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

Remdesivir not only option against Covid-19, can save lives without it: Doctors
“Oxygen therapy, vitamins, steroids and low molecular weight heparin (blood thinners), when used at appropriate stages under medical supervision, make for an excellent recovery rate. People should not panic over the shortage of remdesivir in Pune," Critical care expert Prasad Rajhans said. (Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News)
Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News - April 15, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals 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

What are the symptoms of a vitamin B12 deficiency? Full list of 10 common signs
VITAMIN B12 deficiency symptoms can be incredibly difficult to spot, because they tend to develop over a long period of time and you may not even know that you're at risk. What are the symptoms of a vitamin B12 deficiency? Here's the full list of 10 common signs. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 14, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

POCUS beats landmark guidance for placing arterial lines
Placing arterial lines under the guidance of point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: POCUS achieves new heights in Mount Everest rescue GE adds new compact POCUS system, AI software POCUS group launches MSK certification Ultrasound-guided vein access safe, quick in kids Ultrasound steps up in COVID-19 pandemicComments: 4/14/2021 4:01:43 AMRay Ellis I have a family history of heart disease. A few years ago, I found a book written by a cardiologist in practice for over 30 years. On page 253 he lists 33 nutrients (vitamins, minerals and amino acids), “…for optimiz...
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - April 14, 2021 Category: Radiology 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

New Report Calls for Improved Eating Habits in a World of Extremes
Barilla Center for Food & Nutrition Foundation (BCFN) has pioneered the food pyramid, which recommends both nutritious and good food for the planet. In its latest report, it makes recommendations for Africa. Credit: Anaya Katlego / UnsplashBy Ignatius BandaBULAWAYO, Zimbabwe, Apr 13 2021 (IPS) With the two extremes of global hunger and obesity on the increase, a new report suggests a radical reset for food and nutrition to ensure the long-term sustainability of livelihoods and the environment. According to a new Barilla Center for Food & Nutrition Foundation (BCFN) report, 690 million people globally lack sufficie...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - April 13, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Ignatius Banda Tags: Climate Change Economy & Trade Environment Featured Food & Agriculture Food Security and Nutrition Food Sustainability Global Headlines Health Humanitarian Emergencies TerraViva United Nations Barilla Center for Food and Nutrition 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

Is a calorie a calorie? Not always, when it comes to almonds
(University of Toronto) Researchers at the University of Toronto have found that a calorie labelled is not the same as a calorie digested and absorbed, when the food source is almonds. The findings should help alleviate concerns that almonds contribute to weight gain, which persist despite the widely recognized benefits of nuts as a plant-based source of protein, vitamins and minerals. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - April 12, 2021 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Vitamin K2 and the Soft Tissue Connection: Considerations for...
In this free webinar, the featured speakers will discuss the dangerous influence that soft tissue calcification has on human health and provide an in-depth perspective on new research confirming how...(PRWeb April 07, 2021)Read the full story at https://www.prweb.com/releases/vitamin_k2_and_the_soft_tissue_connection_considerations_for_impactful_supplement_formulations_upcoming_webinar_hosted_by_xtalks/prweb17848244.htm (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - April 7, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals 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

Regular vitamin C intake found to reverse blood poisoning
(Natural News) Vitamin C, also known as ascorbic acid, is commonly known for its various health benefits, such as supporting the immune system. Now, a series of studies have shown that vitamin C can also help reverse the effects of sepsis. Sepsis happens when the body’s response to infection affects its own tissues. Instead of fighting disease-causing... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - March 31, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vitamin A for nerve cells
(University of Freiburg) Freiburg researchers prove structural and functional plasticity in human synapses. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - March 31, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health 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

COVID Vaccine Gives Less Protection for Some Cancer Patients
Millions of people across the United States have begun receiving their COVID-19 vaccines, and restrictions are lifting in many public spaces such as restaurants and bars. Mesothelioma patients may be looking forward to returning to life as it was before the pandemic. However, a new study reports that the COVID-19 vaccine may not sufficiently protect patients with compromised or weakened immune systems. The study results suggest that people with cancer or who are undergoing cancer treatment may still be highly vulnerable to COVID-19 even after their vaccination. Researchers published their findings earlier this m...
Source: Asbestos and Mesothelioma News - March 30, 2021 Category: Environmental Health Authors: Fran Mannino 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

Vitamin B12 deficiency: Lacking in the essential vitamin could show up in your breath
VITAMIN B12 deficiency can occur over time, as the body struggles to absorb the nutrient from the foods you eat. Eventually, you may start to notice problems with the way you breath. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - March 29, 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 B12 deficiency: White spots on your forearms is a lesser-known sign of low levels
VITAMIN B12 aids the body in essential ways yet some people struggle to absorb the vitamin due to an underlying condition called pernicious anaemia. This can raise one's risk of developing B12 deficiency. Seeing these spots on your forearms could mean your diet needs to change or supplements are needed. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - March 25, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News 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 B12 deficiency symptoms: Pins and needles might mean you need a trip to the doctor
A VITAMIN B12 deficiency will cause abnormally large red blood cells to form, meaning oxygen - a life-sustaining molecule - can't sufficiently be transported around the body. What are the warning signs? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - March 24, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vitamin B12 deficiency symptoms: 'Tingling' skin might be a warning sign to see your GP
A VITAMIN B12 deficiency will cause abnormally large red blood cells to form, meaning oxygen - a life-sustaining molecule - can't sufficiently be transported around the body. What are the warning signs? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - March 24, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News 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

Should you count on your Coco Pops for your vitamin B6? 
Vitamin B6 is important to keep our immune system robust, helping produce immune cells and regulating their movement in our intestine, where 70 per cent of all the body's immune cells are found. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 23, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vitamin B6 found to reduce the severity of COVID-19
(Natural News) A recent review published in the journal Frontiers in Nutrition suggests that taking vitamin B6 may reduce the severity of COVID-19. According to Asian researchers, vitamin B6 can reduce cardiovascular disease complications, diabetes complications, cytokine storms and blood clots, all of which are linked to worse COVID-19 outcomes. Reducing disease severity with vitamin B6 Most studies... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - March 22, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Outcomes of Upper GI Bleeding: DOACs vs. Vitamin K Antagonists Outcomes of Upper GI Bleeding: DOACs vs. Vitamin K Antagonists
This study investigated whether direct oral anticoagulants alter outcomes of upper GI bleeding as compared to vitamin K antagonists.Alimentary Pharmacology & Therapeutics (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - March 22, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Gastroenterology Journal Article 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

Oral Health Should be a Development Priority
Photo by Bekky Bekks on Unsplash By Adekemi AdeniyanEKITI, Nigeria, Mar 19 2021 (IPS) The mouth is a barometer of social inequities — it reflects the injustices in our society. As George Cuvier, an 18th century naturalist said: “Show me your teeth, and I will tell you who you are”. To me, as a dentist, the mouth is like a microscope that reveals more than just tooth decay. It exposes us to a world where people lack access to water, health, quality education and live on low income. So, when the FDI World Dental Federation unveils a “Be Proud of Your Mouth” campaign for World Oral Health Day (W...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - March 19, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Adekemi Adeniyan Tags: Africa Headlines Health Poverty & SDGs 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

Janssen Announces U.S. FDA Approval of PONVORY ™ (ponesimod), an Oral Treatment for Adults with Relapsing Multiple Sclerosis Proven Superior to Aubagio® (teriflunomide) in Reducing Annual Relapses and Brain Lesions
TITUSVILLE, N.J. – (March 19, 2021) – The Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved PONVORY™ (ponesimod), a once-daily oral selective sphingosine-1-phosphate receptor 1 (S1P1) modulator, to treat adults with relapsing forms of multiple sclerosis (MS), to include clinically isolated syndrome, relapsing-remitting disease and active secondary progressive disease.1,2,3 PONVORY™ offers MS patients superior efficacy in reducing annualized relapse rates compared to an established oral therapy and a proven safety profi...
Source: Johnson and Johnson - March 19, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Innovation 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

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

Vitamin C found to help prevent metabolic syndrome associated with diabetes, heart disease and stroke
(Natural News) One is enough. Two is too much. Three is, well, deadly. Having at least three risk factors of metabolic syndrome — which include high blood pressure, high blood sugar levels, high triglycerides, low levels of high-density lipoprotein (HDL) cholesterol and extra fat around the waist — is like inviting death to your doorstep. This is... (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
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