Vitamin D deficiency linked to type 1 diabetes risk

16 November 2012

A study led by researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine reports a correlation between vitamin D status and risk of type 1 diabetes.

Finnish University apologizes for vitamin D supplement study

16 November 2012

A Finnish University publicly apologized for a study they published last week. The researchers reported low levels of vitamin D in many supplements, but now state the testing method they used was unreliable.

Birth month associated with MS risk

15 November 2012

Research published yesterday in the Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery & Psychiatry suggest that birth month has a significant association with multiple sclerosis (MS), with as much as a 12% difference in risk.

Vitamin D may prevent clogged arteries in diabetics

14 November 2012

People with diabetes are at a higher risk of developing clogged arteries, often leading to heart disease; vitamin D deficiency may play a role.

Vitamin D deficiency contributes to pain in African Americans with osteoarthritis

09 November 2012

A study published in Arthritis & Rheumatism reports that black Americans have higher rates of vitamin D deficiency and pain sensitivity when compared to white Americans. Vitamin D deficiency may be one of the many factors that account for increased pain in older black Americans with knee osteoarthritis (OA).

Merkel cell carcinoma prognosis linked to vitamin D deficiency

08 November 2012

Research presented at the annual congress of the European Academy of Dermatology reports a link between vitamin D deficiency and Merkel cell carcinoma.

Dietary supplements and nutrient insufficiency in children

07 November 2012

Research published from the Office of Dietary Supplements in The Journal of Pediatrics reports shocking findings that more than one-third of children failed to meet calcium and vitamin D recommendations.

Low vitamin D levels increase risk of bladder cancer

06 November 2012

Research published last week in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute found that people who are vitamin D deficient had a significantly increased risk of developing bladder cancer.

Finnish University to re-analyze vitamin D supplements

05 November 2012

Last week, researchers from The University of Finland revealed that a majority of vitamin D supplements the university tested contained significantly less vitamin D compared with what they advertized.

November 2nd is Vitamin D Day; Vitamin D Council Takes Action to Help Spread Awareness

01 November 2012

The Vitamin D Council is doing their part on Vitamin D Day by using their member base and social media outlets to help spread awareness on vitamin D.

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