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Vitamin D deficiency: Taking too many supplements can cause this condition
VITAMIN D is believed to be one of the most important vitamins required for the functioning of a healthy body. Symptoms of a deficiency include fatigue and bone pain. Vitamin D supplements are a good way of making sure you ’re efficient, but what happens if you take too many? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vitamin D deficiency: How much do you need a day and should you be taking supplements?
VITAMIN D is vital in helping your body absorb calcium, which it needs to promote bone growth. A deficiency can lead to bone pain and bone deformities in children. This is how much you need a day - should you be taking supplements daily? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vitamin D deficiency - taking these supplements could lower obesity risk
VITAMIN D deficiency can lead to bone pain and deformities. But, taking the supplements everyday may lower obesity risk in children, it ’s been revealed. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vitamin D deficiency in pregnant women linked to child obesity
A study, published inPediatric Obesity, reports that vitamin D deficiency in pregnant women may predispose their children to become obese later in life. Science Daily (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - February 16, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Ask Well: Do I Get Enough Vitamin D in the Winter?
In higher-latitude cities like Boston, inadequate UVB limits vitamin D synthesis for at least a few months during the winter. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - February 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: ALICE CALLAHAN Tags: Vitamins Vitamin D Seasons and Months Sunlight Dietary Supplements and Herbal Remedies Protective Clothing and Gear Source Type: news

How to live longer: Three ways doing THIS could increase your life expectancy
HOW TO live longer is the question on many people ’s lips, and with studies on the Mediterranean diet and vitamin D exposure proving longevity, could a move to a hot country be the answer to increasing your life expectancy? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Pregnant women deficient in vitamin D may give birth to obese children
(University of Southern California) Vitamin D deficiency in pregnant women could preprogram babies to grow into obese children and adults, according to a Keck School of Medicine of USC-led study. Researchers found that 6-year-olds born to mothers with very low vitamin D levels during their first trimester had bigger waists -- about half an inch plumper on average -- than peers whose mothers had enough vitamin D in early pregnancy. These kids also had 2 percent more body fat. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - February 13, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Better, safer, less expensive than drugs: Scientists say vitamin D could replace your meds, prevent and even reverse disease
(Natural News) When it comes to heart health, there are a few factors that commonly spring to mind, like eating a healthy diet and getting plenty of exercise. However, it turns out that one of the less-obvious approaches to heart health could be the best one: getting more sunlight. According to a study carried out... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - February 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

DNA From 10,000-Year-Old Skeleton Found in Britain Reveals Man Had Dark Skin and Blue Eyes
(LONDON) — DNA from a 10,000-year-old skeleton found in an English cave suggests the oldest-known Briton had dark skin and blue eyes, researchers said Wednesday.Scientists from Britain’s Natural History Museum and University College London analyzed the genome of “Cheddar Man,” who was found in Cheddar Gorge in southwest England in 1903.Scientists led by museum DNA expert Ian Barnes drilled into the skull to extract DNA from bone powder. They say analysis indicates he had blue eyes, dark curly hair and “dark to black” skin pigmentation.The researchers say the evidence suggests that Europe...
Source: TIME: Science - February 7, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Jill Lawless / AP Tags: Uncategorized APW Archaeology onetime Source Type: news

Vitamin D toxicity: What if you get too much?
(Source: MayoClinic.com - Ask a Specialist)
Source: MayoClinic.com - Ask a Specialist - February 7, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

IBS cure? Vitamin D could prevent painful bloating and diarrhoea
VITAMIN D deficiency has been linked to cancer and inflammatory bowel disease. But, taking the supplements could ease painful IBS symptoms, it ’s been revealed. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

IBS cure? This vitamin could prevent painful bloating and diarrhoea
VITAMIN D deficiency has been linked to cancer and inflammatory bowel disease. But, taking the supplements could ease painful IBS symptoms, it ’s been revealed. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vitamin D supplements could cure painful IBS symptoms including bloating and diarrhoea
VITAMIN D deficiency has been linked to cancer and inflammatory bowel disease. But, taking the supplements could ease painful IBS symptoms, it ’s been revealed. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vitamin D may improve heart damage
According to a study, published in theInternational Journal of Nanomedicine, vitamin D has a role in mechanisms that can restore function to damaged blood vessel endothelium.Medical News Today (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - February 5, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Potential new target for reducing osteoporosis risk in men
Researchers have identified a new regulator of vitamin D metabolism that could be targeted to reduce the risk of osteoporosis in men undergoing prostate cancer therapy, according to a study published in theJournal of Molecular Endocrinology.Medical Xpress (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - February 2, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Vitamin D levels during pregnancy linked to childhood obesity
Children born to mothers with low vitamin D levels are at higher risk of childhood obesity, a study inPediatric Obesity suggests.Healio (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - February 2, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Vitamin D-3 could 'reverse' damage to heart
Using nanosensors, scientists identified the molecular mechanisms through which vitamin D-3 restores the function of cardiovascular endothelial cells. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - February 1, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiovascular / Cardiology Source Type: news

Vitamin D repairs damage to the heart caused by diabetes
Researchers from Ohio University found vitamin D stimulates the production of nitric acid, which regulates blood flow and prevents the formation of blood clots, as well as lowering 'internal stress'. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 31, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

High blood pressure - these vitamin supplements will lower your risk of heart attacks
Vitamin D supplements could help to reverse damage to blood vessels after suffering from high blood pressure, scientists have revealed. Cardiovascular damage increases the risk of deadly cardiac arrhythmia. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 31, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Do you suffer from IBS symptoms? You could be deficient in this vitamin
IBS is a common condition that affects the digestive system. Symptoms include stomach cramps, bloating, diarrhoea and constipation. While it ’s usually a lifelong problem, it could be a sign of a vitamin D deficiency. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 30, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vitamin D warning – Taking too much of the supplement can cause deadly condition
VITAMIN D deficiency can cause problems with your bones, teeth and muscles. But, if you overdose on the supplement, you could be at risk of a life-threatening condition. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 30, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Potential new target for reducing osteoporosis risk in men
This study has identified a previously unknown link between male sex hormone levels and vitamin D that may have future therapeutic value for treating related deficiencies of the vitamin. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - January 30, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Could vitamin D supplements treat IBS?
A review of existing research indicates that vitamin D supplements could help to ease symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome, such as abdominal pain. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - January 27, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Irritable Bowel Syndrome Source Type: news

Vitamin D linked to respiratory health
According to research published in the journalRespirology, researchers have found that vitamin D can have an impact in respiratory function and health.Medical Xpress (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - January 26, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Vitamin D could be new irritable bowel syndrome treatment
A study, published in theEuropean Journal of Clinical Nutrition, reports a high prevalence of vitamin D deficiency among IBS patients, and suggests that supplements may improve their symptoms.iNews (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - January 25, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Daily dose of vitamin D eases agonising IBS
Researchers from the University of Sheffield found the so-called sunshine supplement returns sufferers' bowel habits to normal, which can even benefit their mental health. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 25, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vitamin D supplements ‘could ease painful IBS symptoms’
Taking vitamin D supplements could help to ease the painful symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), according to a new study by UK researchers. (Source: Nursing Times)
Source: Nursing Times - January 25, 2018 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

Vitamin D deficiency: Six symptoms to watch out for including hair loss, flu and sweating
VITAMIN D, commonly known as the ‘sunshine vitamin’, is considered to be one of the most important vitamins required for the functioning of a healthy body. So what are the symptoms of a vitamin D deficiency? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Lack of Vitamin D Can Sideline College Football Players
Title: Lack of Vitamin D Can Sideline College Football PlayersCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/23/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/24/2018 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Exercise and Fitness General)
Source: MedicineNet Exercise and Fitness General - January 24, 2018 Category: Podiatry Source Type: news

Lack of Vitamin D Can Sideline College Football Players
TUESDAY, Jan. 23, 2018 -- Nearly 60 percent of college football players have low levels of vitamin D, a new study suggests. That means they face a significantly higher risk for muscle strain and injury, the researchers said. " We were interested in... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - January 23, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Diabetes type 2 - Lower your risk by taking these 8p a day vitamins
DIABETES type 2 symptoms include fatigue, feeling constantly thirsty and needing to urinate more than normal. But, you could lower your risk of the condition by taking daily vitamin D supplements, a nutritionist has claimed. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Diabetes type 2 - 8p a day vitamin D supplements could lower your risk of condition
DIABETES type 2 symptoms include fatigue, feeling constantly thirsty and needing to urinate more than normal. But, you could lower your risk of the condition by taking daily vitamin D supplements, a nutritionist has claimed. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vitamin D and Assisted Reproductive Treatment Outcome Vitamin D and Assisted Reproductive Treatment Outcome
Might vitamin D deficiency contribute to poor outcomes in women undergoing ART?Human Reproduction (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health Journal Article Source Type: news

Maintaining adequate levels of vitamin D can be a challenge; research suggests eating fortified foods
(Natural News) Combining vitamin D-fortified foods with supplements may help ensure safe and adequate levels of the essential vitamin, a study published in the European Journal of Nutrition revealed. A team of scientists at the Technical University of Denmark pooled data from the Danish National Survey of Dietary Habits and Physical Activity (DANSDA) to carry out the... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - January 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

All-cause and cardiovascular mortality linked to vitamin D levels
Vitamin D concentrations have been linked to all-cause and cardiovascular mortality, according to a study in theJournal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism. Healio (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - January 19, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Low testosterone linked to this deficiency …
Without the sun, none of us would be here. After all, we evolved to live under the sun. But many of us are trained to believe the sun is your deadly enemy. Every day doctors warn you to stay out of the sun. And if you do go out, they want you to slather your skin with toxic sunscreen. Their 30-year-old campaign has been very successful. So successful, that people today are extremely deficient in vitamin D. In fact, a new clinical review shows that nearly a billion people across the globe are vitamin D deficient.1 And low vitamin D is a surefire path to chronic disease, early death — and low testosterone. Almost every...
Source: Al Sears, MD Natural Remedies - January 17, 2018 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Cathy Card Tags: Men's Health Nutrition a sagging sex drive chronic disease deficiency early death low T low testosterone. man boobs no energy trouble sleeping vitamin weight gain Source Type: news

Why do we gain weight in winter? Breakthrough study reveals less time in the sun promotes fat storage, as well as making us deficient in vitamin D
(Natural News) According to scientists, “winter weight gain” could be partly caused by a lack of sunlight exposure during winter. Researchers from the University of Alberta have announced that the according to the results of their study, the fat cells under our skin shrink once exposed to the “blue light” emitted by the sun. Peter Light,... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - January 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vitamin D and calcium do not prevent hip fractures
According to a newJAMA meta-analysis, calcium and vitamin D are not significiantly associated with hip fracture decrease. Medpage Today (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - January 16, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Do you get enough sun? How to make sure you're not deficient in vitamin D this winter
IN WINTER between 30 and 40 per cent of us are classed as vitamin D deficient but even towards the end of summer 13 per cent of adolescents remain deficient. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vitamin D Deficiency in Critically Ill Children Vitamin D Deficiency in Critically Ill Children
How prevalent is vitamin D deficiency among pediatric ICU patients -- and in what ways might it impact outcomes among these patients?Critical Care (Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines)
Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines - January 16, 2018 Category: Intensive Care Tags: Critical Care Journal Article Source Type: news

FDA Denies Health Claim for Vitamin D to Prevent MS FDA Denies Health Claim for Vitamin D to Prevent MS
The FDA responded to a petition, saying that after reviewing the evidence, there is no basis for the claim that vitamin D can prevent multiple sclerosis in healthy people.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - January 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Alert Source Type: news

Thumbs Down on Calcium and Vitamin D to Prevent Hip Fracture
(MedPage Today) -- Negative results from large meta-analysis (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - January 14, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Vitamin D Supplements May Make Arteries Healthier
Title: Vitamin D Supplements May Make Arteries HealthierCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/9/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/10/2018 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Heart General)
Source: MedicineNet Heart General - January 10, 2018 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

New discovery may explain winter weight gain
(University of Alberta Faculty of Medicine& Dentistry) We may have a new reason, in addition to vitamin D generation, to bask in a little sunshine. A breakthrough study by UAlberta researchers has shown the fat cells that lie just beneath our skin shrink when exposed to the blue light emitted by the sun. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - January 10, 2018 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Vitamin D Supplements May Make Arteries Healthier
TUESDAY, Jan. 9, 2018 -- High doses of vitamin D seem to keep arteries more flexible and pliable, potentially warding off future heart disease, heart attacks and strokes, preliminary research suggests. In just four months, vitamin D supplements... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - January 9, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Dr reveals how much sun you need to get enough vitamin D
Dr Rachael Morris-Jones is a dermatology consultant at King's College Hospital in London. She breaks down the do's and the don'ts when it comes to our skin. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 9, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Acute Homeostatic Changes After Vitamin D2 Supplementation Acute Homeostatic Changes After Vitamin D2 Supplementation
Find out how vitamin D2 supplementation may alter circulating vitamin D binding protein and 25-hydroxyvitamin D levels.Journal of the Endocrine Society (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology Journal Article Source Type: news

Calcium and vitamin D supplements may not reduce risk of fracture for older adults
Data from a study published in The Journal of the American Medical Association suggest that use of calcium or vitamin D supplements may not be associated with a reduction in risk of fracture for older adults.  (Source: Orthogate - Latest News)
Source: Orthogate - Latest News - January 6, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Featured Editors Choice News Source Type: news

The cancer death rate has dropped again. Here ’ s why.
The nation's overall cancer death rate declined 1.7 percent in 2015, the latest indication of steady, long-term progress against the disease, according to a new report by the American Cancer Society. Over nearly a quarter-century, the mortality rate has fallen 26 percent, resulting in almost 2.4 million fewer deaths than if peak rates had continued. […]Related:Calcium and vitamin D supplements may not protect against bone fracturesWhy this may be a bad flu season, especially around the holidaysWhat’s the most embarrassing way you’ve ever injured yourself? (Source: Washington Post: To Your Health)
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - January 4, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vitamin D may reduce cardiovascular disease risk in African-Americans
Vitamin D supplements can decrease arterial stiffness by over 10% in overweight or obese African-Americans, a new study in the journalPLOS ONE suggests.Science Daily (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - January 4, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news