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About Missy Sturges

Missy is the Executive Director for the Vitamin D Council, and is responsible for overseeing the administration, programs and strategic planning of the organization. She also focuses on writing articles, fundraising and keeping up with the latest research. Her passion for vitamin D derives from her personal battle with an unexplained inflammatory disorder.

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High dose vitamin D supplementation may help reduce depression among adolescent girls

Research suggests high dose vitamin D supplementation helps reduce depression, but not aggression, among adolescent girls.

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Vitamin D status associated with asthma outcomes among children

A study published in the journal, Annals of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology, found vitamin D improved asthma outcomes among children.

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Vitamin D status linked with severity of obstructive sleep apnea in adults

A recent study found that patients with low vitamin D levels had more severe obstructive sleep apnea than those with higher levels.

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Vitamin D status may impact breast cancer risk, according to recent study

A new study found healthy vitamin D status may decrease breast cancer risk by 21% within 5 years.

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Does vitamin D status predict outcome of severe pneumonia among children?

A study found low vitamin D status is an independent risk factor for treatment failure and delayed recovery from pneumonia among Nepalese children.

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Vitamin D status linked with quality of life in fibromyalgia patients

A recent case-control study found that vitamin D supplementation may improve quality of life among fibromyalgia patients.

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Study suggests a combination of vitamin D, leucine and medium chain triglycerides improves cognition among the elderly

A randomized controlled trial found that vitamin D, combined with leucine and medium chain triglycerides, improves cognition in elderly adults.

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