Finnish University finds vitamin D supplements deficient

25 October 2012

According to researchers at the University of Eastern Finland, many vitamin D supplements do not provide the advertised amount of vitamin D.

October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month

02 October 2012

It's that time again. We'll be seeing football teams dressed in pink and pink ribbons everywhere. Yep, it's National Breast Cancer Awareness Month (NBCAM).

September is national prostate cancer awareness month

18 September 2012

Prostate Cancer Awareness Month is a time for men and health care providers to increase awareness about the disease and discuss prostate cancer screening options.

National Myasthenia Gravis Awareness Month

25 June 2012

June is national myasthenia gravis awareness month, created to facilitate timely diagnosis and support patients with this rare autoimmune disease. Find out how you can help.

Men's Health Week

11 June 2012

Today marks the first day of International Men's Health Week. The purpose of Men's Health Week is to increase awareness about preventable health problems among men and boys and to encourage early detection and treatment.

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.

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.

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.

Vitamin D conference on obstetrics and cancer

02 May 2011

Vitamin D Association conference in London, England on May 17-18.

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