has been linked to poorer survival in many cancers, including lymphoma. A new $3 million grant to the Wilmot Cancer Institute allows oncologists to evaluate whether adding vitamin D to standard therapy will help patients live longer. (Source: University of Rochester Medical Center Press Releases)
Source: University of Rochester Medical Center Press Releases - July 19, 2017 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: University of Rochester Medical Center Source Type: news

Vitamin D deficiency during pregnancy negatively impacts development of children
Vitamin D deficiency in expectant mothers during pregnancy has a negative effect on the social development and motor skills of pre-school age children, according to a new study in theBritish Journal of Nutrition.News Medical (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - July 14, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Separating food facts from fiction
UCLA Broadcast Studio As a nutritional epidemiologist devoted to prevention, Karin Michels has spent much of her career studying how health can be optimized through a proper diet.“People think it all comes down to their genes, but there is so much we can control by not smoking or being overweight, eating right and exercising at least moderately,” says Michels, professor and chair of the epidemiology department in the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health.What constitutes healthy eating? Michels, who frequently gives public talks on the topic, has found there are many widely held misconceptions that le...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - July 13, 2017 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Vitamin D deficiency in pregnancy detrimental to child
Research suggests that a vitamin D deficiency in pregnancy has negative effects on social development, motor skills in preschool age children. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - July 12, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Insufficient levels of Vitamin D in pregnancy detrimental to child development
(University of Surrey) Vitamin D deficiency in expectant mothers during pregnancy has a negative effect on the social development and motor skills of pre-school age children, a new study in the British Journal of Nutrition reports. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - July 12, 2017 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Vitamin D3, Not D2, Is Key to Tackling Deficiency
Vitamin D3, Not D2, Is Key to Tackling Vitamin D Deficiency (Source: eMedicineHealth.com)
Source: eMedicineHealth.com - July 6, 2017 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Vitamin D3, Not D2, Is Key to Tackling Vitamin D Deficiency Vitamin D3, Not D2, Is Key to Tackling Vitamin D Deficiency
Animal-derived vitamin D3 is far more effective than plant-based vitamin D2 in raising serums levels of the nutrient, UK researchers have shown in findings that promise to up-end current guidelines.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - July 5, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Office workers found to be chronically deficient in vitamin D due to too much time indoors
(Natural News) Now that summer is well and truly here, we are all getting plenty of sun, right? If you work in an office, the answer is probably no, and it’s a far bigger deal than you might think. A recent study from Alberta University in Canada revealed that 91 percent of office workers are... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - July 3, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Vitamin D deficiency: Symptoms, causes, and prevention
Poor nutrition and not enough natural sunlight can cause a vitamin D deficiency. In this article, learn more about the symptoms and risk factors. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - June 24, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nutrition / Diet Source Type: news

Could Your Office Job Rob You of Vitamin D?
Study finds most indoor workers get too little of the 'sunshine vitamin' Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Occupational Health, Sun Exposure, Vitamin D Deficiency (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - June 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Could Your Office Job Rob You of Vitamin D?
THURSDAY, June 22, 2017 -- Spending your days cooped up inside an office might mean you're not getting enough vital vitamin D -- know as the " sunshine vitamin, " researchers report. Canadian researchers found that vitamin D deficiency levels differ... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - June 22, 2017 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Study on why BLACK men die from prostate cancer more than WHITE men still won't mention vitamin D deficiency among African-Americans
(Natural News) Recent research has suggested many explanations for the disproportionate number of prostate cancer deaths between black and white men. Some of the possible suggestions from the team at University of North Carolina Lineberger include that black men may be less likely to receive aggressive treatments due to cost concerns, greater worries about how... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - June 20, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Islamic burqas make women vitamin D deficient, achieving yet another way that Islam demeans and harms women
(Natural News) The strict religious doctrine that many Muslims live by is physically unhealthy and abusive toward women. Research now shows that Islamic burqas are restricting Muslim women from getting adequate vitamin D from the sun, which suppresses their immune system. Lack of vitamin D in children causes rickets and severe bone pain in adults. This... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - June 13, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Tooth truth
(McMaster University) Researchers have developed a new method to read imperfections in teeth caused by a lack of sunlight, creating a powerful tool to trace events ranging from human evolution and migration out of Africa to the silent damage of vitamin D deficiency that continues to affect 1 billion worldwide. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - May 18, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Why vitamin D might not be miracle cure - deficiency 'not linked' to these conditions
VITAMIN D - also known as the sunshine vitamin - has been linked to cures and treatment for asthma and for skin conditions such as atopic dermatitis and psoriasis. However a new study has suggested the vitamin could have no impact on the health conditions. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 10, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Is It Time to Rethink Low Vitamin D as a Contributor to MS? Is It Time to Rethink Low Vitamin D as a Contributor to MS?
From the 2017 AAN Annual Meeting, Medscape speaks with Dr Annette Langer-Gould about her research questioning the long-believed link between MS and vitamin D deficiency.Medscape Neurology (Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines - May 8, 2017 Category: Neurology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery Expert Interview Source Type: news

Vitamin D helps friendly bacteria repopulate the gut, making it the perfect campanion to probiotic supplements
(Natural News) A high fat diet alone cannot trigger a metabolic syndrome, a cluster of conditions associated with an increased risk of heart disease and diabetes. Researchers of a new study published in Physiology said that vitamin D deficiency is needed for this syndrome to progress. Authors reached this conclusion after observing mice and their... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - May 7, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vitamin D Deficiency and Incident Frailty in Older Women Vitamin D Deficiency and Incident Frailty in Older Women
This study explored the association of vitamin D concentration with frailty, and the role of cardiometabolic diseases including diabetes, hyperlipidemia, and hypertension in this relationship.Journal of the American Geriatrics Society (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - May 5, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Internal Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Sunscreen may cause vitamin D deficiency, says study
Researchers suggest that unprotected exposure to midday sun for up to 30 minutes twice per week may help to boost and maintain vitamin D levels. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 3, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Source Type: news

Widespread Vitamin D Deficiency Likely Due to Sunscreen Use and Increase of Chronic Diseases
Clinical review results reveals 1 billion people may have insufficient levels of vitamin D due to chronic disease and inadequate sun exposure related to sunscreen use (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - May 2, 2017 Category: Disability Tags: Vitamins - Types, Sources and Benefits Source Type: news

Widespread vitamin D deficiency likely due to sunscreen use
According to a clinical review published inThe Journal of the American Osteopathic Association, nearly one billion people may have insufficient levels of vitamin D due to chronic disease and sunscreen use.Science Daily (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - May 2, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Vitamin D deficiency WARNING - using too much of THIS could cause dangerous condition
VITAMIN D deficiency could be caused by people regularly using too much sunscreen in a bid to protect themselves against the sun, a study has revealed. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 2, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Too MUCH sunscreen 'is making us vitamin D deficient'
The finding, by California's Touro University, is a staggering claim as the nation battles rising rates of melanoma, a deadly form of skin cancer. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 1, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Widespread vitamin D deficiency likely due to sunscreen use, increase of chronic diseases
Results from a clinical review find nearly 1 billion people worldwide may have deficient or insufficient levels of vitamin D due to chronic disease and inadequate sun exposure related to sunscreen use. (Source: ScienceDaily Headlines)
Source: ScienceDaily Headlines - May 1, 2017 Category: Science Source Type: news

Why Are So Many People Popping Vitamin D?
There is no epidemic of vitamin D deficiency, experts say, yet pointless testing and treatment are rampant. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - April 10, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: GINA KOLATA Tags: Vitamins Vitamin D Tests (Medical) Bones Sunlight Osteoporosis Source Type: news

Are video games to blame for fragile bones?
The unnamed teenager was admitted to Sandwell General Hospital, West Bromwich, after fracturing his femur earlier this year. Doctors said it was down to a vitamin D deficiency. (stock) (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 7, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Statin-Associated Myalgia and Vitamin D Deficiency in HIV Statin-Associated Myalgia and Vitamin D Deficiency in HIV
A new study explores the connection between vitamin D deficiency and the risk for statin-related myalgia among HIV patients receiving antiretroviral therapy.AIDS (Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines - April 6, 2017 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: HIV/AIDS Journal Article Source Type: news

Overweight children with a vitamin D deficiency have increased heart disease risk
A new study, presented at ENDO 2017, reports on a link between vitamin D deficiency in overweight children and their risk of developing heart disease in later life.Daily Mail (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - April 5, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Vitamin D deficiency may indicate cardiovascular disease in overweight and obese children
In overweight and obese children and adolescents, vitamin D deficiency is associated with early markers of cardiovascular disease, a new study reports. (Source: ScienceDaily Headlines)
Source: ScienceDaily Headlines - April 4, 2017 Category: Science Source Type: news

Vitamin D deficient children at risk of heart disease
Obese children should be screened for a deficiency as an indicator of potential heart problems in later life, according to findings presented at the annual meeting of the Endocrine Society in Orlando. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 4, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Without Essential Nutrients, A Child’s Body Struggles To Do These Things
When our children get into cars, we make them buckle their seat belts. And when they learn to ride bikes, we teach them to wear helmets. But not everything that has to do with our children’s health and well-being is as easy to see as a helmet or as simple to reach for as a seatbelt. In countries across the globe, in food deserts here in the U.S. and, even, in many of our homes, children are not getting proper nutrition. And the consequences are tremendous: adequate vitamin and mineral intake is essential for a child’s health and development, particularly in the first 1,000 days of life. An infant or a child wi...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - March 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Many College Football Players Lack Vitamin D
Deficiency could put them at risk for muscle injuries Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: College Health, Sports Injuries, Vitamin D Deficiency (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - March 17, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Many College Football Players Lack Vitamin D: Study
Deficiency could put them at risk for muscle injuries Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: College Health, Sports Injuries, Vitamin D Deficiency (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - March 17, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Dysfunctional Adipose Tissue May Play Role in Vitamin D Deficiency Dysfunctional Adipose Tissue May Play Role in Vitamin D Deficiency
Biological processes associated with vitamin D metabolism in obese men may help explain why vitamin D deficiency is widespread in this group, according to Italian researchers.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - March 3, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Medscape Today News Source Type: news

MedlinePlus: Vitamin D Deficiency
(Source: NLM General Announcements)
Source: NLM General Announcements - March 1, 2017 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Vitamin D and Depression: Still More Questions Than Answers
Some observational data suggest that vitamin D deficiency or insufficiency may be a risk factor for depression, but well-designed longitudinal research and randomized controlled trials are needed for definitive evidence of risk and its management, according to two recent literature reviews on vitamin D and depression. (Source: Caring for the Ages)
Source: Caring for the Ages - February 28, 2017 Category: Health Management Authors: Christine Kilgore Source Type: news

Vitamin D protects against colds and flu, finds major global study
Vitamin D supplements protect against acute respiratory infections including colds and flu, according to a study led by Queen Mary University of London (QMUL). The study provides the most robust evidence yet that vitamin D has benefits beyond bone and muscle health, and could have major implications for public health policy, including the fortification of foods with vitamin D to tackle high levels of deficiency in the UK. (Source: World Pharma News)
Source: World Pharma News - February 20, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Featured Research Research and Development Source Type: news

Vitamin D May Protect Against Respiratory Infections Vitamin D May Protect Against Respiratory Infections
According to a new meta-analysis, vitamin D supplements may help protect against cold and influenza, particularly in people who are vitamin D deficient.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - February 16, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Internal Medicine News Source Type: news