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Vitamin D deficiency may increase stroke risk

02 February 2012

People who live in sunny places may have a lower risk of stroke, new research suggests. The researchers believe it is the first to show an association between sunlight and stroke.

New study shows possible link between Vitamin D deficiency and death risk in hemodialysis patients

02 February 2012

Hemodialysis (HD) patients with severe vitamin D deficiency are more than twice as likely to die from any cause compared with those who have sufficient levels of the vitamin, according to a German study.

Vitamin D Council teaming with Bio-Tech Pharmacal to give away vitamin D supplements to organizations, programs and initiatives

01 February 2012

The Vitamin D Council is partnering with Bio-Tech Pharmacal to give away bottles of 4000 IU capsules of vitamin D3. The organization is opening up a grant application cycle to the public, looking to provide organizations with the supplements to enhance a program or initiative.

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