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Fracture Risk, Bone Loss Increased in HIV-Infected Individuals Fracture Risk, Bone Loss Increased in HIV-Infected Individuals
Studies show an increased risk of vertebral fractures and increased bone loss in individuals with HIV infection, and document effects of vitamin D supplementation among this patient population.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - September 19, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Women low in vitamin D found to have an increased risk of multiple sclerosis, claims new study
(Natural News) The link between vitamin D deficiency and multiple sclerosis has been strengthened in a new study. According to the findings, published in Neurology, checking vitamin D levels in the blood can help determine and assess the risk of this debilitating neurological disease. As explained by lead study author Dr. Kassandra Munger: “There have... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - September 18, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vitamin D could help lower heart failure
According to a new study published in theEuropean Journal of Heart Failure, low vitamin D levels are linked to a higher likelihood of heart failure in the elderly.Express (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - September 18, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Vitamin B-3 deficiency: Symptoms, causes, and treatment
Vitamin B-3 is important for a healthy body. We look at the causes of vitamin B-3 deficiency, its symptoms, how to get more B-3, and when to see a doctor. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - September 16, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nutrition / Diet Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Does biotin for hair growth work? Dosage and side effects
Biotin, also known as vitamin B7, is important for a healthy body. We look at the use of biotin to support hair growth, and the science behind it. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - September 16, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Source Type: news

Heart failure warning: Taking THIS supplement could lower your risk
HEART failure can be deadly, but taking a daily vitamin D supplement could help lower your risk. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 16, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vitamin D Levels May Help Predict Risk Of MS
Checking the level of Vitamin D in your blood could help to identify and assess whether you are at risk of developing multiple sclerosis (MS), according to a new study published online yesterday in the journal, Neurology. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - September 14, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Robert Glatter, MD, Contributor Source Type: news

Vitamin D Levels May Help Predict Risk Of Multiple Sclerosis
Checking the level of Vitamin D in your blood could help to identify and assess whether you are at risk of developing multiple sclerosis, according to a new study published online yesterday in the journal Neurology. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - September 14, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Robert Glatter, MD, Contributor Source Type: news

More Evidence Links Vitamin D Deficiency to MS More Evidence Links Vitamin D Deficiency to MS
A new study shows vitamin D deficiency is associated with a twofold increase in multiple sclerosis risk.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - September 14, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Natural Grocers Issues Recall on Organic Deglet Dates Due to Mislabeling and Undeclared Allergens
Vitamin Cottage Natural Food Markets, Inc., a Lakewood, Colorado-based natural grocery chain, is recalling Natural Grocers brand Organic Deglet Noor Dates Pitted because it may contain undeclared coconut, an allergen. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to coconut run the risk of a serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume this product. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - September 14, 2017 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

The effect of vitamin A on fracture risk: a meta-analysis of cohort studies - Zhang X, Zhang R, Moore JB, Wang Y, Yan H, Wu Y, Tan A, Fu J, Shen Z, Qin G, Li R, Chen G.
This meta-analysis evaluated the influence of dietary intake and blood level of vitamin A (total vitamin A, retinol or β-carotene) on total and hip fracture risk. Cohort studies published before July 2017 were selected through English-language literature ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 14, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Vitamin deficiency warning: THIS supplement could help prevent multiple sclerosis
VITAMIN D deficiency has been linked to a higher risk of multiple sclerosis - a debilitating condition with symptoms including problems with movement and vision. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 14, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vitamin D levels in blood may help predict risk of multiple sclerosis
Examining vitamin D levels in the blood may help predict whether a person is at risk of developing multiple sclerosis, according to a large study published inNeurology.Medical Xpress  (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - September 14, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Multiple sclerosis: Vitamin D deficiency may predict onset
A large-scale study suggests that vitamin D levels may predict MS risk in young and middle-aged women. Correcting this deficiency may lower that risk. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - September 14, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Multiple Sclerosis Source Type: news

How women who don't get enough vitamin D face MS risk
Researchers at Harvard TH Chan School of Public Health in Boston studied blood samples from 3,200 women, who are two to three times more likely to be diagnosed with MS than men. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 14, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Low Vitamin D Levels Tied to Increased MS Risk 9 Years Later (FREE)
By the Editors Low serum vitamin D in women is associated with increased future risk for multiple sclerosis, according to a prospective, case-control study in Neurology.Using … (Source: Physician's First Watch current issue)
Source: Physician's First Watch current issue - September 14, 2017 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Low Vitamin D Levels Linked with MS Risk (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Supplementation may help reduce the elevated risk (Source: MedPage Today Neurology)
Source: MedPage Today Neurology - September 13, 2017 Category: Neurology Source Type: news

Women lacking vitamin D raise risk of MS by 43%
A study by  Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health says measuring vitamin D levels could denote one's risk - which shows a healthy amount of the 'sunshine vitamin' is key to preventing MS. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 13, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Multiple sclerosis: Simple blood test for vitamin D could soon predict woman's risk
A SIMPLE blood test for vitamin D could soon predict a woman's risk of developing multiple sclerosis. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 13, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vitamin D Deficiency in Chronic Tension-Type Headache Vitamin D Deficiency in Chronic Tension-Type Headache
Could low serum vitamin D levels contribute to chronic tension-type headaches?Headache (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - September 13, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery Journal Article Source Type: news

LED lights safer, more effective in producing Vitamin D3 than sunlight
(Boston University School of Medicine) Research published today shows that light from RayVio's 293nm ultraviolet (UV) LED is more efficient than sunlight at producingvitamin D3 in skin samples. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - September 13, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Revise your ABCs: Tips to get the most from your daily dose of vitamins
IT PAYS to be vitamin savvy to get the most from your daily dose. Our writer explains how. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 11, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

What Proteins Cause Cow ’ s Milk Protein Allergy?
Discussion Cow’s milk protein allergy (CMPA) is one of the most common food allergies. It is estimated to have an incidence of 2-7.5% in infants and a prevalence of 0.5% in breastfeed infants. The prevalence decreases with age at 1% in children> or = 6 years. CMPA does not have a laboratory test and therefore is a clinical diagnosis. It is defined as a “hypersensitivity reaction brought on by specific immunologic mechanisms to cow’s milk.” Generally symptoms present within the first month of life and involve 2 of more systems with 2 or more symptoms. Systems are dermatologic (including atopic der...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - September 11, 2017 Category: Pediatrics Authors: pediatriceducationmin Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

Germany's Merck hires JP Morgan to sell consumer health
FRANKFURT/LONDON (Reuters) - Germany's Merck KGaA has hired JP Morgan to sell its consumer health business, which includes brands such as Seven Seas vitamins and could be worth around $4.5 billion. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 8, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Could a Mediterranean diet be as good as drugs for acid reflux?
Conclusion The results of this relatively small cohort study seem to show that a plant-based Mediterranean diet with alkaline water is equally good as PPI medication at treating acid reflux symptoms when people also follow standard advice to cut out certain things from their diet. This might suggest that the first port of call for people with gastro-oesophageal reflux could be to try a Mediterranean diet before going on PPI medication, to avoid potential side effects. There are, however, some limitations to this research: Cohort studies can only show links and cannot prove definite cause and effect, and retrospective coh...
Source: NHS News Feed - September 8, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Food/diet Source Type: news

Release of Vitamin D in Dysfunctional Adipose Tissue Release of Vitamin D in Dysfunctional Adipose Tissue
A better understanding of the role of adipose tissue in the distribution of vitamin D could have important implications for achieving vitamin D sufficiency in obese individuals.Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - September 6, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology Journal Article Source Type: news

More research needed to assess cardioprotective effect of vitamin D
More research is needed to assess the role of vitamin D in the prevention of periprocedural myocardial injury, according to a study published in theJournal of Clinical Pharmacology.Medical Xpress (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - September 6, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Killing cancer with vitamin C: Hype or hope?
Millions of people die from cancer each year. Find out what scientists know about vitamin C's powers to target, kill, and change the fate of cancer cells. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - September 6, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cancer / Oncology Source Type: news

iMedicalApps: App Tracks Vitamin D
(MedPage Today) -- But lacks evidence for claims and purpose (Source: MedPage Today Dermatology)
Source: MedPage Today Dermatology - September 6, 2017 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

More Research Needed for Vitamin D ’ s Cardiac Effect in PCI
Little effect on cardiac biomarker levels; significant effect on mean difference in CK - MB, hs - CRP (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - September 5, 2017 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Cardiology, Internal Medicine, Critical Care, Nursing, Pharmacy, Pulmonology, Surgery, Geriatrics, Journal, Source Type: news

CYP2C9 Variants Linked to Clinical Events in VTE
Risk of any clinical event, death, non - major bleeding up for seniors treated with vitamin K antagonists (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - September 5, 2017 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Internal Medicine, Emergency Medicine, Oncology, Pathology, Pharmacy, Pulmonology, Geriatrics, Journal, Source Type: news

Melanoma (skin cancer) found to be easily prevented with low-cost Vitamin B-3
(Natural News) Researchers from the University of Sydney, Australia believe that nicotinamide (vitamin B3) can be used to prevent the incidence of melanoma, a deadly form of skin cancer. The study, published in Photodermatology, Photoimmunology, and Photomedicine, demonstrates the efficacy of vitamin B3 in reducing or even reversing DNA damage and inflammation caused by ultraviolet... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - September 4, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vitamin deficiency warning: THIS is why your healthy diet might not be so nutritious
VITAMIN deficiency can cause a number of health problems, but diet alone may not top us up sufficiently. Supplements are often a more efficient way to absorb enough nutrients, according to experts. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 3, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Dairy free milk: Beware missing out on THESE three key nutrients
DAIRY free milk has grown in popularity alongside an increasing awareness of lactose intolerance. But switching to alternatives can lead to people missing out on vitamins B12 and D, as well as calcium - unless they choose fortified versions. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 1, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Fun-trition with Gummies
Gummies are an innovative, attractive alternative of delivering vitamins, minerals, and supplements (VMS), while maintaining the effectiveness of the traditional pill form. (Source: Pharmaceutical Technology)
Source: Pharmaceutical Technology - September 1, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Ask Well: Does Cooking Boost Nutrients in Tomatoes and Spinach?
Levels of some nutrients may go up with cooking. But levels of others go down. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - September 1, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: RONI CARYN RABIN Tags: Cooking and Cookbooks Vitamins Vegetables Spinach Diet and Nutrition Antioxidants Vitamin C Tomatoes Source Type: news

Multi-mechanism approach to treating neonatal hypoxic ischemia
(Medical University of South Carolina) Male sex is a risk factor for worse outcome following neonatal insult, including hypoxic ischemia. While N-acetylcysteine and hypothermia promote functional improvement in female rodents, similar improvement in males requires the addition of vitamin D, report investigators at the Medical University of South Carolina in the September 1, 2017 issue of Neuropharmacology. Multi-mechanism approaches are needed to treat neonatal hypoxic ischemia, and those approaches appear to be different depending on sex. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - September 1, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Prevent vitamin A and iron deficiency - multivitamins ARE better than diet alone
MULTIVITAMINS are better than diet alone in preventing vitamin and mineral deficiency - a new study has found. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - August 31, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Too Much Vitamin B Increases Lung Cancer in Men
by Beth Brophy, AARP, August 29, 2017|Comments: 0. Lung Cancer Risk Vitamins. Getty Images ... AARP Membership: Join or Renew for Just $16 a Year  ... (Source: AARP.org News)
Source: AARP.org News - August 30, 2017 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Do the benefits of vitamin C include improved mood?
(Source: MayoClinic.com - Ask a Specialist)
Source: MayoClinic.com - Ask a Specialist - August 30, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Cost-effectiveness of vitamin D and exercise in preventing injurious falls among older women (Safety-2016 abstract #101) - Patil R, Kolu P, Raitanen J, Valvanne J, Kannus P, Karinkanta S, Siev änen H, Uusi-Rasi K.
This study assessed the cost-effectiveness of vitamin D supplementation and exercise, separate... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 29, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Vitamin D, Dust Mites, and Atopic Dermatitis
(MedPage Today) -- Korean study suggests a connection (Source: MedPage Today Allergy)
Source: MedPage Today Allergy - August 28, 2017 Category: Allergy & Immunology Source Type: news

Half of farmed salmon found to be DEAF due to toxic effects of confined aquaculture
(Natural News) With a new wave of health consciousness sweeping the nation, an increasing number of people are incorporating more fish into their daily diets. After all, fish are purported to be some of the healthiest sources of protein on the planet, high in the feel-good hormone vitamin D, and packed with omega-3 essential fatty... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - August 28, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The "aging" lie and how atherosclerotic narrowing is responsible for majority of American's chronic health problems later in life
(Natural News) Have you ever heard of the “unified theory” cure for heart disease? Linus Pauling, a phenomenal American scientist, worked with a German doctor named Matthias Rath decades ago, and they discovered that most heart disease was the result of long-term vitamin C deficiency, and that the solution was to treat patients with frequent... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - August 27, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vitamin C found to halt blood cancer when administered in high doses... so why won't the cancer industry use it?
(Natural News) Early-stage trials have shown that high doses of vitamin C can help to fight blood cancer. While the cancer-fighting ability of this vitamin has long been known, the study shed some new light on its effects on leukemia. Researchers at the Perlmutter Cancer Center carried out a study using mice who had been... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - August 27, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Metformin Still Cost-effective for Diabetes Prevention Metformin Still Cost-effective for Diabetes Prevention
Metformin plus vitamin B12 supplementation remains cost-effective for preventing progression to diabetes compared with placebo and lifestyle changes, researchers report.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - August 26, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Morning Rounds: Could certain vitamins put you at a higher risk for lung cancer?
Dr. Jon LaPook and Dr. Tara Narula join "CBS This Morning: Saturday" to discuss a new study about certain vitamins that could increase the risk of lung cancer in men who smoke, new research suggesting there could be a link between sleep and dementia, and how events like the solar eclipse could be impacting empathy. (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - August 26, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Does Help Hair Whey Protein Shake work?
EXCLUSIVE: Help Hair Whey Protein Shake claims to be packed with nutrients for hair growth including amino acids, proteins, vitamins and minerals. MailOnline asks hair experts their verdict... (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - August 25, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vegetarianism May Be Linked To Depression, Study Suggests
What ’s considered one of the healthiest diets may be linked to depression. Whether it's about the vitamins or psychology isn't totally clear. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - August 25, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Alice G. Walton, Contributor Source Type: news