Medical News Today: Is vitamin D deficiency to blame for lung disease?
New research from Johns Hopkins University has found that individuals with low blood levels of vitamin D may be more exposed to disabling lung disease. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - June 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Respiratory Source Type: news

Vitamin D Deficiency and Reduced Hodgkin Lymphoma Survival Vitamin D Deficiency and Reduced Hodgkin Lymphoma Survival
A large study has found that patients with Hodgkin lymphoma who showed baseline deficiencies in vitamin D had significantly shorter progression-free and overall survival.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - June 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Have a large waistline? You most likely have a vitamin D deficiency, according to this study
(Natural News) If you’re overweight, there are plenty of things you might worry about, from looking good in your clothes and brushing off cruel comments, to avoiding the serious health problems associated with your weight, like diabetes and cancer. However, a new study points to an often-overlooked issue facing many obese people that can have... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - June 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Higher vitamin D levels cut colorectal cancer risk by 31%
The report, led by the Harvard, adds weight to a theory which had not been proven. Three quarters of Americans and a fifth of Brits are vitamin D deficient, and colorectal cancer rates are rising. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - June 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Higher vitamin D levels cut colorectal cancer risk by 31%, major international study finds
The report, led by the Harvard, adds weight to a theory which had not been proven. Three quarters of Americans and a fifth of Brits are vitamin D deficient, and colorectal cancer rates are rising. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - June 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vitamin D deficiency warning - does using sun cream cause the condition?
VITAMIN D deficiency symptoms include feeling very tired, back pain and aches, and feeling sick. With summer approaching, and more people flocking to local beaches or parks to embrace the hot weather, can you become deficient in the ‘sunshine’ supplement by using sun cream? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vitamin D deficiency - does using suncream cause the condition?
VITAMIN D deficiency symptoms include feeling very tired, back pain and aches, and feeling sick. With summer approaching, and more people flocking to local beaches or parks to embrace the hot weather, can you become deficient in the ‘sunshine’ supplement by using sun cream? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 7, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vitamin D deficiency - what foods could boost your ‘sunshine’ vitamin intake?
VITAMIN D deficiency symptoms include back pain, feeling very tired, and getting sick more often than normal. But, you could prevent the condition by adding these foods to your diet. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 4, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Maternal vitamin D concentrations are associated with faster childhood reaction time and response speed, but not with motor fluency and flexibility, at the age of 5-6 years: the Amsterdam Born Children and their Development (ABCD) Study - Brouwer-Brolsma EM, Vrijkotte TGM, Feskens EJM.
About 57 % of the pregnant European women have 25-hydroxyvitamin D (25(OH)D) concentrations below 50 nmol/l. However, as data on the impact of gestational vitamin D deficiency on maternal and fetal health are limited, the WHO does not advocate vitamin D su... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 1, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Vitamin D levels influence IVF success
In women undergoing IVF, vitamin D deficiency is associated with lower pregnancy rates and a higher risk of miscarriage, according to a study inThe Lancet Diabetes& Endocrinology.Independent (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - May 31, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Vitamin D deficiency: Your belly fat could indicate you need more ‘sunshine supplements’
VITAMIN D deficiency symptoms include back pain, feeling very tired, and getting sick very often. But, could your weight loss diet plan be an indicator that you ’re at risk of the condition, and need more ‘sunshine supplements’? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 28, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Can vitamin D relieve joint pain?
Vitamin D is a crucial nutrient for bone health. Some studies suggest a link between vitamin D deficiency and joint or muscle pain, including rheumatoid arthritis. In this article, we look at what the research says, how a person can get their daily dose of vitamin D, and other vitamins that could help joint pain. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 26, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nutrition / Diet Source Type: news

Vitamin D deficiency symptoms: Three groups of people at risk of not getting enough
VITAMIN D deficiency can be damaging to a person ’s health - bone and back pain, and fatigue and tiredness, are just a few of the symptoms. The vitamin is best gained via sunlight, but there are three groups of people who may be at risk of not getting enough of this. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Study Links Vitamin D Deficiency To More Fat Around The Waistline
A new study adds evidence to previous research suggesting that vitamin D deficiency plays a role in fat storage, particularly around the waistline. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - May 23, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: David DiSalvo, Contributor Source Type: news

Vitamin D deficiency: How much time should you spend in the sun to avoid symptoms?
VITAMIN D deficiency can be damaging to a person ’s health - bone and back pain, and fatigue and tiredness, are just some of the symptoms. While the vitamin is best gained via sunlight, how much time should you be spending in the sun every day? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Patients with larger waistlines 'should have vitamin D levels checked'
Larger waistlines are linked to a higher risk of vitamin D deficiency in obese patients, according to Dutch researchers. (Source: Nursing Times)
Source: Nursing Times - May 21, 2018 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

Lower Vitamin D levels Linked to More Belly Fat
MONDAY, May 21, 2018 -- Obese people who carry much of their excess fat around their waist are at risk of vitamin D deficiency, new research warns. The finding highlights yet another damaging health effect of obesity. Low vitamin D levels have been... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - May 21, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Larger waistlines linked to lower vitamin D levels
According to data, presented at the European Congress of Endocrinology 2018, larger levels of abdominal fat are linked to lower levels of vitamin D, and suggest that overweight individuals may be at risk of deficiency.Medical News Today (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - May 21, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Belly fat linked to vitamin D deficiency
Vitamin D deficiency is a huge and growing problem in the United States. A recent study finds a link between abdominal fat and low levels of vitamin D. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Obesity / Weight Loss / Fitness Source Type: news

Larger waistlines are linked to higher risk of vitamin D deficiency
(European Society of Endocrinology) Higher levels of belly fat are associated with lower vitamin D levels in obese individuals, according to data presented in Barcelona at the European Society of Endocrinology annual meeting, ECE 2018. The study reports that vitamin D levels are lower in individuals with higher levels of belly fat, and suggests that individuals, particularly the overweight with larger waistlines should have their vitamin D levels checked, to avoid any potentially health damaging effects. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - May 20, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

No health risks from high vitamin D levels
A new study, published inMayo Clinic Proceedings, reports that high vitamin D levels that exceed the recommended amount are not harmful, and that deficiency is most common among white ethnicities.Medscape (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - May 18, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Vitamin D deficiency: Signs you need more ‘sunshine’ supplement - who’s at risk?
VITAMIN D deficiency symptoms include tiredness, back pain and muscle weakness. These are the warning signs that you need more of the ‘sunshine’ supplement. But, who’s most at risk of the vitamin deficiency? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Hormonal Mechanism Could Explain Canagliflozin's Fracture Risk Hormonal Mechanism Could Explain Canagliflozin's Fracture Risk
If proven, the problem might be managed by measuring 1,25-dihydroxyvitamin D levels in patients and providing calcitriol or vitamin D supplementation for those deficient.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - May 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Is it safe to limit sunscreen use to reduce vitamin D deficiency?
Last year, a study in theJournal of the American Osteopathic Associationclaimed that sunscreen is partially to blame for worldwide vitamin D deficiency, but is it safe to use less? TIME Magazine (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - May 15, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Should You Stop Wearing Sunscreen To Get More Vitamin D? Here ’s What a Doctor Says
Last year, a study published in The Journal of the American Osteopathic Association made headlines when it asserted that sunscreen use is partially to blame for widespread vitamin D deficiency worldwide. The research raised questions, given that consistently wearing sunscreen is one of the most common pieces of advice from physicians. Should the risk of vitamin D deficiency — which can lead to brittle bones and has been associated with insulin resistance, high blood pressure and decreased immune function, among other issues — overshadow years of that advice? Not according to Dr. Victoria Werth, a professor of d...
Source: TIME: Health - May 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jamie Ducharme Tags: Uncategorized healthytime onetime public health Source Type: news

Bank holiday weather warning: How much sunlight you need to prevent vitamin D deficiency
WEATHER forecasts claim the UK will be hit with record-breaking temperatures this Bank Holiday. But, how much time will you have to spend in the hot sun to prevent vitamin D deficiency symptoms? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 7, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Kate Middleton and all breastfeeding women at risk of vitamin D deficiency
KATE MIDDLETON is enjoying maternity leave with the new royal baby, Prince Louis. But breastfeeding mothers like the duchess are in danger of developing a deficiency in vitamin D. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 3, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vitamin D Deficiency: The Risk You Might Not Be Aware Of Vitamin D Deficiency: The Risk You Might Not Be Aware Of
Dr Charles Vega discusses another risk associated with vitamin D deficiency.Medscape Internal Medicine (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - May 2, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Internal Medicine Commentary Source Type: news

Vitamin D deficiency: These 17p a day ‘sunshine’ supplements are best at preventing signs
VITAMIN D deficiency symptoms include muscle pain, back pain and tiredness. But, you can prevent signs of the condition by adding these cheap ’sunshine’ supplements to your food diet, a nutritionist has revealed. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 1, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Can a vitamin D deficiency cause hair loss?
People get vitamin D from a variety of foods and from spending time outdoors in sunlight. Vitamin D is an essential nutrient that plays a role in many body functions, including hair growth. In this article, learn how a vitamin D deficiency is related to hair loss, as well as how it can be treated and prevented. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - April 30, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nutrition / Diet Source Type: news

Vitamin D deficiency: Add these three foods and supplement your diet to prevent damage
VITAMIN D deficiency can be damaging to a person ’s health - you are more likely to catch respiratory infections and it can take longer to recover from injury and illnesses. Healthy experts say there can also be increased rated of heart diseases such as heart attacks and heart failure. While the vitamin is best gained via sunlight, there are als o foods and supplements available that can help boost your vitamin D levels. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 26, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vitamin D deficiency: This is why you should never take too many ‘sunshine’ supplements
VITAMIN D deficiency symptoms include back pain, tiredness and frequent infections. You can take ‘sunshine’ supplements to top up your vitamin D, but you should never take too much, or risk an overdose. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 25, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Preventing fractures and falls: a limited role for calcium and vitamin D supplements? - Bischoff-Ferrari HA, Bhasin S, Manson JE.
Vitamin D and calcium are key nutrients to support bone development in children and young adults and to maintain muscle strength and neuromuscular coordination throughout the life span. Vitamin D deficiency is a well-defined risk factor for falls and hi... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 23, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Medical News Today: How vitamin D protects against type 2 diabetes
A new study suggests that vitamin D deficiency is tied to a five times greater risk of type 2 diabetes compared with levels well above the healthy minimum. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - April 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes Type 2 Source Type: news

Vitamin D deficiency - how much sunlight should you get everyday to prevent symptoms?
VITAMIN D deficiency symptoms include tiredness, back pain, and constant infections. But, you can top up your supply of ‘sunshine’ vitamin by simply being outside in the sun. This is how long you should be outside everyday to prevent a deficiency. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vitamin D prevents diabetes: Scientists call for intake to be raised
Researchers from Seoul National University add to studies that suggest vitamin D strengthens people's immune systems. Some 77 percent of adults in the US are deficient in vitamin D. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Study links vitamin D deficiency, higher diabetes risk
People deficient in vitamin D might have a greater risk of developing diabetes, according to a study. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - April 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vitamin D deficiency may increase diabetes risk
An epidemiological study, published in PLOS One, suggests that vitamin D deficiency is linked to an increased risk of developing type-2 diabetes.Science Daily (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - April 20, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Vitamin D deficiency linked to greater risk of diabetes
(University of California - San Diego) An epidemiological study conducted by researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine and Seoul National University suggests that persons deficient in vitamin D may be at much greater risk of developing diabetes. The findings are reported April 19 in PLOS One. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - April 19, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Vitamin D deficiency: This change in appearance could be a sign you need more supplements
VITAMIN D deficiency symptoms include weight gain, fatigue and a low mood, but few people are aware they have it. The condition occurs when people don ’t eat enough fresh foods, leading to an inadequate vitamin intake. A lack of sunlight can lead to a deficiency in this vitamin, which may cause weight gain and bone deformities. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vitamin D deficiency: Three reasons you should take more ‘sunshine supplement’
VITAMIN D deficiency symptoms can include tiredness, bone loss and muscle pain. But, taking more of the ‘sunshine supplement’ could prevent deficiency, and may provide these health benefits, including weight loss. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vitamin D deficiency: How to reverse a shortfall and stop painful symptoms
VITAMIN D deficiency is more common than you think, especially in the UK. Symptoms include aching bones, muscle weakness, insomnia and depression. Here ’s how to make sure you’re getting enough. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vitamin D Screening and Supplementation in Primary Care Vitamin D Screening and Supplementation in Primary Care
Screening for vitamin D deficiency during primary care visits has become commonplace -- but is it really necessary?American Family Physician (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - April 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care Journal Article Source Type: news

Vitamin D deficiency: What happens to your body if you forget to take supplements?
VITAMIN D, vitamin B12, iron and calcium are some of the most important vitamin and minerals for bodily function. A deficiency in any of these can be detrimental to a person ’s health, so taking supplements can help keep your levels topped up. But happens to your body if you forget or stop taking them? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - March 29, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vitamin D deficiency increases risk of metabolic syndrome in older women
According to a study, published inMaturitas, postmenopausal women with vitamn D deficiency have a higher risk of developing metabolic syndrome and  of having high cholesterol.Medscape (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - March 28, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Nutritional strategies to reduce falls risk in older people - Nash L, Bergin N.
A literature review found an association between increased falls risk and malnutrition, sarcopenia, vitamin D deficiency and dehydration. Strategies to identify, prevent and treat these conditions can help to reduce falls risk in at-risk groups such as fra... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 26, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Vitamin D deficiency: Take 'sunshine' supplements if you have these calcium symptoms
VITAMIN D deficiency increases your risk of bone deformities, including rickets and osteomalacia. But, if you have these symptoms, you may not be getting enough calcium, so you should boost your ‘sunshine’ supplement intake. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - March 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vitamin D deficiency: The reason your supplements are not working - what you need to do
VITAMIN D deficiency can cause fatigue and tiredness, and in extreme cases, bone pain and muscle weakness. It is best absorbed through sunlight, which means during the winter months it can be difficult to obtain. Taking supplements is a good way of making sure you are efficient, but they may not be working properly, and this is the reason why. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - March 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vitamin D deficiency during pregnancy linked to autism-like behaviours in offspring
According to a study in theJournal of Endocrinology, low levels of vitamin D during pregnancy may affect brain development and result in autism-like behaviours of children.Medical Xpress (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - March 21, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Vitamin D requires magnesium: You can take supplements but still stay deficient in D if your magnesium levels are too low
(Natural News) Even if you’re taking supplements daily, keep in mind that your vitamin D and magnesium levels are closely linked. According to a recent review, at least 50 percent of Americans store inactive vitamin D in their bodies. This occurs since the vitamin can’t be metabolized if an individual’s magnesium levels are low. Dr. Mohammed... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - March 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news