Doctor and dietician duo point out how to get into healthy eating habits
SPEAKING exclusively to Express.co.uk, Dr Louise Durrant and dietician Emily Leeming discussed how to cultivate healthy eating habits, and how to get vitamin D all year round. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 17, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Apr 16 2021 This Week in Cardiology Apr 16 2021 This Week in Cardiology
COVID-19 vaccine-related clotting, vitamin D, anticoagulation strategies before PCI, and a good intervention at end of life are the topics John Mandrola, MD, discusses in this week ’s podcast.theheart.org on Medscape (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - April 16, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiology Commentary Source Type: news

Vitamin D deficiency may impair muscle function in older adults, study finds
Lacking sufficient levels of vitamin D in the bloodstream may negatively affect muscle function in older adults due to a reduction in energy production, a study published Friday by the Journal of Endocrinology found. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - April 16, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Eggs: Scrambled, poached or fried – the most healthy way to eat eggs
EGGS are full of nutritious goodies, including vitamin D, vitamin A and protein - but does it matter how it's cooked? Whether you prefer yours scrambled, poached or fried, Daily Express will reveal which one is best for your health. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 15, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

USPSTF Finds Evidence Insufficient for Vitamin D Screening
WEDNESDAY, April 14, 2021 -- The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) concludes that the current evidence is insufficient to ascertain the balance of benefits and harms of screening asymptomatic adults for vitamin D deficiency. These... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - April 14, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Don't Screen for Vitamin D in General Population
, Says US Task Force (Source: eMedicineHealth.com)
Source: eMedicineHealth.com - April 14, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Don't Screen for Vit D in General Population, Says US Task Force Don't Screen for Vit D in General Population, Says US Task Force
There is insufficient evidence that screening for vitamin D deficiency among the asymptomatic general population is of any benefit, concludes an update of US Preventive Services Task Force recommendations.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines - April 13, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

How to get rid of visceral fat: Vitamin D and calcium help to burn more belly fat
HOW TO get rid of visceral fat: When trying to lose those extra layers of fat around the belly area, knowing the exact science of how the body works is the best starting point. Numerous studies have shown that by increasing your vitamin D and calcium levels, whether through supplementation or food, can help to burn belly fat. How? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 12, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vitamin D, Calcium, and Implications for Cardiovascular Health Vitamin D, Calcium, and Implications for Cardiovascular Health
Should vitamin D and calcium supplementation be recommended for cardiovascular health? This paper reviews currently available evidence to provide updated recommendations.Journal of the American College of Cardiology (Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines)
Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines - April 6, 2021 Category: Intensive Care Tags: Cardiology Journal Article Source Type: news

Vitamin D and stress fractures in sport: preventive and therapeutic measures-a narrative review - Knechtle B, Jastrz ębski Z, Hill L, Nikolaidis PT.
There are numerous risk factors for stress fractures that have been identified in literature. Among different risk factors, a prolonged lack of vitamin D (25(OH)D) can lead to stress fractures in athletes since 25(OH)D insufficiency is associated with an i... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 5, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Vitamin D: The truth about an alleged Covid ‘cover-up’
The vitamin is being studied - but why do some claim evidence is being ignored? (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - April 4, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Situation Update, Mar 30th, 2021 - Project Looking Glass reveals future timelines converging into mass AWAKENING and the defeat of evil
(Natural News) In today’s Situation Update podcast, we cover killer robots, the coming George Floyd post-court case chaos, the CDC’s deliberate collapsing of the U.S. housing supply, deadly side effects from the AstraZeneca vaccine, the rolling out of medical fascism “vaccine passports” and the important role of vitamin D in preventing pandemics. Beyond all that,... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - March 30, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Serum 25(OH)D Level and COVID-19 Stage and Mortality Serum 25(OH)D Level and COVID-19 Stage and Mortality
This study revealed that nearly 60% of patients admitted to the hospital with COVID-19 are vitamin D deficient, and deficiency was independently associated with mortality.American Journal of Clinical Pathology (Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines)
Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines - March 30, 2021 Category: Intensive Care Tags: Infectious Diseases Journal Article Source Type: news

Vitamin D deficiency: Can it cause high blood pressure?
(Source: MayoClinic.com - Ask a Specialist)
Source: MayoClinic.com - Ask a Specialist - March 30, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Don't be fooled: Covid won't be cured by a panacea | Philip Ball
‘Cure-alls’ such as vitamin D and ivermectin seem appealing. But the truth is, specific diseases demand specific medicinesIf the coronavirus had struck in the middle ages, there would have been a cure. You could have got it at all good apothecaries, though not cheaply. It was calledtheriac, and it also cured epilepsy, indigestion, heart trouble and swellings and fevers of all kinds. The recipes were often secret but were said to include the roasted flesh of vipers – it was the original snake-oil remedy. Sugar may have been a common ingredient, too, as the name is the root of the English “treacle&rdq...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - March 26, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Philip Ball Tags: Coronavirus Science Infectious diseases Medical research Microbiology UK news Source Type: news

Vitamin D deficiency linked to metabolic changes in patients with lupus - study
(University of Birmingham) Patients with lupus are more likely to have metabolic syndrome and insulin resistance - both factors linked to heart disease - if they have lower vitamin D levels, a new study reveals. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - March 26, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Vitamin D May Protect Against COVID-19, Especially in Blacks Vitamin D May Protect Against COVID-19, Especially in Blacks
Higher levels of vitamin D than are usually thought of as sufficient may help prevent COVID-19 infection among Black individuals, finds a new study. The team plans a randomized controlled trial.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Infectious Diseases Headlines)
Source: Medscape Infectious Diseases Headlines - March 25, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Race May Affect Link Between Vitamin D Level, COVID-19 Risk
THURSDAY, March 25, 2021 -- The risk for having positive COVID-19 test results is 2.64-fold greater for Black individuals with a vitamin D level of 30 to 39.9 ng/mL versus a level of≥40 ng/mL, according to a study published online March 19 in... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - March 25, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Vitamin D and Covid: Will taking vitamin D reduce risk of coronavirus?
COVID vaccines are now being rolled out across Britain at record speed, but those who haven't yet had their jabs are wondering if alternatives, such as vitamin D, will reduce the risk of catching coronavirus. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - March 23, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vitamin D deficiency: Could your back pain be linked with low levels of sunshine vitamin
VITAMIN D deficiency: There has been a distinct lack of sunshine of late which impacts a person's health in a number of ways. Lacking in the sunshine vitamin could be the cause of your back pain. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - March 20, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Supplements may protect those with low vitamin D levels from severe COVID-19
(The Endocrine Society) Patients with low vitamin D levels who are hospitalized for COVID-19 may have a lower risk of dying or requiring mechanical ventilation if they receive vitamin D supplementation of at least 1,000 units weekly, according to a study presented virtually at ENDO 2021, the Endocrine Society's annual meeting. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - March 20, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

People with low vitamin D levels are 7% more at-risk of catching coronavirus
A new Chicago University study of more than 4,600 people found that those with vitamin D levels below 40 ng/mL are at 7% greater risk of COVID-19 and risks are 2.6-times greater for black people. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 20, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

High Vitamin D Levels May Help Prevent COVID-19, Especially in Black Patients
FRIDAY, March 19, 2021 -- Vitamin D -- better known as the " sunshine vitamin " -- might protect you from COVID-19, a new study suggests. Researchers said that the protection is particularly potent among Black people. While vitamin D levels of 30... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - March 19, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Risk for COVID-19 higher in Blacks in U.S. with low vitamin D, study finds
Blacks in the U.S. with low levels of vitamin D in their blood are nearly three times as likely to contract COVID-19 than those with healthy amounts of the nutrient, a study published Friday by JAMA Network Open found. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - March 19, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Association of vitamin D levels, race/ethnicity, clinical characteristics with COVID-19 test results
(JAMA Network) Researchers examined if differences in vitamin D levels greater than levels traditionally considered sufficient (30 ng/mL) are associated with having test results positive for COVID-19 in White and in Black individuals. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - March 19, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

High vitamin D levels may protect against COVID-19, especially for Black people
(University of Chicago Medical Center) A new research study at the University of Chicago Medicine has found that when it comes to COVID-19, having vitamin D levels above those traditionally considered sufficient may lower the risk of infection, especially for Black people. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - March 19, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Fish Oil, Vitamin D Won't Prevent A-Fib: Study
A-fib, also known as atrial fibrillation, affects more than 33 million people worldwide and is the most common type of abnormal heart rhythm. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - March 18, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Marine Omega-3 Fatty Acid, Vitamin D Do Not Cut Risk for A-Fib
THURSDAY, March 18, 2021 -- Neither marine omega-3 fatty acids, eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) and docosahexaenoic acid (DHA), nor vitamin D3 are associated with a reduction in the risk for incident atrial fibrillation (AF), according to a study... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - March 18, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Fish Oil, Vitamin D Won't Prevent A-Fib: Study
THURSDAY, March 18, 2021 -- For people hoping to prevent the heart rhythm disorder known as " a-fib, " new research shows that taking vitamin D or fish oil supplements won't help. A-fib, also known as atrial fibrillation, affects more than 33 million... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - March 18, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

FDA warns Dr. Mercola to stop writing about vitamin D
(Natural News) In the summer of 2020, the Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI) — a consumer advocacy group partnered with Bill Gates’ agrichemical PR group, the Cornell Alliance for Science,1 and bankrolled by billionaires with ties to Monsanto, the Gates Foundation, the Rockefeller Foundation, the Rockefeller Family Fund and Bloomberg Philanthropies2 — launched a... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - March 18, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Fish Oil, Vitamin D Won't Prevent A-Fib: Study
Title: Fish Oil, Vitamin D Won't Prevent A-Fib: StudyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 3/18/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 3/18/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Heart General)
Source: MedicineNet Heart General - March 18, 2021 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

Vitamin D for All Over 50s to Prevent Cancer Deaths? Vitamin D for All Over 50s to Prevent Cancer Deaths?
Growing evidence from three meta-analyses and a large prospective trial suggests that vitamin D significantly reduces cancer mortality.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines - March 17, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Dose-Related AF Risk With Omega-3 Fatty Acids? Dose-Related AF Risk With Omega-3 Fatty Acids?
The VITAL-RHYTHM study, showing no significant effect of low-dose omega-3 fatty acids or vitamin D on AF risk, has been published. A look at four such trials together, however, still begs the question.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - March 16, 2021 Category: Cardiology Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

Genetically Determined Vitamin D Levels Not Linked to T1DM
THURSDAY, March 11, 2021 -- Genetically determined vitamin D levels do not appear to have a large effect on the risk for type 1 diabetes in Europeans, according to research published online Feb. 25 in PLOS Medicine. Despoina Manousaki, M.D., Ph.D.,... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - March 11, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Vitamin D supplements may offer no Covid benefits, data suggests
Two studies fail to find evidence to support claims supplements protect against coronavirusCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageThe idea that vitamin D supplements can reduce susceptibility to, and the severity of, Covid-19 is seductive – it offers a simple, elegant solution to a very complex and lethal problem. But analyses encompassing large European datasets suggest the enthusiasm for the sunshine vitamin may be misplaced.Two still to be peer-reviewed papers looked at the link between vitamin D levels and Covid-19 and both reached the same conclusion: evidence for a direct link between...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - March 9, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Natalie Grover Tags: Coronavirus Infectious diseases Medical research Health Science World news Europe UK news Greece Source Type: news

Vitamin D: Where does Vitamin D come from? Three easy methods to add Vit D to your diet
VITAMIN D is absolutely crucial for the body's overall health, as well as helping to keep teeth and bones strong. But where does the so-called 'sunshine vitamin' come from? Here's three easy ways to add more vitamin D to your diet. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - March 8, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

What Are the Causes of Secondary Amenorrhea?
Discussion The first sign of puberty in females is breast budding (Tanner stage II) which normally occurs from 8-13 years. Menarche usually occurs within 2 years of breast budding occurring usually at Tanner stage III-IV breast development. Menarche occurs for most girls from 10-15 years. Most cycles range between 21-45 days. Age> 13 years without acquisition of secondary sexual characteristics,> 15 years before menarche or 5 years after acquisition of secondary sexual characteristics or cycles longer than 45 days are indications for evaluation. After menarche is it not uncommon to have anovulatory cycles that are ir...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - March 8, 2021 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Pediatric Education Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

Future homes may soon be made of eco-friendly mushroom "bricks"
(Natural News) Mushrooms make for a savory, vitamin D-rich addition to a balanced diet. But it turns out, they make for more environmentally friendly “bricks,” too. Lightweight, durable and biodegradable, mushrooms are proving to be a good alternative for bricks made from clay, concrete and other conventional but polluting construction materials. How it works is agricultural... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - March 5, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vitamin D deficiency: Chronic headaches and migraines may be signs your levels are low
VITAMIN D deficiency could account for a number of health conditions you may be experiencing including your headaches say studies. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - March 5, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Battling skin cancer: Vitamin D may be used to boost anti-tumor activity, study finds
(Natural News) British researchers have found that vitamin D helps fight a serious form of skin cancer known as melanoma. In a study published in the journal Cancer Research, they reported that increasing vitamin D levels can help suppress a signaling pathway linked to the growth and spread of melanoma cells. “[What’s] really intriguing is that... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - March 2, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vitamin D Deficiency Linked to Early Cognitive Impairment in MS Vitamin D Deficiency Linked to Early Cognitive Impairment in MS
People with MS and low levels of serum vitamin D show significant reductions in information processing speed versus those with normal levels of the vitamin concentrations.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Pharmacist Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pharmacist Headlines - March 1, 2021 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

High Dose of Vitamin D Does Not Cut COVID - 19 Hospital Stay
No significant differences seen for other outcomes among patients hospitalized with moderate - to - severe disease (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - March 1, 2021 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Family Medicine, Geriatrics, Infections, Internal Medicine, Critical Care, Emergency Medicine, Pharmacy, Pulmonology, Journal, Source Type: news

High Dose of Vitamin D Does Not Cut COVID-19 Hospital Stay
MONDAY, March 1, 2021 -- A single high dose of vitamin D3 does not shorten length of stay or improve other outcomes among patients hospitalized for COVID-19, according to a study published online Feb. 17 in the Journal of the American Medical... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - March 1, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Low Vitamin D Levels In Europeans Does Not Raise Risk Of Type 1 Diabetes, Study Shows
According to a recent study published in PLOS Medicine, genetic vitamin D deficiency in Europeans does not have a significant effect on the risk of type 1 diabetes. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - February 28, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Anuradha Varanasi, Contributor Tags: Healthcare /healthcare Innovation /innovation Source Type: news

Vitamin D Levels Associated With Incidence (But Not Type) of Hp Fracture
No abstract available (Source: Lippincott's Bone and Joint Newsletter)
Source: Lippincott's Bone and Joint Newsletter - February 26, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Trends and Innovations Source Type: news

Vitamin D deficiency: How much to take and how to know you’ve taken too much
VITAMIN D deficiency is common for the elderly and for those who have been enduring the long cold months of winter. What is the correct dosage to ensure optimal health? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 25, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vitamin D for vulnerable groups, DHSC (updated 24th February 2021)
Guidance for vulnerable groups offered vitamin D supplements by the government this winter. 24 February 2021 Updated'Vitamin D and clinically extremely vulnerable (CEV) guidance'as the opt-in service for vitamin D has now closed. The document has also been updated to reflect the latest criteria for the CEV list. 15 January 2021 Added'Vitamin D and care homes guidance'document. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - February 24, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Scientists Say'Health Warning' Needed on Vit D/COVID-19 Preprint Scientists Say'Health Warning' Needed on Vit D/COVID-19 Preprint
A controversial preprint that found vitamin D reduced death by 60% in patients with COVID-19 has unleashed a frenzy of criticism from experts, who say it adds nothing of value to the already controversial debate.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Internal Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Internal Medicine Headlines - February 23, 2021 Category: Internal Medicine Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

COVID-19: migrant health guide, PHE (updated 23rd February 2021)
Advice and guidance for healthcare practitioners on the health needs of migrant patients.Update in this version (published 23rd February 2021) - updated translations from the Department of Health and Social Care about charging exemptions for COVID-19 testing, treatment and vaccination. Additional information added about vitamin D. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - February 23, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Scientists discover three genes linked to skin color and risks for severe vitamin D deficiency
Researchers found that African Americans with a genetic variant in the gene called SLC24A5 were more likely to have vitamin D levels up to three times lower than what is considered normal. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 19, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news