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A new study suggests vitamin D may protect against UTIs among children by upregulating their own naturally occurring antimicrobial peptides.
Dr. Cannell responds to a member’s frustrations regarding those who don’t recognize the health benefits of maintaining optimal vitamin D status.
The VDC interviews our board member, Dr. Robyn Balden, to discuss the relationship between vitamin D and cognition and highlights a clinical study she is involved in.
New research offers a potential mechanism behind the relationship between vitamin D deficiency and weight gain.
A recent study found that vitamin D levels below 30 ng/ml are associated with impaired recovery from hip fracture.
A new meta-analysis of 17 studies found vitamin D levels < 40 ng/ml was associated with an increased risk for colorectal cancer.
Dr. Cannell reflects on the ongoing struggle to advance science, and highlights a new, groundbreaking study on vitamin D and breast cancer risk.
Increasing vitamin D status may improve overactive bladder symptoms.
Dr. Cannell reviews the research evaluating the role of vitamin D status in injury prevention and athletic performance among competitive dancers.
A recent study suggests higher levels of vitamin D are associated with a decreased risk of glucose imbalance among non-diabetic Southwest Chinese adults.
Yet another study finds low levels of vitamin D are associated with an increased risk of developing dementia.
Studies show that many dermatologists promoting sun-avoidance are doing much more harm than good.
Our newest addition of the Vitamin D Council team, Rachel Namery, introduces herself to our members, sharing her health journey and role within the organization.
Dr. Cannell discusses whether additional wavelengths of radiation may stimulate vitamin D production.
Today, we say farewell to our Program Manager, Riley Peterson, as she continues her journey to become a Registered Dietitian
Our in-home vitamin D test kit is easy, affordable, and an accurate way to find out your Vitamin D status.