Low vitamin D levels may increase risk of Type 1 Diabetes

09 February 2013

Having sufficient vitamin D levels during young adulthood may reduce the risk of adult-onset type 1 diabetes by up to 50%.

Vitamin D, omega-3 may help clear amyloid plaque in Alzheimer's patients

08 February 2013

Researchers have recently pinpointed how vitamin D3 and omega-3 fatty acids may enhance the immune system's ability to clear the brain of amyloid plaques, one of the trademarks of Alzheimer's disease.

National Children's Dental Health Month

08 February 2013

February is National Children's Dental Health Month (NCDHM) sponsored by the American Dental Association. NCDHM is dedicated to raising awareness about the importance of oral health.

Quantum dots deliver vitamin D to tumors for breast cancer treatment

06 February 2013

Scientists have recently uncovered an experimental approach to fighting inflammatory breast cancer (IBC), a very rare and aggressive form of breast cancer.

Sun exposure may cut arthritis risk in women

05 February 2013

According to new research led by Professor Elizabeth Arkema and colleagues from Harvard, increased sun exposure may cut the risk of developing rheumatoid arthritis.

Stats Canada Data: Canadians' vitamin D levels declining

01 February 2013

The Vitamin D Society wants to make Canadians aware of the recently published Statistics Canada study. The study reports that Canadians vitamin D blood levels are declining dramatically.

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