More Hill's dog food recalled over vitamin D toxicity concerns
Hill's Pet Nutrition expanded previous pet food recalls after testing showed same potentially lethal vitamin mix in more of its products. (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - March 22, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Stomach bloating: Bloated stomach pain? You could have vitamin D deficiency study reveals
STOMACH bloating is often caused by problems with digestion and is a key symptom of IBS, but a new study has revealed bloated stomach pain and IBS symptoms could be a result of vitamin D deficiency. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - March 22, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Stomach bloating: Bloated stomach pain? New study reveals link to vitamin D deficiency
STOMACH bloating is usually caused by problems with digestion and is a key symptom of IBS, but a new study has revealed bloated stomach pain and IBS symptoms could be a result of vitamin D deficiency. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - March 22, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Diabetes drug alters vitamin D levels, possibly explaining increased bone fracture risk
Scientists found that the diabetes drug canagliflozin reduces vitamin D levels and calcium uptake, which may explain why this drug can increase the risk of bone fractures.  (Source: NIDDK News)
Source: NIDDK News - March 22, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Hill ’s Pet Nutrition Expands Voluntary Recall of Select Canned Dog Food for Elevated Vitamin D
Hill ’s Pet Nutrition today announced it is expanding its recall of select canned dog food products due to elevated levels of vitamin D. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - March 21, 2019 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Vitamin D: How long does it take vitamin D to work? What does vitamin D do?
VITAMIN D is necessary to keep our bones, body and teeth healthy - but how long does it take to work and what does it do? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - March 20, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vitamin D deficiency symptoms: What are the symptoms of low vitamin D?
VITAMIN D deficiency can cause huge problems if left untreated - but what are the symptoms of vitamin D deficiency? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - March 20, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

10 Reasons why vitamin D is essential for your health
(Natural News) Vitamin D is often referred to as the “sunshine vitamin” because it’s synthesized in the skin after exposure to sunlight. While technically considered a hormone, vitamin D is paramount for optimal health. Unlike most other essential nutrients, vitamin D can only be found in a handful of foods such as fatty fish, certain... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - March 19, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Diabetes drug alters vitamin D levels, possibly explaining increased bone fracture risk
Scientists found that the diabetes drug canagliflozin reduces vitamin D levels and calcium uptake, which may explain why this drug can increase the risk of bone fractures.  (Source: NIDDK News)
Source: NIDDK News - March 19, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Is Vitamin D Deficiency a Risk Factor for Thyroid Cancer?
A meta-analysis looked at the controversial link between decreased  serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D levels and incidence of thyroid cancer. (Source: CancerNetwork)
Source: CancerNetwork - March 18, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Naveed Saleh, MD, MS Source Type: news

Eggs May Be Bad for the Heart, a New Study Says —But There’s More to the Story
Conclusions about eggs based on available scientific evidence vary widely — in part because nutrition research is notoriously hard to conduct accurately. Despite the entrenched belief that eggs raise cholesterol, some studies have suggested that dietary cholesterol intake doesn’t necessarily translate to higher blood cholesterol. One study from last year found that people who ate an egg per day had lower rates of heart disease and bleeding stroke than people who did not eat them, and research from 2016 found that eggs didn’t have a strong effect on risk of coronary artery disease. Some researchers have su...
Source: TIME: Health - March 15, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jamie Ducharme Tags: Uncategorized Diet/Nutrition Source Type: news

AAOS: Supplement Use Low in Patients With Osteoporosis, Hip Fracture
FRIDAY, March 15, 2019 -- Of patients diagnosed with osteoporosis who have a history of hip fracture, only 14 percent are receiving appropriate calcium and vitamin D supplementation, according to a study presented at the annual meeting of the... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - March 15, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Prenatal High - Dose Vitamin D Not Linked to Asthma at Age 6
No significant difference seen in asthma diagnoses for children in high - dose vitamin D, placebo groups (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - March 14, 2019 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Family Medicine, Gynecology, Nursing, Pediatrics, Pharmacy, Pulmonology, Allergy, Journal, Source Type: news

Vitamin D deficiency: The part of the body that’s best at absorbing the ‘sunshine’ vitamin
VITAMIN D deficiency is particularly common during the winter and early spring months, when sunlight and daylight hours are reduced. But adding certain foods or supplements to your diet could lower your risk of signs and symptoms. This is the best part of the body for making the so-called ‘sunshine’ vitamin. Should you be taking vitamin D supplements? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - March 14, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Prenatal High-Dose Vitamin D Not Linked to Asthma at Age 6
THURSDAY, March 14, 2019 -- High-dose vitamin D supplementation in pregnancy is not associated with a child's risk for asthma at age 6 years, according to a research letter published in the March 12 issue of the Journal of the American Medical... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - March 14, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

More vitamin D may improve memory but too much may slow reaction time
(Rutgers University) How much vitamin D can boost memory, learning and decision-making in older adults, and how much is too much? A unique Rutgers-led study found that overweight and obese older women who took more than three times the recommended daily dose of vitamin D showed improvements in memory and learning -- but also had slower reaction times. The researchers hypothesize that slower reaction times may increase the risk of falling among older people. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - March 14, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Vitamin D Deficiency and Ovarian Stimulation in PCOS Vitamin D Deficiency and Ovarian Stimulation in PCOS
In this study, the authors examine the impact of vitamin D deficiency on ovarian stimulation outcomes among women with PCOS or unexplained infertility.Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - March 13, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology Journal Article Source Type: news

Vitamin D deficiency warning: Three symptoms you’re probably ignoring - Dr Chris reveals
VITAMIN D deficiency is particularly common during the winter months, when sunlight and daylight hours are reduced. But adding certain foods to your diet could help to top up your vitamin D levels. These are the most common warning signs and symptoms of a vitamin D deficiency, revealed by ITV This Morning ’s Dr Chris. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - March 12, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Sunscreens may be harming fish embryos
(Natural News) We’ve been told over and over again how important it is to wear sunscreen every time we step outdoors, but even those of us who prefer to skip it most days so our bodies can get the sunlight needed to create vitamin D still tend to apply a generous amount of sunscreen before... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - March 11, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vitamin D may help alleviate asthmatic symptoms in children
Research, published inThe Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology: In Practice, suggests that vitamin D may alleviate asthmatic symptoms in obese children living in air polluted areas.News Medical (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - March 11, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Vitamin D deficiency: Four of the most common symptoms - and you may be ignoring them
VITAMIN D deficiency is particularly common during the winter and early spring months, when sunlight and daylight hours are reduced. But adding certain foods or supplements to your diet could lower your risk of vitamin D deficiency symptoms. These are the common signs you should be looking out for - are you at risk? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - March 10, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vitamin D deficiency - do your teeth feel like this? Common signs of a deficiency revealed
VITAMIN D deficiency is particularly common during the winter months, when sunlight and daylight hours are reduced. But adding certain foods to your daily diet could help to top up your vitamin D levels. A warning sign of a vitamin D deficiency is having a painful feeling in your teeth. Could you be at risk of the symptoms? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - March 10, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vitamin D deficiency warning - the painful symptom you should never ignore
VITAMIN D deficiency symptoms include feeling very tired, having aches and pains, and feeling very sleepy during the day. But you could also be at risk of the condition, and should consider adding more vitamin D-rich foods to your diet, if you have this painful symptom. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - March 9, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vitamin D may protect against pollution-associated asthma symptoms in obese children
Over 6 million American children have the lung condition. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - March 8, 2019 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Vitamin D may protect against pollution-associated asthma symptoms in obese children
(NIH/National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences) A new study finds vitamin D may be protective among asthmatic obese children living in urban environments with high indoor air pollution. The study out of John Hopkins University School of Medicine, funded by the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS), part of the National Institutes of Health, was published in The Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology: In Practice. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - March 8, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Asthma Prevalence Three Times Higher in MS Asthma Prevalence Three Times Higher in MS
A new study shows a higher prevalence of asthma among multiple sclerosis patients. Reasons for the association are unknown but shared risk factors include vitamin D deficiency and smoking.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines - March 7, 2019 Category: Neurology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Magnesium and vitamin D: The perfect pair?
(Natural News) Magnesium is more than an essential mineral: It’s responsible for over 300 biochemical reactions needed by the body to function well. According to a study in The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, this essential mineral can even regulate vitamin D levels in the body, increasing it in people with deficient levels and reducing it... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - March 5, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vitamin D Deficiency a Brain Disruptor Vitamin D Deficiency a Brain Disruptor
Vitamin D deficiency disrupts structural brain connectivity and harms learning and memory by destabilizing perineuronal nets that provide scaffolding for neurons, new research suggests.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - March 5, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news

Nutritional supplements do NOT help stave off depression
The Exeter University study of 1,000 people found the supplements, which contained folic acid, vitamin D, omega-3 fish oils, zinc and selenium, worked no better than the placebos. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 5, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vitamin D deficiency - the best dinner diet swap to prevent signs and symptoms
VITAMIN D deficiency is particularly common during the winter months, when sunlight and daylight hours are reduced. But adding certain foods to your diet could help to prevent some symptoms of a vitamin D deficiency. This is the best dietary source of the so-called ‘sunshine’ vitamin. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - March 5, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vitamin D deficiency warning - do you walk like this? Hidden deficiency signs revealed
VITAMIN D deficiency symptoms include feeling very tired, having aches and pain, and feeling very sleepy during the day. Bur you could also be at risk of the condition, and should consider adding more vitamin D-rich foods to your diet, if your walk looks like this. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - March 4, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vitamin D deficiency - six of the best food sources of the 'sunshine' vitamin
VITAMIN D deficiency is particularly common during the winter months, when sunlight and daylight hours are reduced. But adding certain foods to your diet could help to prevent some symptoms of a vitamin D deficiency. These are the best dietary sources of the so-called ‘sunshine’ vitamin. Should you be taking vitamin D supplements? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - March 1, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What are the best dietary sources of vitamin D?
Vitamin D can improve bone, muscle, and immune system health. Foods with a high vitamin D content include oily fish, some mushrooms, and egg yolks. Learn more about the best dietary sources of vitamin D here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - March 1, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nutrition / Diet Source Type: news

Belly fat may be an indicator of vitamin D deficiency
(Natural News) Have you had your dose of vitamin D today? If not, consider going out of the house for some sun more often. It doesn’t have to be somewhere scenic (though that would be swell); you can prop up a chair right in your yard and soak up those rays. Your body will thank... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - February 28, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vitamin D deficiency symptoms: Half of Brits display symptoms - are you one of them?
VITAMIN D deficiency symptoms: Recent research reveals almost half of the people in the UK display vitamin D deficiency symptoms. Are you lacking the essential vitamin? These are the symptoms to look out for. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 28, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vitamin D warning: This change in bowel habits could mean you've had too many supplements
VITAMIN D is a popular supplement people take during the winter months because the main source of the vitamin is in short supply. But too much vitamin D can affect your bowel habits. How much is too much? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 28, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Can Vitamin D Supplementation Reduce Cancer or CVD Risk? Can Vitamin D Supplementation Reduce Cancer or CVD Risk?
Gerald Chodak discusses new data on omega-3 fatty acid and vitamin D supplementation, and the risk for cancer and cardiovascular disease.Medscape Urology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - February 27, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Urology Commentary Source Type: news

Child vitamin D supplements may lack recommended dose
Research, published in theArchives of Disease in Childhood, suggests that many child multivitamins do not give the recommended dose of vitamin D.BBC (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - February 27, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Vitamin D levels unaffected by hormone therapy in transgender adults
Research, published inThe Journal of Clinical Endocrinology& Metabolism, suggests that hormone therapy does not affect vitamin D levels in transgender adults. Healio (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - February 27, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Vitamin D deficiency warning - three annoying symptoms you should never ignore
VITAMIN D deficiency is particularly common during the winter months, when sunlight and daylight hours are reduced. But adding certain foods to your daily diet could help to top up your vitamin D levels. These are the most common warning signs and symptoms of a vitamin D deficiency - should you consider taking ‘sunshine’ supplements? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 26, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Child supplements 'mislead parents' over vitamin D
Few children's multivitamins give the recommended daily vitamin D dose, a study suggests. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - February 26, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Multivitamin products for children lack sufficient vitamin D
Multivitamins do not contain the recommended daily dose of vitamin D and even some supplements ‘for bones’ contain low levels Related items fromOnMedica Poorest Scottish kids do the least exercise UK lagging behind peers on child health Home cooked meals for infants not always healthiest Eating disorders start as early as age six Sleep deprivation in children linked to weight gain (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - February 26, 2019 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Three quarters of vitamin D products for children do not contain recommended dose
Academics based at the universities of Oxford and Southampton analysed dozens of vitamins aimed at children. The findings were published in the Archives of Disease in Childhood. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 26, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Vitamin D and brain health: New mechanism may explain link
A new study in mice shows a previously unknown effect of vitamin D deficiency on the brain. The findings may explain why vitamin D is key for brain health. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - February 25, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology / Neuroscience Source Type: news

Vitamin D levels can be measured in human hair
Research, published inNutrients, suggests that vitamin D levels can be measured in human hair, making tests for vitamin sufficiency easier and less invasive.Science Daily (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - February 25, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Vitamin deficiency symptoms: Three signs you may lack vitamins including B12 and D
VITAMIN deficiency symptoms can vary widely and can be very subtle. But a deficiency in a particular vitamin or mineral can cause health problems, so it ’s important to address it if you have one. Here are three signs you may lack vitamins including vitamin B12 and vitamin D. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 23, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Obesity may lower the effectiveness of vitamin D supplements
Research, published in theJournal of Bone and Mineral Research, suggests that obesity may lower the effectiveness of vitamin D supplementation.News Medical (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - February 22, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Vitamin D may lower the risk of preeclampsia
Research, published inClinical Nutrition, suggests that vitamin D sufficiency may lower preeclampsia risk in pregnant women.Healio (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - February 22, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Trinity and St. James's Hospital report successful measurement of vitamin D in human hair
(Trinity College Dublin) A new study by researchers from Trinity College Dublin and St. James's Hospital has reported for the first time that vitamin D can be measured in human hair.The current study is the first in the world to report that it is possible to extract and measure vitamin D in human hair. This is a major step forward in assessing vitamin D status, potentially one of the major innovations in vitamin D measurement. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - February 22, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Vitamin D supplementation can reduce Beck Depression Inventory scores in patients with ulcerative colitis
(Natural News) A study published in the Journal of Dietary Supplements highlights the positive effect of vitamin D supplementation on the Beck Depression Inventory (BDI) scores of people with ulcerative colitis. Depression is more prevalent in people with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) like ulcerative colitis compared to their healthy peers, and some studies have associated vitamin D deficiency... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - February 22, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news