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Vitamin D may prevent inflammatory diseases
According to a study, published in theJournal of Autoimmunity, maintenance of vitamin D levels may have an important role in preventing the development of inflammatory diseases, such as rheumatoid arthritis.Guardian (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - November 24, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Best supplements for sex drive: Take THIS 4p vitamin to boost libido during winter
SEX drive could be boosted by adding a vitamin D supplement to your diet this winter, says an expert. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - November 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Four breakfast foods that can boost your sex drive
Lack of vitamin D can cause low oestrogen in women and testosterone in men. London-based Rob Hobson says you can boost your libido by choosing the right foods for breakfast. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Could vitamin D help to keep rheumatoid arthritis at bay?
A new study using cells taken from joints of people with rheumatoid arthritis shows that some types of immune cell can lose their sensitivity to vitamin D. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - November 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Arthritis / Rheumatology Source Type: news

Vitamin D could prevent rheumatoid arthritis
Researchers from the University of Birmingham build on past studies that show vitamin D strengthens the immune system, however, already-affected joints are 'committed' to swelling. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Rheumatoid arthritis symptoms could be PREVENTED by taking vitamin D supplements
RHEUMATOID arthritis could be prevented by taking vitamin D supplements, as they could help to reduce the risk of inflammation, it ’s been revealed. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - November 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Maintaining sufficient vitamin D levels may help to prevent rheumatoid arthritis
Maintaining sufficient vitamin D levels may help to prevent the onset of inflammatory diseases like rheumatoid arthritis, research led by the University of Birmingham has discovered. The research also found that while Vitamin D can be effective at preventing the onset of inflammation, it is less effective once inflammatory disease is established because diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis leads to vitamin D insensitivity. (Source: World Pharma News)
Source: World Pharma News - November 21, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Featured Research Research and Development Source Type: news

Vitamin D may help prevent rheumatoid arthritis, suggests study
Higher doses may be needed, or possibly new treatment that bypasses or corrects vitamin D insensitivity, authors sayMaintaining sufficient vitamin D levels may help to prevent rheumatoid arthritis, according to researchers.A study led by the University of Birmingham compared the ability of immune cells in blood from inflamed joints in people with rheumatoid arthritis to respond to the so-called sunshine vitamin.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - November 21, 2017 Category: Science Authors: Haroon Siddique Tags: Nutrition Science Health Society Source Type: news

Vitamin D 'may help prevent development of rheumatoid arthritis'
People who consume plenty of vitamin D could lower their risk of developing rheumatoidarthritis, according to a new study. The University of Birmingham research, published in the Journal of Autoimmunity, has revealed key insights into the relationship between vitamin D and inflammatory diseases such asrheumatoid arthritis, with implications for those at risk for such conditions as well as those already affected. The vital role vitamin D plays in rheumatoid arthritis The researchers analysed samples of blood and synovial fluid from the inflamed joints of patients with rheumatoid arthritis, making this the first study to cha...
Source: Arthritis Research UK - November 21, 2017 Category: Rheumatology Source Type: news

Mixed Findings on Vitamin D Supplements for Non-skeletal Conditions Mixed Findings on Vitamin D Supplements for Non-skeletal Conditions
An updated literature review found no new evidence that vitamin D supplementation has an effect on most non-skeletal conditions, though it suggests there could be protective effects on all-cause and cancer-related deaths.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - November 20, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Medscape Today News Source Type: news

Vitamin D Levels A Key To Treating Infertility?
Women with low vitamin D levels may be less likely to have a baby after assisted reproductive technology (ART) than those with normal vitamin D levels, a new study suggests. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - November 20, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

When Treating Infertility, Vitamin D Levels May Be Key
Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Female Infertility, Vitamin D (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - November 20, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Manage the menopause naturally without HRT
This article helps you identify some simple changes you can make almost immediately which will help you manage the menopause naturally. Hot flushes and night sweats are common symptoms. Eighty percent of menopausal women experience them. Many women feel embarrassed about hot flushes, but it’s not as obvious to everyone else as it may seem to you! Symptoms can be reduced by eating lots of plant foods, especially those rich in phytoestrogens, which help to rebalance your hormones naturally. Phytoestrogens are found in abundance in soya products, legumes, and in brassica vegetables, such as cauliflower, broccoli, Brusse...
Source: The Hysterectomy Association - November 20, 2017 Category: OBGYN Authors: Susie Kearley Tags: Alternatives to HRT healthy diet menopause Source Type: news

When Treating Infertility, Vitamin D Levels May Be Key
MONDAY, Nov. 20, 2017 -- Women with low vitamin D levels may be less likely to have a baby after assisted reproductive technology (ART) than those with normal vitamin D levels, a new study suggests. The finding stemmed from a review of 11 published... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - November 20, 2017 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Vitamin D and fertility: Increase your chances of success with this vital nutrient
(Natural News) If you’re having trouble conceiving, boosting your vitamin D intake might help. A recent study revealed that women undergoing fertility treatment are 33 percent more successful if they have healthy levels of vitamin D. Scientists from Birmingham University have determined that women undergoing fertility treatment were 33 percent more likely to get pregnant if... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - November 19, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Fertility treatment: Vitamin D may influence success rate
A new meta-analysis has found a link between lower blood concentrations of vitamin D and reduced success rates in assisted reproduction therapy. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - November 18, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Fertility Source Type: news

Circulating Vitamin D Concentration and Risk of Seven Cancers Circulating Vitamin D Concentration and Risk of Seven Cancers
Using a comprehensive Mendelian randomization study, the authors sought to determine whether there is a linear association between vitamin D status and cancer risk.The BMJ (formerly known as the British Medical Journal) (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - November 17, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology Journal Article Source Type: news

Vitamin D levels affect fertility treatment success
According to a study, published inHuman Reproduction, vitamin D deficiency reduces the success of fertility treatments in women.Daily Mail (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - November 16, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

The association of novel polymorphisms with stress fracture injury in elite athletes: further insights from the SFEA cohort - Varley I, Hughes DC, Greeves JP, Stellingwerff T, Ranson C, Fraser WD, Sale C.
OBJECTIVES: To determine, in conjunction with a wider investigation, whether 11 genetic variants in the vicinity of vitamin D, collagen and Wnt signalling pathways were associated with stress fracture injury in the Stress Fracture Elite Athlete (SFEA) coho... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 16, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Vitamin D supplements could help women conceive
Experts at Birmingham University found women undergoing fertility treatment are 33 per cent more likely to have a baby if their vitamin D levels are healthy. One in five adults are vitamin D deficient. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 15, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Adequate Vitamin D Tied to Higher Live Birth Rate After ART Adequate Vitamin D Tied to Higher Live Birth Rate After ART
Among women undergoing assisted reproduction treatment, those with adequate vitamin D levels were a third more likely to deliver a live baby than those with deficient or insufficient levels, a study found.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - November 15, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health News Source Type: news

Low vitamin D linked to poorer fertility treatment outcomes
Time for clinical trial to see if supplements could boost live birth rate, say researchers Related items fromOnMedica Fertility treatments may impact on breast cancer risk Infertility Vitamin D deficiency increases risk of chronic headache Vitamin D supplements may cut risk of acute respiratory infections Vitamin D (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - November 15, 2017 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Vitamin D deficiency symptoms: Boost low levels with THESE foods and supplements
VITAMIN D deficiency symptoms include feeling tired and grumpy. Experts recommend these supplements to help you boost low Vitamin D levels. Otherwise you can eat these foods. One expert reveals her tips and tricks after a study by Healthspan, found the lack of daylight leaves 56 per cent feeling more tired. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - November 13, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vitamin D & calcium supplements do not improve skeletal muscle strength of young men
According to a study, published inClinical Endocrinology, young men’s skeletal muscle strength and serum testosterone levels were not affected by 6 months of cholecalciferol or calcium supplementation.Healio  (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - November 10, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Could Fish Oil, Vitamin D Help Ease Lupus?
THURSDAY, Nov. 9, 2017 -- People with lupus may fare better if they have enough vitamin D and omega-3 fats in their diet, preliminary research suggests. In separate studies, researchers linked the two nutrients -- or lack thereof -- to higher risks... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - November 9, 2017 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Vitamin D may be simple way to ‘enhance’ burn healing
Vitamin D may be a simple treatment to enhance burn healing, according to UK researchers. (Source: Nursing Times)
Source: Nursing Times - November 7, 2017 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

Vitamin D enhances burn healing
Patients with severe burns and higher levels of vitamin D recover more successfully, according to a study presented at the Society for Endocrinology annual conference Telegraph (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - November 7, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Science meets archaeology with discovery that dental X-rays reveal Vitamin D deficiency
(McMaster University) Human teeth hold vital information about Vitamin D deficiency, a serious but often hidden condition that can now be identified by a simple dental X-ray, McMaster anthropologists Lori D'Ortenzio and Megan Brickley have found. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - November 7, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Vitamin D deficiency and aspergillosis
Mon, 11/06/2017 - 17:31News blog (Source: The Aspergillus Website - updates)
Source: The Aspergillus Website - updates - November 6, 2017 Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: BethBradshaw Source Type: news

Effect of vitamin D on falls and physical performance - Dhaliwal R, Aloia JF.
Recent understanding has highlighted the importance of extraskeletal role of vitamin D. Despite numerous observational and interventional studies over the last two decades, the apparent divergent clinical findings have intensified the controversy regarding... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 6, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Vitamin D may improve wound healing in burns patients
New research finds that burns patients with severe wounds recover better if they have high levels of vitamin D, which is known to fight infection. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - November 6, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Lupus: Low vitamin D may raise risk of kidney failure
A new study examines the role of vitamin D deficiency in the organ inflammation and damage that occurs in systemic lupus erythematosus. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - November 6, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Lupus Source Type: news

Best supplements for sleep: Take these THREE cheap nutrients to fall asleep FAST
BEST supplements for sleep needn ’t be exotic or expensive. Try topping up on magnesium, vitamin D and B vitamins before you nod off. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - November 5, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vitamin D may be simple treatment to enhance burn healing
This study is the first to investigate the role of vitamin D in recovery from burn injury and suggests that vitamin D supplementation may be a simple and cost-effective treatment to enhance burn healing. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - November 5, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Vitamin D may be key for pregnant women with polycystic ovary syndrome
(University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine) Vitamin D may play a key role in helping some women seeking treatment for polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS)-related infertility get pregnant. PCOS is a hormonal disorder affecting 5 to 10 percent of women of reproductive age. Results of the study show women who were Vitamin D deficient when starting fertility treatments were 40 percent less likely to achieve a pregnancy. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - November 3, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

5 Easy-to-miss signs of vitamin D deficiency: Are YOU getting enough?
(Natural News) Vitamin D is a nutrient that your body produces when your skin absorbs sunlight, earning the nickname “sunshine vitamin.” Despite the name however, vitamin D is technically a pro-hormone, and not a vitamin. Your body cannot create vitamins by itself, therefore you need to rely on food and supplement for your vitamin intake. However,... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - October 30, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Update on recent progress in vitamin D research. Eldecalcitol(R) and fall prevention - Suzuki T.
In the elderly, vitamin D deficiency results not only in impaired bone mineralization, but also myopathy. Low vitamin D has also been shown to be associated with decline of muscle strength, sarcopenia, functional limitation, and disability. Several recent ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 30, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

EndoBreak: T1D and Vitamin D; VA's T2D Guideline; Oral Acromegaly Drug
(MedPage Today) -- News and commentary from the endocrinology world (Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular)
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular - October 27, 2017 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

Enough vitamin D could prevent diabetes
Enough vitamin D during childhood could lower risk of type 1 diabetes for those who are genetically susceptible to the condition, a study inDiabetessuggests.Medical News Today (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - October 26, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

IT'S CRIMINAL: Doctors now pushing to slash recommended vitamin D intake in half, even as most of the population is critically deficient in this anti-cancer nutrient
(Natural News) Looks like vitamin D has been d-listed by scientists yet again, with new recommended dietary allowance (RDA) guidelines halving vitamin D intake from 800 international units (IU) per day to a paltry 400 IU. This, following conclusions made by the Endocrine Society after using a “gold standard for measuring 25(OH)D.” These findings were... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - October 26, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vitamin D deficiency: People in THESE areas of UK might need extra supplements
VITAMIN D deficiency could be more of a problem in areas with less sunlight. People in these parts of the UK may need to take extra supplements. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 26, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vitamin D could PREVENT type 1 diabetes: Study of blood reveals condition breakthrough
DIABETES risk could be reduced by getting more sunlight and vitamin D, research has revealed. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 25, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vitamin D in childhood prevents type 1 diabetes
Researchers from the University of Colorado built on previous research that vitamin D primes certain cells in the immune system to better fight infection. Type 1 diabetes is on the rise, particularly in children. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 24, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Vitamin D might prevent type 1 diabetes
Higher levels of vitamin D in infancy and childhood may protect children against islet autoimmunity and type 1 diabetes, a new study suggests. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - October 24, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes Source Type: news

Diabetes symptoms cured with supplement? Vitamin D could be key to preventing condition
DIABETES risk could be reduced by getting more sunlight and vitamin D, research has revealed. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 24, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Diabetes symptoms: SUNSHINE and vitamin D could be key to preventing condition
DIABETES risk could be reduced by getting more sunlight and vitamin D, research has revealed. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 24, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Are YOU vitamin D deficient? 6 signs your doctor may miss
From recurring colds to aches and pains, symptoms of vitamin D deficiency are those common, pesky niggles most of us live with every day. But a simple test and supplement could help. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Enough vitamin D when young associated with lower risk of diabetes-related autoimmunity
(University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus) Getting enough vitamin D during infancy and childhood is associated with a reduced risk of islet autoimmunity among children at increased genetic risk for type 1 diabetes, according to a study published this week in the journal Diabetes. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - October 23, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Best supplements for bones: Take THESE nutrients to prevent osteoporosis
BEST supplements for strong bones include vitamin D, calcium and magnesium, and the nutrients can help prevent osteoporosis. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 20, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vitamin D Supplements Linked to Lower Risk of Asthma Attacks Vitamin D Supplements Linked to Lower Risk of Asthma Attacks
Asthma attacks serious enough to require steroid treatment or hospitalization may be less likely when people take vitamin D supplements, a recent analysis suggests.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - October 19, 2017 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Allergy & Clinical Immunology News Source Type: news