Bisphosphonate, Vitamin D Effects on Atherosclerosis in SLE Bisphosphonate, Vitamin D Effects on Atherosclerosis in SLE
Combined treatment with bisphosphonate and vitamin D may help prevent the development of atherosclerosis in patients with SLE.Arthritis Research & Therapy (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Rheumatology Journal Article Source Type: news

Association of monthly high-dose vitamin D supplementation and cancer risk
This study analyzed data from a randomized clinical trial that included a placebo group. There were 328 total cases of   cancer, with 165 among 2,558 participants (6.5 percent) who received monthly high-dose vitamin D supplementation and 163 among 2,550 participants (6.4 percent) in the placebo group. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - July 19, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Vitamin D deficiency: You could avoid bone density loss and tiredness with this vitamin
VITAMIN deficiency symptoms could be avoided by making diet or lifestyle changes. Sometimes people don ’t get enough vitamin D, which can cause tiredness, back pain and hair loss among other signs. Levels of the essential vitamin could be boosted by eating more of a popular breakfast food. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vitamin D deficiency: Eat more of this food to avoid the deficiency
VITAMIN deficiency symptoms could be avoided by making diet or lifestyle changes. Sometimes people don ’t get enough vitamin D, which can cause tiredness, back pain and hair loss among other signs. Levels of the essential vitamin could be boosted by eating more of a popular breakfast food. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vitamin D deficiency: Avoid hair loss and muscle pain with this yellow food
VITAMIN deficiency symptoms could be avoided by making diet or lifestyle changes. Sometimes people don ’t get enough vitamin D, which can cause tiredness, back pain and hair loss among other signs. Levels of the essential vitamin could be boosted by eating more of a popular breakfast food. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vitamin deficiency: Raise vitamin D levels by eating more of this popular breakfast food
VITAMIN deficiency symptoms could be avoided by making diet or lifestyle changes. Sometimes people don ’t get enough vitamin D, which can cause tiredness, back pain and hair loss among other signs. Levels of the essential vitamin could be boosted by eating more of a popular breakfast food. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vitamin D Little Help Against Brain Diseases
There's no special protective benefit for the brain in vitamin D, a new review of research on the topic has found. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - July 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vitamin D No Panacea for Brain Diseases
MONDAY, July 16, 2018 -- Vitamin D does little to defend your brain against multiple sclerosis, Parkinson's disease or Alzheimer's disease, a new review shows. The finding is based on an analysis of more than 70 studies. " Our work counters an... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - July 16, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Researchers Find Link Between Vitamin D and Asbestosis
This study was not designed to explain whether supplementing with vitamin D will protect against asbestosis. This new research also does not examine if taking vitamin D will slow down the progression of existing ILD. Still, there are a lot of good reasons to pay attention to the sunshine vitamin. Regardless of whether a person has been exposed to asbestos, no one should ignore very low vitamin D levels. People already diagnosed with an asbestos-related cancer, may benefit from a quick check of vitamin D levels. According to the medical literature, up to 80 percent of people with cancer may be vitamin D deficient. People ca...
Source: Asbestos and Mesothelioma News - July 16, 2018 Category: Environmental Health Authors: Matt Mauney Source Type: news

Vitamin deficiency: How to add more vitamin D to your diet
VITAMIN D deficiency could cause bone deformities and pain, meaning it is important to get enough from daily activities and in the diet. The essential vitamin can easily be obtained by either standing in sunlight or eating certain foods. Try eating this to help avoid a vitamin D deficiency. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vitamin D found to substantially reduce risks of early menopause
(Natural News) Early menopause not only takes a toll on a woman’s physical health, but affects her emotional and mental well-being, too. It’s understandable, then, that delaying menopause is a matter of great importance to many women, and a subject of many scientific studies — many of which have found that delaying menopause often comes down to... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - July 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vitamin D deficiency: Signs you need more ‘sunshine’ vitamin as heatwave continues
VITAMIN D deficiency symptoms include back pain, tiredness and muscle weakness. These are the warning symptoms that you need more ‘sunshine’ vitamin, as the Met Office forecasts the UK to bask in more hot weather this weekend. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Higher Vitamin D Levels May Lower Breast Cancer Risk
FRIDAY, July 13, 2018 -- Higher levels of vitamin D may be protective against breast cancer, according to a study published online June 15 in PLOS ONE. Sharon L. McDonnell, M.P.H., from GrassrootsHealth in Encinitas, Calif., and colleagues examined... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - July 13, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Vitamin D offers no protection against Alzheimer's
Systematic review of clinical studies finds no robust evidence that vitamin D protects the brain against diseases such as Alzheimer's, MS, and Parkinson's. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - July 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Alzheimer's / Dementia Source Type: news

Vitamin D offers no protection against Alzheimer's
Systematic review of clinical studies finds no robust evidence that vitamin D protects the brain against diseases such as Alzheimer's, MS, and Parkinson's. (Source: Parkinson's Disease News From Medical News Today)
Source: Parkinson's Disease News From Medical News Today - July 12, 2018 Category: Neurology Tags: Alzheimer's / Dementia Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Osteoporosis: Mediterranean diet may slow bone loss
A 1-year trial found that a Mediterranean-like diet plus vitamin D-3 had no effect on normal bone density but slowed rate of hip bone loss in osteoporosis. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - July 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Osteoporosis Source Type: news

Vitamin D Toxicity: A 16-Year Retrospective Study Vitamin D Toxicity: A 16-Year Retrospective Study
The rise in interest in vitamin D supplementation has increased the potential for vitamin D toxicity. How common are toxic effects, at what dosage do they occur, and what are the symptoms?Laboratory Medicine (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pathology & Lab Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news

New type 1 Diabetes clinical trial explores effects of Omega-3 and Vitamin D
(Diabetes Research Institute Foundation) The Diabetes Research Institute (DRI) at the University of Miami launches a new clinical trial to assess the impact of high-dose omega-3 fatty acids and vitamin D on halting the progression of type 1 diabetes (T1D). The DRI's Phase I/IIa trial, named the POSEIDON Study, will compare the effects of the proposed intervention in children and adults newly diagnosed and in those with longer-standing T1D to evaluate any benefit of early and late interventions. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - July 11, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Research: Vitamin D doesn't protect patients from brain-related disorders
Vitamin D unlikely protectd people from several brain-related disorders, including multiple sclerosis, Parkinson's disease, Alzheimer's disease and dementia. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - July 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vitamin D does NOT protect against dementia
Researchers from the University of Adelaide claim there is 'no convincing evidence' so-called sunshine supplements protect people from brain disorders. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

5 things that can ruin your summer (and how to avoid the repercussions)
(Natural News) Summer is a great time of the year, one where we can get outdoors more often, enjoy fresh fruits and vegetables, get some much needed vitamin D, and take that long awaited vacation. Those things alone are a cause for celebration. However, with any season there are the pros and cons and summer... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - July 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vitamin D does not protect against dementia
There is no solid clinical evidence that vitamin D is a protective neurological agent, according to a new study published inNutritional Neuroscience.Medical Xpress (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - July 10, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Vitamin D does NOT protect against dementia:
Researchers from the University of Adelaide claim there is 'no convincing evidence' so-called sunshine supplements protect people from brain disorders. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vitamin D no defense against dementia
(University of Adelaide) New research from South Australian scientists has shown that vitamin D (also commonly known as the sunshine vitamin) is unlikely to protect individuals from multiple sclerosis, Parkinson's disease, Alzheimer's disease or other brain-related disorders. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - July 10, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

A randomized, double-blind study to assess if vitamin D treatment affects the outcomes of rehabilitation and balance in hemiplegic patients - Sari A, Durmus B, Karaman CA, Ogut E, Aktas İ.
[Purpose] To investigate the effect of vitamin D supplementation on rehabilitation outcomes and balance in patients having hemiplegia due to ischemic stroke. [Subjects and Methods] Vitamin D levels of 132 patients hospitalized for hemiplegia rehabilitation... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 9, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

What vitamin comes from the sun? Spend this much time outside to avoid a deficiency
WHAT vitamin comes from the sun? Sunlight is the best source of vitamin D and this vitamin plays an important part in keeping a person healthy. A deficiency in vitamin D can cause symptoms including bone and back pain, and fatigue and tiredness. But how much time should you be spending in the sun every day? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vitamin loaded ‘nanofibre’ dressings show promise for SSIs
New “nanofiber” wound dressings that contain vitamin D hold promise for reducing the risk of surgical site infections (SSIs), according to US researchers. (Source: Nursing Times)
Source: Nursing Times - July 6, 2018 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

Supplementing with vitamin D shown to reduce chronic lower back pain
(Natural News) Back pain is something everyone experiences at one point, and it’s something we wouldn’t like to endure all the time. It’s said that Americans alone spend $50 billion annually for treatment and expensive pharmaceutical drugs. Fortunately, researchers found a more natural – and way cheaper – solution to this growing problem. A study published in Pain... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - July 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vitamin D deficiency affects many pregnant women
(Norwegian University of Science and Technology) Only one in five women follows the recommendations for taking vitamin D supplements during pregnancy. Vitamin D deficiency can have serious repercussions for the skeletal health of both mother and child. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - July 5, 2018 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Nanofiber-based wound dressings induce production of antimicrobial peptide
(Oregon State University) Nanofiber-based wound dressings loaded with vitamin D spur the production of an antimicrobial peptide, a key step forward in the battle against surgical site infections, or SSIs. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - July 5, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Two immigrant children with vitamin D poisoning - Mohammad LG.
The Danish National Board of Health recommends vitamin D supplement for children under two years, regardless of race or nutrition source. Danish studies have found, that 50-80% of children of Palestinian and Pakistani origin of the ages 0-16 years had vita... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 2, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Good fats, antioxidants, and sunshine: A recipe for beating Alzheimer’s
(Natural News) Two studies that were conducted at the French National Institute of Health and Medical Research (Inserm), Bordeaux Population Health (Bordeaux University) show that vitamin D deficiency can contribute to increasing the risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease, especially if the person also doesn’t have a storage of “good fats” and antioxidant carotenoids. The studies led... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - July 1, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Health Tip: Get Enough Calcium
-- Dairy products are a great source of calcium, vitamin D and other nutrients that help promote bone growth. The U.S. National Institutes of Health says most people in the United States aren't getting the calcium they need for the heart, muscles,... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - June 28, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Could More Vitamin D Help Prevent Breast Cancer?
Title: Could More Vitamin D Help Prevent Breast Cancer?Category: Health NewsCreated: 6/27/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/28/2018 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Cancer General)
Source: MedicineNet Cancer General - June 28, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Could More Vitamin D Help Prevent Breast Cancer?
The U.S. National Cancer Institute estimates there will be more than 266,000 new breast cancer cases among U.S. women this year and 40,900 breast cancer deaths. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - June 28, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

No Proof Vitamin D Lowers Blood Pressure in Pregnancy
Taking vitamin D supplements does not reduce the risk of pregnancy-related high blood pressure or pre-eclampsia, a new study finds. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - June 27, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Could More Vitamin D Help Prevent Breast Cancer?
WEDNESDAY, June 27, 2018 -- High levels of vitamin D may reduce a woman's risk of breast cancer, a new study suggests. Researchers looked at more than 5,000 women, 55 and older, and found that those with vitamin D blood levels of 60 nanograms per... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - June 27, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

No Proof Vitamin D Lowers Blood Pressure in Pregnancy: Study
WEDNESDAY, June 27, 2018 -- Taking vitamin D supplements does not reduce the risk of pregnancy-related high blood pressure or pre-eclampsia, a new study finds. High blood pressure that develops during pregnancy is called gestational hypertension.... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - June 27, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Could More Vitamin D Help Prevent Breast Cancer?
(Source: Cancercompass News: Breast Cancer)
Source: Cancercompass News: Breast Cancer - June 27, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Pooled Data Analysis: Vitamin D Protects Against Colorectal Cancer
For each 25 nmol/L increment of circulating vitamin D, colorectal cancer risk was 19% lower in women and 7% lower in men. (Source: CancerNetwork)
Source: CancerNetwork - June 26, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Leah Lawrence Source Type: news

Vitamin D supplements plea from mother after baby death
Beverley Thahane's son Noah died after developing rickets. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - June 26, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vitamin D Deficiency Could Be Lung Disease Risk
Title: Vitamin D Deficiency Could Be Lung Disease RiskCategory: Health NewsCreated: 6/25/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/26/2018 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Lungs General)
Source: MedicineNet Lungs General - June 26, 2018 Category: Respiratory Medicine Source Type: news

Vitamin D Deficiency Could Be Lung Disease Risk
Low levels of vitamin D are associated with an increased risk of a disease that causes lung inflammation and scarring, researchers say. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - June 25, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vitamin D Deficiency Could Be Lung Disease Risk
MONDAY, June 25, 2018 -- Low levels of vitamin D are associated with an increased risk of a disease that causes lung inflammation and scarring, researchers say. About 200,000 cases of interstitial lung disease (ILD) are diagnosed each year in the... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - June 25, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Concern over low vitamin D intakes among UK South Asians
(University of Surrey) Public health strategies are urgently required to tackle low intakes of vitamin D in the UK South-Asian population, finds a new study in the Journal Public Health Nutrition. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - June 25, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Hypertensive Disorders of Pregnancy: No Link with Mom's Vitamin D
(MedPage Today) -- Mendelian analysis backs earlier WHO review that also found no clear effect (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - June 21, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Vitamin D Deficiency Linked to Lung Fibrosis
(MedPage Today) -- Low levels associated with subclinical ILD in MESA cohort (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - June 21, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

No Causal Effect of 25(OH)D on Gestational HTN, Preeclampsia
THURSDAY, June 21, 2018 -- Vitamin D status does not have a causal effect on gestational hypertension or preeclampsia, according to research published online June 20 in The BMJ. Maria C. Magnus, Ph.D., from the University of Bristol in the United... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - June 21, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Doubts raised about value of vitamin D supplements for pregnant women
There is not enough evidence to recommend women take vitamin D supplements during pregnancy to help avoid high blood pressure or pre-eclampsia, according to a major new study. (Source: Nursing Times)
Source: Nursing Times - June 21, 2018 Category: Nursing Source Type: news