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

Vitamin D Supplement Tied to Less Wheezing in Black Preemies
Reduced risk of recurrent wheezing at 12 months'adjusted age for black infants born preterm (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - May 23, 2018 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Endocrinology, Family Medicine, Pediatrics, Pulmonology, Allergy, Journal, Source Type: news

Vitamin D Supplement Tied to Less Wheezing in Black Preemies
WEDNESDAY, May 23, 2018 -- Vitamin D sustained supplementation is associated with reduced recurrent wheezing among black infants born preterm, according to a study published in the May 22/29 issue of the Journal of the American Medical... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - May 23, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals 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

Lower Vitamin D levels Linked to More Belly Fat
Low vitamin D levels have been linked to poor bone health, as well as increased risk for respiratory infection, autoimmune disorders and heart disease. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - May 21, 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

People with large waistlines have lower levels of vitamin D
Researchers from the VU University, Amsterdam, found obese people who carry excess fat around their midriffs have lower vitamin D levels. Liver fat is associated with low vitamin D in obese men. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News 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

People with large waistlines have lower levels of vitamin D, study finds
Researchers from the VU University, Amsterdam, found obese people who carry excess fat around their midriffs have lower vitamin D levels. Liver fat is associated with low vitamin D in obese men. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News 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

Anxiety weakens your bones by cutting vitamin D and boosting cortisol
For the first time, an Italian study has revealed a link between higher anxiety levels and greater risks of brittle, fragile bones in postmenopausal women who are at greater risks for osteoporosis. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News 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

High Vitamin D Not Harmful, Whites Most Susceptible to Low Levels High Vitamin D Not Harmful, Whites Most Susceptible to Low Levels
New findings confirm no increased risk associated with high vitamin D levels, but at the other end of the spectrum, whites with very low levels are at higher risk of dying.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - May 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Rheumatology 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

Vitamin D Effects on Skeletal Muscle and Sports Performance Vitamin D Effects on Skeletal Muscle and Sports Performance
What role do serum levels of vitamin D play in muscle strength and sports performance?Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - May 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Orthopaedics Journal Article Source Type: news

Understanding vitamin D trends in children with non-alcoholic fatty liver disease
(University of Leeds) New research charts vitamin D levels and variations in genes that determine vitamin D status in UK children diagnosed with non-alcoholic fatty liver disease. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - May 15, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health 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

Vitamin D Supplementation in Patients With Type 2 Diabetes Vitamin D Supplementation in Patients With Type 2 Diabetes
What benefits might vitamin D supplementation offer patients with well-controlled type 2 diabetes?Journal of the Endocrine Society (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - May 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology Journal Article Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Could vitamin D help to fight diabetes?
A new study explored vitamin D and diabetes. By boosting the vitamin's activity, the authors believe that they could save the cells damaged by the disease. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes Source Type: news

Enhancement of vitamin D activation may improve diabetes
A study, published inCell, reports that by enhancing vitamin D activation pancreatic beta cells can be protected and blood sugar levels can be normalised in a diabetes mouse model.Science Daily (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - May 11, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Vitamin D may reduce symptoms of depression
According to meta-analysis, presented at the American Psychiatric Association annual meeting, vitamin D supplementation may improve some symptoms of depression in individuals with low levels.Medscape (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - May 11, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Vitamin D Supplementation May Help Ease Depression
(Source: eMedicineHealth.com)
Source: eMedicineHealth.com - May 11, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Vitamin D Supplementation May Help Ease Depression Vitamin D Supplementation May Help Ease Depression
An updated meta-analysis shows that vitamin D supplementation improves depressive symptoms, with a medium overall effect size.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - May 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news

Boosting the effects of vitamin D to tackle diabetes
(Salk Institute) A Salk Institute study suggests new approach for treating type 2 diabetes and other diseases, including cancer. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - May 10, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

High-Dose Vitamin D Helps Malnourished Kids Make Health Gains High-Dose Vitamin D Helps Malnourished Kids Make Health Gains
Additional high-dose vitamin D3 significantly boosts weight and developmental gains compared with ready-to-use therapeutic food alone in severely malnourished children.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - May 9, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Sitting down too much can make you stupid new research says a sedentary lifestyle alters areas of the brain linked to memory
(Natural News) You watch what you eat and make sure you get a good night’s sleep. You regularly step outdoors to get your daily dose of natural vitamin D from the sun. But on weekdays, you work an eight-hour job that requires you to stay tied to your desk practically the whole time. According to... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - May 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

You know sunlight gives you vitamin D, but do you know how it impacts your health?
(Natural News) Most people know that the sun benefits their health by providing vitamin D – the skin produces it when it is exposed to sunlight – but not everyone knows what those benefits are: It can relieve pain, burn fat, boost immunity and even covert energy. This just shows how deep our connection is with... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - May 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News 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

Vitamin D reduces inflammation caused by Type 2 diabetes
(Natural News) In a review of studies published in the journal Nutrition Reviews, vitamin D was found to reduce inflammation brought by Type 2 diabetes. Chronic low-grade inflammation is known to precede and to be present in the development of Type 2 diabetes. A team of researchers from Monash University in Melbourne, Australia found that... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - May 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vitamin D boosts growth and development in undernourished children
A study, published in theAmerican Journal of Clinical Nutrition, has shown that high dose vitamin D supplements can improve weight gain and brain development in malnourished children.Science Daily (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - May 3, 2018 Category: Endocrinology 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

No Link Between Vitamin D, Lung Cancer Risk
Large Study: No Link Between Vitamin D, Lung Cancer Risk (Source: eMedicineHealth.com)
Source: eMedicineHealth.com - May 3, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Large Study: No Link Between Vitamin D, Lung Cancer Risk Large Study: No Link Between Vitamin D, Lung Cancer Risk
Researchers say vitamin D is unlikely to provide primary prevention of lung cancer, even in nonsmokers.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - May 2, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology 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

Study: Low vitamin D levels could be the reason why more than HALF of postmenopausal women have a metabolic syndrome
(Natural News) According to a new study, low vitamin D levels could be the reason why over 50 percent of postmenopausal women have a metabolic syndrome. The study, published in the journal Maturitas, found a strong link between the lack of vitamin D and metabolic syndrome in postmenopausal women. Metabolic syndrome is a set of... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - May 2, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News 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 Link to Diabetes Risk
Evidence Mounting for Vitamin D Link to Diabetes Risk (Source: eMedicineHealth.com)
Source: eMedicineHealth.com - April 27, 2018 Category: General Medicine 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

Evidence Mounting for Vitamin D Link to Diabetes Risk Evidence Mounting for Vitamin D Link to Diabetes Risk
Another study indicates that higher plasma vitamin D levels are associated with a reduced risk of type 2 diabetes, with an 80% lower risk at the highest levels compared with (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - April 26, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology 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

Contraceptives lead to overestimation of vitamin D levels
Healthy women taking hormonal contraception have higher levels of vitamin D metabolites that are not reflective of their actual vitamin D status, according to a study published in theJournal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism.Healio (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - April 25, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Potential for sun damage should be carefully balanced with need for vitamin D in children, say scientists
(King's College London) Scientists at King's College London are encouraging parents and carers to ensure even more rigorous protection of children against the harmful effects of the sun. The comments follow a study which has suggested that children may experience much more significant DNA damage from small amounts of sun exposure than adults. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - April 24, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology 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