Kellogg's fortify cereal with vitamin D

30 May 2012

The Kellogg Company of Ireland recently announced their plan to fortify children and family cereals with vitamin D.

Review: Vitamin D and exercise may reduce risk of falls in elderly

30 May 2012

The US Preventative Services Task Force (USPSTF) found vitamin D and regular exercise may prevent falls among older adults.

How informed are you?

29 May 2012

The National Osteoporosis Society is heading it's fifth Sunlight Campaign to increase awareness about the role vitamin D and sunlight play in bone health.

Low vitamin D in diet increases stroke risk in Japanese-American men

25 May 2012

Research published in Stroke, an American Heart Association journal, suggests Japanese American men who do not ingest adequate amounts of vitamin D are at an increased risk of suffering from a stroke later in life.

Study: Vitamin D linked to childhood weight

23 May 2012

New research published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition suggests a link between vitamin D status during pregnancy and childhood weight.

Osteoporosis Prevention Month

23 May 2012

May is national osteoporosis prevention month, recognized by the National Osteoporosis Foundation to encourage people to talk about bone health and family history as the first step in protecting themselves and future generations from developing osteoporosis.

Vitamin D and TB vaccine: working together to fight bladder cancer?

21 May 2012

Dr Yi-Fen Lee, Ph.D., associate professor of urology at UFMC, conducted a pre-clinical study in a mouse model which shows that a combination of vitamin D therapy and the TB vaccine greatly improves bladder cancer survival.

Liverpool FC share their vitamin D levels

17 May 2012

Researchers measured the vitamin D levels of players of the famed soccer club, Liverpool FC. Vitamin D, a nutrient the body makes in response to sun exposure, dropped significantly in the players as the season shifted from summer to winter.

Vitamin D status associated with disability in MS

15 May 2012

According to a 5 year observational study, increased vitamin D status is associated with less disability and increased preservation of grey matter in patients with multiple sclerosis.

May is national high blood pressure and stroke awareness month

14 May 2012

May is National High Blood Pressure Education Month and Stroke Awareness Month. Nearly 1 in 3 Americans have high blood pressure, and it is a significant risk factor in stroke, a medical emergency that 800,000 people will endure per year. Learn more about risk factors and how better vitamin D levels may be an important step in improving your high blood pressure and stroke risk.

World Lupus Day

10 May 2012

Today is World Lupus Day, a day to recognize the disease and the 5 million people worldwide who suffer from it. Research shows that vitamin D may play a role in improving the quality of life and disease activity in patients with lupus.

Vitamin D may benefit people suffering from lupus

08 May 2012

Lupus patients show more severe symptoms of the disease if they are vitamin D deficient, an Australian study reports.

Cystic Fibrosis Awareness Month

03 May 2012

Today marks the third day of Cystic Fibrosis awareness month. During the month of May, volunteers and people living with Cystic Fibrosis and their families come together to spread awareness and raise funds for research to find a cure for this debilitating disease.

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