Vitamin D deficiency: Two signs in the ears signalling a severe lack of 'sunshine' vitamin
VITAMIN D is dubbed the sunshine vitamin because it is naturally produced in the body through exposure to sunlight. In those who have suboptimal levels of the nutrient, two signs may arise in the ears. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 27, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vitamin D deficiency: Symptoms warning your levels are too low include an incessant noise
VITAMIN D deficiency is commonplace now that the sun has become a distant memory. When this occurs, a constant ringing or buzzing in the ear may develop. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 23, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vitamin D deficiency: The sign on your head which could be 'an early sign'
VITAMIN D helps regulate the amount of calcium and phosphate in the body, so a lack of it can lead to bone deformities and bone pain. If you are spending a lot of time indoors, the NHS suggests you should take 10 micrograms of vitamin D a day to keep your bones and muscles healthy. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 23, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vitamin D deficiency: The sensation in the hands and feet warning that levels are low
VITAMIN D is essential for the immune system, with recent studies highlighting the role it plays in defending against primary infections with viruses. Levels of the vitamin are exceptionally low in UK adults, however. One sign in the hands and feet could signal you're deficient. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 22, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vitamin D deficiency is common - here's how it can affect your health
(Natural News) Around 42 percent of Americans are vitamin D deficient, and they don’t even know it. The National Institutes of Health (NIH) recommends that adults get 600 to 800 IU per day, but it is recommended that vegetarians and vegans consume more than the suggested amounts. The recommended amount of vitamin D depends on age and other... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - October 20, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vitamin D deficiency: Walking with a waddle? It could be due to low levels – what to spot
VITAMIN D deficiency is the most common nutritional deficiency worldwide in all ages with nearly 30 to 50 percent of all age groups being deficient. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 19, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vitamin D deficiency: The surprising supplement that could stave off the condition
VITAMIN D helps regulate the amount of calcium and phosphate in the body, which are needed to keep bones, teeth and muscles healthy. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 10, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vitamin D deficiency: How to ingest sunshine vitamin in ‘meaningful amounts’ - Dr Rupy
VITAMIN D is a vitamin the body produces when exposed to the sun, also found in some food. Dr Rupy spoke to Express.co.uk about how to get enough and avoid deficiency. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 8, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vitamin D ameliorates severe covid-19, preventing complications and death
(Natural News) Mounting evidence shows that vitamin D deficiency is predicative of severe covid-19. Hundreds of doctors from around the world have called for vitamin D education and distribution, especially for at-risk demographics of people. The Trinity College in Dublin and the University of Edinburgh conducted research on vitamin D levels from sunlight and studied... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - October 7, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Studies link vitamin D deficiency to COVID-19 infections, other diseases
(Natural News) Vitamin D is an essential mineral that plays many roles in different systems of the body. Some studies suggest that vitamin D deficiency may be linked to coronavirus (COVID-19). At least 80 percent of COVID-19 patients are also vitamin D-deficient. According to studies, higher levels of vitamin D can help reduce the rate of positive tests, hospitalizations and mortality... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - October 5, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vitamin D deficiency symptoms: Common sign that could be mistaken for Covid
VITAMIN D deficiency symptoms could include coughs and fatigue, but there's one key warning sign that could be easily mistaken for Covid. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 30, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vitamin D supplement warning: Overdose side effects explained - and the exact amount you s
VITAMIN D deficiency is very common in the UK, particularly during the winter months. While vitamin D deficiency can have serious effects on your health, so can taking too much vitamin D. What are the side effects of too much vitamin D? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 28, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vitamin D deficiency: The sign on your skin you should never ignore
VITAMIN D is one of the most common vitamins Britons lack. If you're low on vitamin D, you might be suffering from this skin condition. What is the sign of vitamin D deficiency on your skin? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 26, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vitamin D deficiency: Lacking in vitamin could increase your risk of a serious disease
VITAMIN D deficiency symptoms will soon be on the rise as we enter the winter period. Worryingly, studies point to a deficiency increasing your risk to a serious cardiovascular disease. What is the link? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 26, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vitamin D deficiency: The feeling in your tongue that could signal dangerously low levels
VITAMIN D has long been recognised for its protective role against illness. Early detection of a deficiency or low levels could therefore help curtail the likelihood of complications. One sensation on the tongue could warn that levels are dangerously low. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 21, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vitamin D deficiency MAPPED: How the UK compares to Europe - stunning chart
VITAMIN D deficiency affects many countries across Europe due to our position in the northern hemisphere. How does the UK compare with other European countries when it comes to vitamin D? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 20, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

South Africa: Vitamin D Deficiency Does Not Increase TB Risk in Young Children
[UCT] Low Vitamin D levels have been hypothesised by some experts to be a risk factor for tuberculosis (TB). People who develop TB often present with low Vitamin D levels when they are diagnosed. However, whether Vitamin D levels at one point predispose a child to developing TB is debated and not clear. (Source: AllAfrica News: Tuberculosis)
Source: AllAfrica News: Tuberculosis - September 15, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Vitamin D deficiency: The amount of sunlight you need every day to avoid symptoms
VITAMIN D is vital in aiding the regulations of calcium and phosphate needed to keep bones, teeth and muscles strong. How much sunlight do you need daily for optimum health? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 10, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vitamin D in Acute and Critically Sick Children with a Subgroup of Sepsis and Mortality: A Meta-Analysis
A meta-analysis study was performed to evaluate the relationship between vitamin D deficiency children and sepsis and acute and critically mortality. Through a systematic literature search up to December 2019, 23 studies with 4451 children, 2500 children with vitamin D deficiency were identified reporting relationships between vitamin D deficiency and sepsis and/or acute and critical care unit mortality (six sepsis only, four acute and critically mortality only and 13 both sepsis and acute and critically mortality). Odd ratio (OR) with 95% confidence intervals (CIs) was calculated comparing vitamin D deficiency children to...
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - September 9, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vitamin D deficiency: Most at risk group globally, according to major new study - symptoms
NEW FINDINGS from the University of Surrey have recommended that people from the African-Caribbean community should consider increasing their consumption of vitamin D rich foods and taking additional vitamin D supplements, especially with the winter months approaching. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 8, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vitamin D deficiency warning: The best time of year to start taking vitamin D supplements
VITAMIN D deficiency becomes more common as the hours of sunlight creep down in the winter. The NHS says this is the best time of year to start taking vitamin D supplements. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 6, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vitamin D deficiency symptoms: Three signs your levels of the nutrient are dangerously low
VITAMIN D, also known as calciferol, is produced endogenously when ultraviolet rays from sunlight land on the skin - but are you getting enough? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - August 24, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Notes from the Field: Vitamin D-Deficient Rickets and Severe Hypocalcemia in Infants Fed Homemade Alkaline Diet Formula - Three States, August 2020-February 2021
This report describes vitamin D deficiency and hypocalcemia in infants fed homemade formula. (Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report)
Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report - August 19, 2021 Category: American Health Tags: Infant Health MMWR Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report Vitamins Infant Feeding Source Type: news

Vitamin D levels on sports injuries in outdoor and indoor athletes: a cross-sectional study - Şenışık S, Köyağasıoğlu O, Denerel N.
OBJECTIVE: Having vitamin D levels within normal limits is important for bone and muscle health and its deficiency may increase the risk of injury. The aim of this cross-sectional study was to investigate whether vitamin D levels are different in indoor an... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 19, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Bowel cancer: Vitamin D deficiency could increase risk particularly among the young
BOWEL cancer is one of the most common types of cancer diagnosed in the UK. A latest study has pinpointed a diet lacking in vitamin D with an association of an increased risk to the disease. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - August 18, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vitamin D deficiency: Five subtle signs you could be deficient - and what to do about it
VITAMIN D has gained a lot of attention over the last few years as levels of this nutrient amongst the population are significantly low during the autumn and winter months. The impact of lockdown has also contributed to low levels of vitamin D as people spent more time indoors but how do you know if you have enough vitamin D and what are the signs to look out for? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - August 13, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Iron Deficiency Cause of Concern in Children With Food Allergies Iron Deficiency Cause of Concern in Children With Food Allergies
A recent study has found that iron deficiency may be a more pressing concern than vitamin D deficiency among children with allergies to cow's milk.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - August 11, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Allergy & Clinical Immunology News Source Type: news

Does Vitamin D Deficiency Play a Role in Opioid Addiction? Does Vitamin D Deficiency Play a Role in Opioid Addiction?
Addressing vitamin D deficiency could be beneficial in the prevention and treatment of opioid addiction, new research suggests.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines - June 23, 2021 Category: Neurology Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news

Vitamin D Deficiency Drives Opioid Addiction in Mice
Mice with low vitamin D had exaggerated craving for opioids and felt the drugs' effects more strongly —results supported in part by human medical records—suggesting that supplements should be explored... (Source: The Scientist)
Source: The Scientist - June 16, 2021 Category: Science Tags: News & Opinion Source Type: news

The roles of vitamin D in increasing the body's immunity and reducing injuries due to viral infections: with an emphasis on its possible role in SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) - Aleebrahim-Dehkordi E, Deravi N, Yaghoobpoor S, Hooshyar D, Rafieian-Kopaei M.
BACKGROUND: It is known that Vitamin D can increase the body's immunity against some viral infections. Many people around the world have vitamin D deficiency and, therefore, this has become a public concern whether vitamin D is an important factor protecti... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 11, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Vitamin D deficiency may increase risk for addiction to opioids and ultraviolet rays
(Massachusetts General Hospital) Lab animals deficient in vitamin D crave and become dependent on opioids, which is curbed when normal levels of the vitamin are restored. Human health records indicate that people with low vitamin D are more likely to use and misuse opioids. Study results suggest a potential role for vitamin D supplementation in fighting opioid addiction. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - June 11, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Vitamin D deficiency: Wrong dosage and not including vitamin K2 can increase deficiency
VITAMIN D deficiency can cause dire effects on one's health. Many people reduce this risk by supplementing. However, an expert believes this is not enough and another essential vitamin needs to be added in order to gain full benefits and drastically reduce a vitamin D deficiency. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 11, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vitamin D deficiency: Have your urine habits changed? The hidden sign of an overdose
VITAMIN D deficiency is a concern for many. The essential vitamin is crucial when it comes to overall bone, teeth and muscle health. As such, people will ensure they are getting the required dosage to compensate. However, many may take too much, and this can cause a change in toilet habits. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 9, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vitamin D deficiency: Incorrect dosage could lead to toxicity – warning signs
VITAMIN D is synthesised when UVB rays from the sun land on the skin cells. The nutrient is also obtained from oily fish and red meat, as well as supplements. What could happen if you have too much of it? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 30, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

US Preventative Services Task Force Study Finds Evidence of Benefits to Vitamin D Screening in Asymptomatic Adults is ‘Inconclusive’
New USPSTF guidelines suggest reducing the volume of Vitamin D deficiency testing in the general population, which could reduce revenue for clinical laboratories From 2005 to 2011, the volume of clinical laboratory tests for Vitamin D soared nationally as more doctors tested more patients for Vitamin D deficiency. This became a major source of revenue […] The post US Preventative Services Task Force Study Finds Evidence of Benefits to Vitamin D Screening in Asymptomatic Adults is ‘Inconclusive’ appeared first on Dark Daily. (Source: Dark Daily)
Source: Dark Daily - May 28, 2021 Category: Laboratory Medicine Authors: Kristen Noonan Tags: Laboratory News Laboratory Operations Laboratory Pathology Laboratory Testing Management & Operations anatomic pathology clinical laboratory clinical pathology COVID-19 Dark Daily dark intelligence group Dark Report JAMA JAMA Net Source Type: news

Are There Clinically Meaningful Differences Between anti-COVID-19 Vaccines?
A health worker prepares to administer the COVID-19 vaccine to her colleague at a hospital in Mogadishu, Somalia.In a video message on May 24 to the World Health Assembly , the decision-making body of UN agency WHO, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres warned against the dangers of “a two-speed global response”, a concern he has frequently expressed. “Sadly, unless we act now, we face a situation in which rich countries vaccinate the majority of their people and open their economies, while the virus continues to cause deep suffering by circling and mutating in the poorest countries,” he said. Credi...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - May 28, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Sunil J. Wimalawansa Tags: Aid Development & Aid Featured Global Headlines Health Humanitarian Emergencies IPS UN: Inside the Glasshouse Poverty & SDGs TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

Vitamin D, rickets and child abuse: controversies and evidence - Aldana Sierra MC, Christian CW.
Suboptimal vitamin D status is a global health issue that affects children and adults worldwide. The prevalence of vitamin D deficiency and insufficiency has been well documented in the pediatric population in the United States. Although vitamin D deficien... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 19, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Vitamin D deficiency: Wrong dosage could cause vitamin D toxicity - the signs to spot
VITAMIN D deficiency occurs when a person's diet is lacking but also if not spending enough time outdoors. Often a person will overcompensate for this lack by supplementing. This will help with many health problems caused by the deficiency, however, occasionally a person can take too much causing a vitamin D toxicity experience. What are the signs warning of this and what is the recommended dosage of vitamin D to avoid this? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 18, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

COVID-19 Vaccination: The Barriers to Achieving Global Herd Immunity
COVID-19 vaccinations are key to overcoming the pandemic, says the World Health Organizations (WHO). The UN agency has approved the Chinese Sinopharm vaccine for emergency use, which is a prerequisite for inclusion in the global vaccine solidarity initiative, COVAX. Credit: Unsplash/Ivan Diaz via UN NewsBy Sunil J. WimalawansaNEW JERSEY, USA, May 17 2021 (IPS) The global community is conducting a rapid vaccination program against the SARS.Cov-2 virus, using several vaccines, authorised for emergency use. To date, the percentages of adults vaccinated vary between less than 2% to over 90% in different countries. Vast socio-...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - May 17, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Sunil J. Wimalawansa Tags: Featured Global Headlines Health Human Rights Humanitarian Emergencies Sustainability TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

Vitamin D deficiency symptoms: Clumsiness may not be as harmless as it seems
VITAMIN D may be hard to come by in Britain when most people would prefer to shelter from the rain and remain indoors. However, going out to get even a little bit of sunshine - even on a wet, cloudy day - may be worthwhile. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 16, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Pre-TKA Vitamin D Deficiency May Adversely Affect Outcomes in Postmenopausal Women
MONDAY, May 10, 2021 -- For postmenopausal women after total knee arthroplasty (TKA), preoperative vitamin D deficiency may adversely affect early postoperative outcomes, according to a study published online May 5 in Menopause. Yu Song, M.D., from... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - May 10, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

High-Dose Vitamin D Supplements Significantly Reduce ICU Admissions & COVID-19 Deaths
Conclusion Vitamin D, 200,000 IU dose in single or divided doses is safe and highly cost-effective in reducing complications and deaths in persons with SARS-CoV-2 infection. Early use of vitamin D (100,000 to 600,000 IU) can reduce ICU admissions by ~80%. Therefore, vitamin D can greatly reduce the need for expanding ICU beds AND cost less than 0.001% of using an ICU bed/day. Additional information regarding bolus D3 and oral calcifediol: There is little vitamin D3 (cholecalciferol) in food and multivitamins, including fortified food. Without passing through glass or sunscreen, skin exposure to ultraviolet-B from high-elev...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - May 6, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Sunil J. Wimalawansa Tags: Featured Global Headlines Health Human Rights Humanitarian Emergencies Sustainability TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

Total knee replacement may be more painful for vitamin-D deficient postmenopausal women
(The North American Menopause Society (NAMS)) Vitamin D is a critical part of a healthy diet. Among other benefits, it has been shown to protect against bone disease and maintain soft tissue health. A new study suggests that it may also play a role in the degree of postoperative pain postmenopausal women experience after undergoing total knee replacement. Study results are published online today in Menopause, the journal of The North American Menopause Society (NAMS). (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - May 5, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Prevalence and clinical impact of vitamin D deficiency in critically ill Korean patients with traumatic injuries: a single-center, prospective, observational study - Lim KH, Jang J, Park J.
This study investigated the prevalence and impact of 25-hydroxyvitamin D (25(OH) vitamin D) deficiency in critically ill Korean patients with traumatic injuries. METHODS: This prospective observational cohort study assessed the 25(OH) v... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 4, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Should Black Adults Take Vitamin D Supplements to Help Their Hearts?
TUESDAY, April 27, 2021 -- Vitamin D deficiency among Black people may be a risk factor for heart disease, a new, small study suggests. Black adults are more prone to heart disease than whites, and lack of vitamin D -- the so-called sunshine... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - April 27, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Vitamin D deficiency may impair muscle function in older adults, study finds
Lacking sufficient levels of vitamin D in the bloodstream may negatively affect muscle function in older adults due to a reduction in energy production, a study published Friday by the Journal of Endocrinology found. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - April 16, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

USPSTF Finds Evidence Insufficient for Vitamin D Screening
WEDNESDAY, April 14, 2021 -- The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) concludes that the current evidence is insufficient to ascertain the balance of benefits and harms of screening asymptomatic adults for vitamin D deficiency. These... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - April 14, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Don't Screen for Vit D in General Population, Says US Task Force Don't Screen for Vit D in General Population, Says US Task Force
There is insufficient evidence that screening for vitamin D deficiency among the asymptomatic general population is of any benefit, concludes an update of US Preventive Services Task Force recommendations.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines - April 13, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

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