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This website is for anyone interested in vitamin D news and research. Many come here to find more information on deficiency, toxicity, health conditions related to vitamin D, and supplementation.

Vitamin D news

Members' blog

  • 04 Jan 2013
  • Autism prevalence linked to UVB radiation?
  • Dr Cannell and Dr. Grant analyzed UVB radiation in the US and found that areas with the highest surface UVB have about half as much autism as do areas with the lowest surface UVB.
  • 03 Jan 2013
  • The latest on vitamin D status and mortality
  • Researchers in Denmark recently published a study examining the association between vitamin D status and specific causes of death.
  • 03 Jan 2013
  • The role of vitamin D deficiency and osteoporosis in breast cancer
  • A recent study published in the International Journal of Rheumatic Diseases reveals a high prevalence of vitamin D deficiency and osteoporosis in breast cancer patients.
  • 01 Jan 2013
  • A look back at 2012: a few key randomized controlled trials
  • This past year, there were quite a few randomized controlled trials using vitamin D. We cover many of them here.
  • 31 Dec 2012
  • A plea from the Council’s newest Director of the Board
  • Board Director Sadeq A. Quraishi, MD, MHA, asks for your help this giving season.