Obesity may lower the effectiveness of vitamin D supplements
Research, published in theJournal of Bone and Mineral Research, suggests that obesity may lower the effectiveness of vitamin D supplementation.News Medical (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - February 22, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Vitamin D may lower the risk of preeclampsia
Research, published inClinical Nutrition, suggests that vitamin D sufficiency may lower preeclampsia risk in pregnant women.Healio (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - February 22, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Trinity and St. James's Hospital report successful measurement of vitamin D in human hair
(Trinity College Dublin) A new study by researchers from Trinity College Dublin and St. James's Hospital has reported for the first time that vitamin D can be measured in human hair.The current study is the first in the world to report that it is possible to extract and measure vitamin D in human hair. This is a major step forward in assessing vitamin D status, potentially one of the major innovations in vitamin D measurement. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - February 22, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Best supplements for the bowel: Five vitamins and minerals for a healthy digestive system
BEST supplements for the bowel: The bowel is an integral part of your digestive system, but how can you keep it in check? Diet is very important for healthy digestion, and certain foods, vitamins and minerals are key. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 22, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vitamin D supplementation can reduce Beck Depression Inventory scores in patients with ulcerative colitis
(Natural News) A study published in the Journal of Dietary Supplements highlights the positive effect of vitamin D supplementation on the Beck Depression Inventory (BDI) scores of people with ulcerative colitis. Depression is more prevalent in people with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) like ulcerative colitis compared to their healthy peers, and some studies have associated vitamin D deficiency... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - February 22, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

High-dose vitamin C can treat dengue fever and Zika virus
(Natural News) Nutritional therapies are simple low-cost methods of interrupting the transmission of various viral infections, as well as reducing one’s susceptibility to these diseases. Of particular note is the incredible healing power of vitamin C in reducing symptoms related to dengue fever, Zika virus, and similar infections. Dengue fever can be effectively reduced with... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - February 21, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vitamin D deficiency warning - does your hair look like this? Signs you shouldn’t ignore
VITAMIN D deficiency symptoms include feeling very tired, having aches and pains, or feeling very sleepy. But you could also be at risk of the condition, and may have to add more vitamin D-rich foods to your diet, if your hair has a distinctive look. Should you consider taking vitamin D supplements? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 21, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Health Tip: Understanding Vitamin B12
-- Vitamin B12 helps keep the body's nerve and blood cells healthy, and assists in making DNA, the U.S. National Institutes of Health says. The agency provides this additional information: Vitamin B12 is naturally found in a wide range of animal... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - February 21, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

How to cultivate watercress at home
(Natural News) Watercress is easily one of the most nutritious greens in the plant kingdom. This green, leafy salad staple is an excellent source of carotenoids, manganese, and vitamins B1, B2, and B6 as well as vitamins C and E. Watercress is also packed with fiber, iron, copper, and iron. The vegetable is known to have anticancer... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - February 21, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Rheumatoid arthritis: Three vitamins and minerals to reduce arthritis pain and symptoms
RHEUMATOID arthritis is the second most common type of arthritis in the UK. The condition is incurable, but pain and symptoms can be reduced by including certain vitamins and minerals that are beneficial to joint health. Here are three to ensure you include in your diet if you have arthritis. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 20, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Antioxidants for Pediatric NAFLD Antioxidants for Pediatric NAFLD
Can a simple phenol of extra virgin olive oil given with vitamin E improve NAFLD in children?Medscape Pediatrics (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - February 20, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pediatrics Article Source Type: news

Are Raisins Healthy? Here ’s What Experts Say
Nutrition experts tend to favor a “less is more” approach when it comes to deciding what to eat: choosing whole, minimally processed foods over those with long, unpronounceable ingredient lists. Raisins, otherwise known as dried grapes, fit the bill. “They’re a whole food that’s minimally processed with no added ingredients or preservatives,” says Jenny Friedman, a Philadelphia-based dietitian. But raisins are also relatively high in sugar and calories. So are raisins healthy? Here’s what you need to know about the nutritional profile of raisins. What are the health benefits of r...
Source: TIME: Health - February 20, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Cassie Shortsleeve  Tags: Uncategorized Diet/Nutrition Source Type: news

Vitamin D deficiency - the BEST supplements you should take to prevent deficiency symptoms
VITAMIN D deficiency symptoms can be difficult to spot, because they don ’t necessarily make you feel unwell. But you could lower your risk of deficiency symptoms by taking vitamin D supplements. These are the best capsules for avoiding the signs of a vitamin D deficiency. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 20, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vitamin D Deficiency and Treatment vs Infection Risk in ESRD Vitamin D Deficiency and Treatment vs Infection Risk in ESRD
In what ways might vitamin D status and the use of supplements impact the risk of infection among ESRD patients receiving long-term dialysis?Nephrology Dialysis Transplantation (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - February 20, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nephrology Journal Article Source Type: news

Too much avoidance of sun exposure causing alarming spike in health problems... nature deficiency leads to disease
(Natural News) A recent analysis of more than 100 studies finds that up to 70 percent of Americans are currently suffering from vitamin D deficiency. Data from the latest review also show that about 13 percent of all deaths in the U.S. can be associated with severe vitamin D deficiency. The researchers also stress that certain beneficial... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - February 20, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vitamin D can increase your cancer survival rate by 52%, research concludes
(Natural News) Everyone is looking for ways to prevent cancer, making little changes here and there according to what the latest studies say. Simple acts like cutting out processed meat, getting more exercise, and switching to organic could well add up to provide significant protection over time, but what if you already have cancer and... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - February 19, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Which foods are rich in vitamin A?
Vitamin A is an essential nutrient that plays a role in a range of bodily processes, such as immune function and vision. Here, we discuss 14 of the best food sources of vitamin A. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - February 19, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nutrition / Diet Source Type: news

Low Vitamin D Tied to High Blood Glucose Levels in Women
TUESDAY, Feb. 19, 2019 -- Lower serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D (25[OH]D) concentrations appear to be associated with high blood glucose levels in women, according to a study recently published online in Menopause. T ânia Valladares, from the University... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - February 19, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

PhD Studentship in Bath
Applications are open for a 3-year PhD Studentships titled: Human Physiology and Metabolism: Mobilising vitamin D from adipose tissue - The potential impact of exercise.Deadline for applications is 25 February 2019 to begin in October 2019. (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - February 19, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Vitamin B12 deficiency - the warning sign on your legs you should never ignore
VITAMIN B12 deficiency symptoms can develop slowly, and may include feeling very tired, difficulty breathing, and having a sharp pain in your hands. But you could also be at risk of a vitamin B12 deficiency, and should consider adding more B12-rich foods to your diet, if you notice this sign on your legs. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 19, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Potential link between vitamin D deficiency and loss of brain plasticity
(University of Queensland) University of Queensland research may explain why vitamin D is vital for brain health, and how deficiency leads to disorders including depression and schizophrenia.Associate Professor Thomas Burne at UQ's Queensland Brain Institute led the studies, which provide the groundwork for research into better prevention and treatments.'Over a billion people worldwide are affected by vitamin D deficiency, and there is a well-established link between vitamin D deficiency and impaired cognition,' Dr. Burne said. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - February 19, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Big Pharma on display: A drug company now charges almost $300 for a $5 bottle of a simple, low-cost vitamin
(Natural News) The pharmaceutical industry certainly seems to attract more than its fair share of evil people who are totally focused on making money at any cost. In the United States, which has very lax federal regulatory laws in this regard, pharma giants have become infamous for price gouging – jacking the prices of lifesaving... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - February 19, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Australian vitamin producer tumbles on China slowdown
Blackmores shares fall 34% on disappointing forecasts for key market (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - February 19, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Why being deficient in vitamin C puts you at extreme risk of various diseases
(Natural News) As an unusually cold winter maintains its stubborn grip on the United States we are all at increased risk of developing seasonal colds and flus. Of course, people with compromised immune systems have an even greater chance of getting sick. Over the years, studies have consistently shown that one of the greatest causes... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - February 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Canadian children still not getting enough vitamin D… cancer rates continue to climb
(Natural News) Vitamin D levels among Canadian children did not show any improvement despite a 2010 revision in the country’s dietary guidelines recommending higher nutrient intake, a study revealed. As part of the study, the researchers pooled data from the Cycle 1 and Cycle 3 series of the Canadian Health Measure Survey, which were taken from 2007 to... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - February 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Best supplements: What are the best vitamin supplements? Should you take them?
BEST SUPPLEMENTS: There are a range of vitamin supplements on the market, some of which contain multiple vitamins while others focus on just one vitamin. But what, if any, vitamin supplements should you be taking? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vitamin D deficiency warning - the one bedtime symptom you should never ignore
VITAMIN D deficiency symptoms can include feeling very tired and fatigued, and developing aches and pains. But you could also be at risk of the condition, and should consider adding more vitamin D-rich foods to your diet, if you have this bedtime sign. Should you consider taking ‘sunshine’ supplements? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Mouse study reveals how chronic stress promotes cancer, identifies vitamin C as therapy
(University of Illinois College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences) A new study, published in The Journal of Clinical Investigation, establishes that the stress hormone epinephrine sets off a cascade of biochemical reactions that favor breast cancer growth and spread in chronically stressed patients. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - February 18, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Vitamin D deficiency warning - the feeling in your knees you should never ignore
VITAMIN D deficiency symptoms include feeling very tired, having aches and pains, or even feeling very sleepy. But you could also be at risk of the condition, and should consider adding more vitamin D-rich foods to your diet, if you have this feeling in your knees. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 17, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vitamin B12 deficiency: Does exercise make you breathless quickly? You could lack B12
VITAMIN B12 deficiency can cause a range of symptoms, which if left untreated can put you at risk of serious health problems. But how do you know if you are deficient in the essential vitamin? Feeling breathless quickly during exercise could be a sign. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 16, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The best natural ways to prevent the flu
(Natural News) The flu season is still in effect, and while the vaccine-pushing media claims a vaccine is the only way to stop the flu, there are actually far more effective (and safer) ways to accomplish that. Try the following natural treatments: (h/t to GreenMedInfo.com) Vitamin D3: Vitamin D3 is one of the best natural... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - February 16, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vitamin D Supplements Have Little Effect on Measures of Bone Health
No abstract available (Source: Lippincott's Bone and Joint Newsletter)
Source: Lippincott's Bone and Joint Newsletter - February 15, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Trends and Innovations Source Type: news

Vitamin B12 deficiency: Seven foods to eat to help keep symptoms at bay
VITAMIN B12 deficiency can develop if you ’re not eating the right foods, and serious health problems can occur if the condition is left untreated. Here are seven of the best vitamin B12 foods to eat to keep symptoms at bay. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 14, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vitamin B12 deficiency: Seven foods you need to be eating to help keep symptoms at bay
VITAMIN B12 deficiency can develop if you ’re not eating the right foods, and serious health problems can occur if the condition is left untreated. Here are seven of the best vitamin B12 foods to eat to keep symptoms at bay. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 14, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Best supplements for migraines: Four vitamins and minerals to take instead of painkillers
BEST supplements for migraines: Migraines are disabling headaches characterised by one sided pulsating pain. There ’s currently no cure, but a range of treatments available to help ease the symptoms. Certain vitamins and minerals offer a natural remedy, according to experts. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 14, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

As Portland-area measles numbers hold steady, critics call for Facebook to keep closer watch on anti-vaccination groups
Amid measles outbreaks and the World Health Organization announcing anti-vaxxers pose a global health threat, Facebook is drawing criticism for the proliferation of anti-immunization groups on the social media platform.   The Guardian reports that the groups promote alternatives to vaccines, like high doses of vitamin C to fight communicable diseases, or vitamin A to ward off measles. Some groups have tens of thousands of members and are closed, which means new members must be approved before joining.… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - February 13, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Caitlin Mullen Source Type: news

As Portland-area measles numbers hold steady, critics call for Facebook to keep closer watch on anti-vaccination groups
Amid measles outbreaks and the World Health Organization announcing anti-vaxxers pose a global health threat, Facebook is drawing criticism for the proliferation of anti-immunization groups on the social media platform.   The Guardian reports that the groups promote alternatives to vaccines, like high doses of vitamin C to fight communicable diseases, or vitamin A to ward off measles. Some groups have tens of thousands of members and are closed, which means new members must be approved before joining.… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - February 13, 2019 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Caitlin Mullen Source Type: news

Critics call for Facebook to keep closer watch on anti-vaccination groups
Amid measles outbreaks and the World Health Organization announcing anti-vaxxers pose a global health threat, Facebook is drawing criticism for the proliferation of anti-immunization groups on the social media platform.   The Guardian reports that the groups promote alternatives to vaccines, like high doses of vitamin C to fight communicable diseases, or vitamin A to ward off measles. Some groups have tens of thousands of members and are closed, which means new members must be approved before joining.… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - February 13, 2019 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Caitlin Mullen Source Type: news

High levels of vitamin C can significantly lower your risk of premature death, researchers find
(Natural News) Death might be inevitable, but there are lots of ways you can prolong your life, and a recent study shows that vitamin C could be one of the best tools for giving yourself some extra years. The study, which was published in the Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health, looked at 473 men... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - February 13, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vitamin D deficiency symptoms: Three warning signs you need a sunshine supplement
VITAMIN D deficiency symptoms is more likely to develop during this winter months because the main source of the vitamin, the sun, is in short supply. Watch out for these three signs you may be lacking the ‘sunshine vitamin’. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 13, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vitamin D deficiency symptoms: Three signs you may be lacking the vitamin this winter
VITAMIN D deficiency symptoms is more likely to develop during this winter months because the main source of the vitamin, the sun, is in short supply. Watch out for these three signs you may be lacking the ‘sunshine vitamin’. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 13, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Is magnesium the secret to ending PMS? Vitamin eases headaches and cramps
Nutritional director Rick Hay says the vitamin magnesium releases a chemical neurotransmitter in the brain, which encourages relaxation as well as sleep and can ease PMS symptoms (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 12, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vitamin D deficiency warning - three of the best foods to prevent ‘sunshine’ symptoms
VITAMIN D deficiency is particularly common during the winter months, when sunlight and daylight hours are reduced. But adding certain foods to your daily diet could help to top up your vitamin D levels. These are the best food sources of vitamin D - should you consider taking ‘sunshine’ supplements? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 12, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Boost your vitamin C intake to strengthen your immune system and lower cancer risk
(Natural News) For the past few years, research has determined that vitamin C can help fight cancer, mainly because this vitamin can boost the immune system. Vitamin C strengthens your immune system Researchers have been studying the properties of vitamin C for almost a century. In 1937, Albert Szent-Gyorgyi’s research won him the Nobel Prize in Physiology. Since then, vitamin... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - February 12, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What to know about the warfarin diet
Warfarin is a blood thinner that can be more effective when restricting foods that are vitamin K-rich. Examples of these include broccoli and asparagus. Learn more about foods to avoid on the warfarin diet here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - February 12, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nutrition / Diet Source Type: news

Vitamin C deficiency symptoms: Bleeding gums when brushing teeth? You could lack vitamin C
VITAMIN C is an essential vitamin everyone should include in their diets - as a lack of the vitamin can lead to scurvy. But how do you know if you are getting enough vitamin C? If you experience bleeding gums when brushing your teeth, it could be one of the symptoms of a vitamin C deficiency. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 12, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

There is a DIRECT correlation between higher vitamin intake and lower pancreatic cancer risk
(Natural News) Pancreatic cancer remains one of the deadliest and most difficult to treat of all cancers. Diagnosed in close to 30,000 men and 27,000 women each year, it results in around 24,000 deaths in males and 22,000 deaths in females annually. The five-year survival rate for this devastating type of cancer is only five... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - February 12, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

High doses of vitamin D can reduce your risk of a respiratory illness, especially if you're older
(Natural News) A respiratory illness is never fun, and if you’re older, a sickness like pneumonia could very well threaten your life. Treating such problems can be difficult, which is why it is best to do everything in your power to prevent respiratory illness in the first place. Thankfully, one tool that can help is... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - February 12, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vitamin deficiency symptoms: Bleeding gums when brushing teeth? You could lack vitamin C
VITAMIN C is an essential vitamin everyone should include in their diets - as a lack of the vitamin can lead to scurvy. But how do you know if you are getting enough vitamin C? If you experience bleeding gums when brushing your teeth, it could be one of the symptoms of a vitamin C deficiency. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 12, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Best supplements for the heart: The supplement proven to help control your heartbeat
BEST supplements for the heart: The heart is one of the most important organs in the body to keep healthy if you want to live a health problem-free life. Eating a healthy, balanced diet is key for this because certain vitamins and minerals can help keep your heart in tip-top condition. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 12, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news