Vitamin D deficiency common in obese children

28 December 2012

Recent research published in the journal Pediatrics reports vitamin D deficiency is extremely prevalent in overweight and obese children.

Vitamin D for stronger muscles

20 December 2012

According to a study published in Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise, sufficient vitamin D may help muscle mass loss associated with aging.

Vitamin D manufacturer to sue Finnish University

17 December 2012

A vitamin D manufacturer is planning to sue the University of Eastern Finland over their recent study that falsely claimed many large supplement brands do not contain the vitamin D quantities they advertize.

Study: Vitamin D reduces respiratory infections, antibiotic use

14 December 2012

Research published today in British Medical Journal suggests that daily supplementation with vitamin D results in less severe respiratory infections and less antibiotic use in a susceptible population.

Additional evidence that vitamin D reduces the risk of developing autism

14 December 2012

A new study found prevalence of autism among U.S. children is inversely correlated with solar UVB doses, the primary source of vitamin D. Maternal vitamin D deficiency or vitamin D deficiency in early life could explain this finding.

Vitamin D tied to breast cancer outcome

14 December 2012

Vitamin D may be the reason why some women have better outcomes in the treatment of breast cancer, new research says.

Vitamin D status during pregnancy linked to birth weight

12 December 2012

A recent study found that pregnant mothers who had sufficient vitamin D levels at 26 weeks or less gave birth to babies with increased weights and head circumference.

Low dose vitamin D, calcium disappoint in dementia study

07 December 2012

A recent study found that low doses of vitamin D and calcium taken together offered little protection against dementia for older women.

Vitamin D may increase women's ability to fight HIV

06 December 2012

Research published online in AIDS reports that women who start HIV treatment late in the course of their infection gain significantly fewer CD4 immune cells if they have insufficient vitamin D levels.

Vitamin D linked to women's cognitive health

04 December 2012

Two recent studies appearing in the Journals of Gerontology: Series A suggests that vitamin D plays a vital role in the cognitive health of aging women.

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