Vitamin D warning: Six signs you’ve taken too many supplements
VITAMIN D deficiency and insufficiency is now a global public health problem affecting an estimated one billion people worldwide. However, taking supplements could also pose health problems. What are the six warning signs you've taken too many supplements. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 21, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Congratulations to our latest Early Career Grant awardees
Congratulations to our Early Career Members awarded Early Career Grants of up to£10,000 to help fund their endocrine research.Alisdair Boag (Roslin Institute) - Delineating the consequences of thiosulfate sulfurtransferase (TST) overexpression in EndoCbH1 cellsNeil Martin (Loughborough University) - Investigating the lysosomal metabolome and mTORC1 localisation in aged human skeletal muscleMorag Mansley (University of Edinburgh) - Functional characterisation of novel corticosteroid-induced transcripts in the cortical collecting ductAndrea Pollard ​ (Imperial...
Source: Society for Endocrinology - February 21, 2020 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Fall Is The Best Time To Conceive, According To New BU Study
BOSTON (CBS) — What is the best season to try to get pregnant? A new study from the Boston University School of Public Health shows it’s not when most people start trying to conceive. While birthdays across the United States peak in early September, in northern states, most babies are born in the summer or even spring. Researchers at BU looked at data on more than 14,000 women who were trying to get pregnant from the US, Canada and Denmark. They found that while couples are most likely to begin attempting to conceive in September, it’s not until late November or early December that they have the best chan...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - February 20, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Health Healthwatch News Syndicated CBSN Boston Syndicated Local Dr. Mallika Marshall Health News Local News Source Type: news

Vitamin D deficiency symptoms: Worrying sign in a person’s mood indicating a deficiency
VITAMIN D is essential for several reasons, including maintaining healthy bones and teeth. It may also protect against a range of diseases and conditions. Lacking in the vitamin could create a worrying sign that is often overlooked. What is it? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
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Mediterranean diet could slow advance of frailty
Link between diet and healthy ageing Related items fromOnMedica Active elderly live independently and avoid social care Healthy lifestyles may offset dementia risk, study finds More money needed for nutritional care in NHS Omega 3 from seafood linked to healthier ageing Vitamin D supplements do not confer cardiovascular protection (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - February 18, 2020 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Women's health and osteoporosis: Boost bone health and prevent fractures by following a healthy diet and supplementing with vitamin D
(Natural News) Calcium and vitamin D are essential for boosting your bone health. But did you know that there are guidelines for supplementation if you are female and have osteoporosis? Postmenopausal women who have been diagnosed with osteoporosis or are at risk of the condition require calcium and vitamin D. In a study for The Women’s Health... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
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Vitamin Deficiencies Can Mess With Your Mental Health
There are mood-related signs you're low on nutrients like vitamin D. Here's how to tell and what to do about it. (Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post)
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - February 17, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

PSA: Vitamin Deficiencies Can Mess With Your Mental Health
There are mood-related signs you're low on nutrients like vitamin D. Here's how to tell and what to do about it. (Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post)
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - February 17, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vitamin D deficiency symptoms: Extremely low levels could lead to this serious condition
VITAMIN D is a fat-soluble vitamin essential for strong bones and lacking in the vitamin could lead to a host of problems including this worrying condition. What is it? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 14, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vitamin D Supplementation in Pregnancy Has No Effect on Reducing Asthma in Children
A new study finds that giving mothers vitamin D during pregnancy doesn ’t prevent asthma or recurrent wheezing in young children. (Source: University of Rochester Medical Center Press Releases)
Source: University of Rochester Medical Center Press Releases - February 14, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: University of Rochester Medical Center Source Type: news

Vitamin D deficiency symptoms: The injury that could signal you lack the vitamin
VITAMIN D is a nutrient that the body absorbs through direct exposure to the sun so certain groups that do not get enough sun are at an increased risk of a vitamin D deficiency. The sunshine vitamin plays a key role in bone health so lacking the sunshine can lead to a number of bone problems, including a weighted risk of a certain bone-related injury. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 13, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Postmenopause vitamin D deficiency associated with disc degeneration and lower back pain
(The North American Menopause Society (NAMS)) Lumbar disc degeneration and resulting lower back pain become greater concerns with age and disproportionately affect women more than men, likely as a result of decreasing estrogen levels during menopause. A new study demonstrates that vitamin D deficiency, smoking, high body mass index (BMI), and osteoporosis are risk factors for greater back pain. 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 - February 12, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

2-in-1: Pregnant women who get enough vitamin D extend nutritional benefits to their babies
(Natural News) Having a low vitamin D status is common among newborn infants. According to studies, maternal vitamin D deficiency is a major risk factor for this because neonates rely solely on maternal-fetal transfer of vitamin D. Vitamin D is essential for the healthy growth and development of infants. This nutrient plays a role in bone... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - February 11, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vitamin D deficiency symptoms: Feeling this in your fingers is an early warning sign
VITAMIN D is produced when ultraviolet rays from sunlight strike the skin and trigger vitamin D synthesis. Lacking in the vitamin could create a host of symptoms and one in particular is found in your fingers. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 8, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Prenatal Vitamin D Therapy Fails to Prevent Childhood Asthma Prenatal Vitamin D Therapy Fails to Prevent Childhood Asthma
Updated results on a study of vitamin D and childhood asthma has concluded that giving extra doses to pregnant women fails to reduce the risk of wheezing and breathing problems in youngsters through age 6 years.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - February 6, 2020 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Pulmonary Medicine News Source Type: news

Bone density may not be increased by vitamin supplementation alone
According to a study published in theJournal of Bone and Mineral Research, vitamin D supplementation alone may not improve bone density or strength in adults without vitamin D deficiency.Endocrinology Advisor (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - February 6, 2020 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Vitamin D in Pregnancy Doesn't Curb Kids' Asthma
Title: Vitamin D in Pregnancy Doesn't Curb Kids' AsthmaCategory: Health NewsCreated: 2/5/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 2/6/2020 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Asthma General)
Source: MedicineNet Asthma General - February 6, 2020 Category: Respiratory Medicine Source Type: news

Largest ever evaluation of the cardiovascular risk of rosiglitazone published
Analysis of raw individual patient level data gives more accurate picture of drug ’s link to heart problems Related items fromOnMedica People on statins at greater risk of skin infections and diabetes Adding insulin to metformin linked to higher mortality Vitamin D does not reduce kidney damage in type 2 diabetes Raised risk of MI and mortality when starting sulfonylurea Use of DPP-4 inhibitors associated with increased risk of IBD (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - February 6, 2020 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Seasonal Sun Variation Tied to Hypertensive Disorders of Pregnancy
WEDNESDAY, Feb. 5, 2020 -- Seasonal variation in vitamin D status may explain seasonal variation in hypertensive disorders of pregnancy, according to a study published online Feb. 4 in Acta Obstetricia et Gynecologica Scandinavica. Christine Rohr... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - February 5, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Prenatal Vitamin D Does Not Reduce Asthma, Wheeze at Age 6
WEDNESDAY, Feb. 5, 2020 -- Among children at risk for asthma, prenatal vitamin D supplementation does not affect the incidence of asthma or recurrent wheeze at age 6, according to a study published in the Feb. 6 issue of the New England Journal of... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - February 5, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Vitamin D in Pregnancy Doesn't Curb Kids' Asthma
WEDNESDAY, Feb. 5, 2020 -- Taking higher doses of vitamin D during pregnancy doesn't appear to offer any protection against asthma in children, a new study finds. The study, a follow-up to one done three years ago, looked at 6-year-old children... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - February 5, 2020 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Vitamin D deficiency symptoms: Lacking in the sunshine vitamin could cause this condition
VITAMIN D is a fat-soluble vitamin that is naturally present in very few foods. The vitamin is also produced through ultraviolet rays from sunlight. Lacking in the essential vitamin could result in the development of a certain condition. What is it? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 5, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vitamin D deficiency symptoms: Feeling this sensation in your joints could be a sign
VITAMIN D is the sunshine vitamin and for good reason. Not only does the body make vitamin D when the skin is exposed to the sun, we also know vitamin D can ward off many health problems. Experiencing this feeling in your joints could be a warning that you are deficient in the sunshine vitamin. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 5, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Meds are not a ‘free pass’ to start or maintain bad habits
People who started CVD meds were more likely to gain weight and cut exercise, as well as to drink less and quit smoking Related items fromOnMedica Should we recognise obesity as a disease? Statins of small and uncertain benefit in primary prevention Vitamin D supplements do not confer cardiovascular protection Pharmacists could offer high-dose statins direct to patients More Scottish GPs needed to fight heart disease (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - February 5, 2020 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Red and processed meat linked to CVD and all-cause mortality
Researchers advise trying to swap red meat and processed meats for fish, seafood, nuts and legumes Related items fromOnMedica Most supplements offer no real benefit, some might increase risks WHO dietary fat guidance fails to consider crucial evidence Plant-based diet linked to lower risk of heart failure Vitamin D supplements do not confer cardiovascular protection Sweetened drinks greater risk for poor glycaemic control (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - February 5, 2020 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Vitamin D deficiency symptoms: Feeling this sensation in your joints is a warning sign
VITAMIN D is the sunshine vitamin and for good reason. Not only does the body make vitamin D when the skin is exposed to the sun, we also know vitamin D can ward off many health problems. Experiencing this feeling in your joints could be a warning that you are deficient in the sunshine vitamin. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 4, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Corrigendum to "Rationale and design of the Study To Understand Fall Reduction and Vitamin D in You (STURDY): a randomized clinical trial of Vitamin D supplement doses for the prevention of falls in older adults" [Contemp Clin Trials. 73 (2018) 111-122] - Michos ED, Mitchell CM, Miller ER, Sternberg AL, Juraschek SP, Schrack JA, Szanton SL, Walston JD, Kalyani RR, Plante TB, Christenson RH, Shade D, Tonascia J, Roth DL, Appel LJ.
We have identified two errors in our article: 1) Misstatement of the primary analysis plan: the primary analysis plan is the intention-to-treat comparison of the pooled non-control doses group versus control with time to primary outcome measured fr... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 3, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

The Big Number: 300,000 break their hips each year. Calcium and vitamin D could cut that number, research says.
Data from 17 studies of older people suggest that those who took both supplements were about 16 percent less likely to have such fractures. (Source: Washington Post: To Your Health)
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - February 3, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Linda Searing Source Type: news

Vitamin D deficiency symptoms: Sign in your nails you may be lacking the sunshine vitamin
VITAMIN D - the sunshine vitamin - is integral to human health. Needed to support the body's immune system, and to promote healthy bones and teeth, the required levels of vitamin D can be lacking in the winter months. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 3, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

What Do You Do For Breast Milk Jaundice?
Discussion Almost all infants in the first few days of life have some elevation of their bilirubin because of the various physiologic changes they undergo in the transition to extra-uterine life. This is a common problem managed by many different inpatient and outpatient healthcare providers. This hyperbilirubinemia is usually unconjugated and resolves in the first 1-2 weeks of life. However, when it does not resolve, health care providers have 3 general paths to follow when considering a cause: inadequate breast milk intake, an underlying organic cause or breast milk jaundice. Inadequate breastfeeding is not uncommon and...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - February 3, 2020 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Pediatric Education Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

The association between low vitamin D levels and suicide attempts in adolescents - Gokalp G.
In this study, we examined the relationship between suicidal behavior a... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 30, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Vitamin D deficiency: The ‘flu-like’ symptom that could signal you lack the vitamin
VITAMIN D is mainly absorbed through direct exposure to sunlight during the winter months so you are at an increased risk of a deficiency. Lacking the sunshine vitamin can produce a number of visible signs, including flu-like symptoms. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
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Sun-exposed oyster mushrooms boost TB patients' vitamin D levels, immune response
(Natural News) Despite the advancements in medication and the increased availability of antimicrobial treatments, tuberculosis (TB) still remains one of the deadliest infectious diseases in low income countries today, according to the World Health Organization (WHO) who noted in its 2019 Global Tuberculosis Report that the disease infected over 10 million people in 2018, of which around 1.5... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - January 29, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Taking vitamin D supplements for multiple years found to help those with cancer live LONGER
In this study, which was published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology, researchers from Michigan State University (MSU) reviewed 10 randomized controlled trials that compared vitamin D supplementation with placebos. These trials involved over 79,000 people with cancer. The patients had an... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - January 28, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vitamin D deficiency: The sign if you cut yourself that could signal you lack the vitamin
VITAMIN D is essential to bone health but also supports a range of other important functions in the body so lacking the vitamin can trigger a wide range of symptoms. One unsettling sign you lack the vitamin can be seen in surface wounds. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 28, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Increasing vitamin C intake can reduce hip fracture risk by 44 percent: Study
(Natural News) When it comes to healthy bones, people often look to calcium and vitamin D. However, experts suggest adding an unlikely vitamin to the mix: vitamin C. In a recent study published in Osteoporosis International, a team of researchers from Tufts University, Harvard Medical School and the Boston University School of Public Health revealed that taking vitamin C can potentially reduce... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - January 28, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Naturally prevent conditions like diabetes, heart disease and stroke with vitamin D and hormone support
(Natural News) Years of research have established a positive collaboration between estrogen and vitamin D to improve bone health. Now, recent research suggests that this dynamic duo could also play a role in staving off metabolic syndrome in postmenopausal women. Metabolic syndrome is described as a cluster of conditions – such as obesity, high blood sugar and... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - January 27, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Effects of Vit D Correction on CV Health Studied in Obese Children
MONDAY, Jan. 27, 2020 -- For vitamin D-deficient overweight and obese children, high-dose supplementation with vitamin D does not improve measures of arterial endothelial function or stiffness, but it does result in reductions in blood pressure (BP)... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - January 27, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Muscle degradation, vitamin D and systemic inflammation in hospitalized septic patients.
To date, the relationship between systemic inflammation and muscle changes observed by ultrasonography in septic patients in clinical studies is not known. Furthermore, the role of vitamin D on muscle changes in these patients needs to be investigated. In septic patients, there is an association between inflammation and changes in muscle mass and strength during ICU stay, which is similar to those observed in experimental studies. In addition, there was an association of vitamin D with recovery of muscle strength during hospitalization. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - January 23, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vitamin D deficiency symptoms: The sign in your skin you could lack the sunshine vitamin
VITAMIN D deficiencies are often very nonspecific or vague and this makes the symptoms often missed. In severe deficiencies, however, the diagnosis is more easily reached and if a person has this particular skin problem it may mean they ’re at risk of a vitamin D deficiency. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 22, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vitamin D supplementation linked to potential improvements in blood pressure in children
(University of Pittsburgh) Overweight and obese vitamin D-deficient children who took a relatively high dose of vitamin D every day for six months had lower blood pressure and improved insulin sensitivity than their peers who took a lower dose. The study did not show improvements in other markers of cardiovascular and metabolic health, a finding that indicates vitamin D supplementation alone may not be the cure-all for children at highest risk for diabetes and heart disease. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - January 21, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Taking vitamin D supplements for multiple years found to help those with cancer live LONGER
In this study, which was published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology, researchers from Michigan State University (MSU) reviewed 10 randomized controlled trials that compared vitamin D supplementation with placebos. These trials involved over 79,000 people with cancer. The patients... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - January 21, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vitamin D deficiency: The change in your muscles that could signal you lack the vitamin
VITAMIN D is an essential nutrient that the body absorbs through direct exposure to sunlight. Lacking the sunshine vitamin can impair vital bodily processes, including those associated with muscle function. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 20, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vitamin D may reduce blood sugar and body fat
According to a study published inScientific Reports, vitamin D supplementation may reduce blood sugar and body fat in people who are obese and vitamin D deficient.Medical Dialogues (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - January 20, 2020 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Vitamin D deficiency symptoms: The sign in your head that could signal the condition
VITAMIN D is easier to obtain in warmer months when glorious sunshine lands on our skin. The vital vitamin is needed to keep our bones, teeth and muscles in a healthy way. But what happens in the dark, dreary winter days when there isn ’t enough sunlight to sustain our recommended dosage? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 19, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Why getting enough vitamin D in wintertime is so important
Diminished sunshine means many people experience deficiencies. This can lead to GI tract problems caused by infections and inflammation. (Source: Washington Post: To Your Health)
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - January 19, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Margherita T. Cantorna Source Type: news

Vitamin D warning: Pain in this area of the body may mean you’ve had too many supplements
VITAMIN D is created from direct sunlight on the skin when outdoors, but during the winter months people may struggle to get all the vitamin D they need and take supplements. But taking too many supplements can cause pain in a certain part of the body and lead to complications. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 17, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Naturally prevent conditions like diabetes, heart disease and stroke with vitamin D and hormone support
(Natural News) Years of research have established a positive collaboration between estrogen and vitamin D to improve bone health. Now, recent research suggests that this dynamic duo could also play a role in staving off metabolic syndrome in postmenopausal women. Metabolic syndrome is described as a cluster of conditions – such as obesity, high blood... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - January 16, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Negative results in vitamin D supplementation trials lead researchers to question best way of reaching deficient patients
This viewpoint discusses the strengths and limitations of recent studies which have challenged the need for vitamin D supplements; as relevant to the UK population and those at higher risk of deficiency (infants, the elderly and certain ethnic groups). (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - January 15, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Can low vitamin D cause high blood pressure?
(Source: MayoClinic.com - Ask a Specialist)
Source: MayoClinic.com - Ask a Specialist - January 14, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news