In the use of vitamin D in medicine, there is probably no greater dilemma and debate currently than the tussle of whether or not to supplement patients with multiple sclerosis (MS).
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Researchers at Johns Hopkins Medicine have found that vitamin D blocks damaging immune cells from getting to the central nervous system.
Researchers recently found that vitamin D status is correlated with disability status in patients with relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis.
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Researchers recently evaluated how genes that influence vitamin D status relate to the risk of multiple sclerosis.
A recent animal study discovered that vitamin D may have an important role in the process of remyelination.
A recent study found high-dose vitamin D supplementation may help reduce the immune system’s hyperactivity in patients with multiple sclerosis (MS).
Dr Cannell discusses research on vitamin D and multiple sclerosis (MS) and how it may have improved Ann Romney’s MS prognosis.
Researchers may have discovered a new novel approach to treating multiple sclerosis with vitamin D in a new series of animal model studies.
A new study has found that in patients with multiple sclerosis, amount of sun exposure, not vitamin D, may relate to certain neuropsychiatric symptoms.
Research published yesterday suggest that birth month has a significant association with multiple sclerosis (MS), with as much as a 12% difference in risk.
Dr. Reinhold Vieth reviews a study that found sun avoidance is linked with a decreased lifespan and shared his expertise on the topic.
Researchers out of Scotland are launching a new study aimed at improving immune function and health for those living in Scotland.
Researchers find that one of the main treatments for multiple sclerosis (MS) may increase the amount of vitamin D patients produce when exposed to sunlight.
A surprise finding shows higher vitamin D levels in active juvenile idiopathic arthritis compared to inactive juvenile idiopathic arthritis.
Australian scientists will conduct a trial to determine whether taking vitamin D can prevent a diagnosis of MS in people who have experienced an initial attack of MS symptoms.
A study found that children of vitamin D deficient mothers had nearly double the risk for developing multiple sclerosis later in life.
Researchers recently discovered that a protein activated by vitamin D may repair damage to myelin sheath in patients with multiple sclerosis (MS).
A recent study evaluated the relationship between vitamin D status and disease activity in people with multiple sclerosis.
A new study found that high vitamin D levels are associated with higher gray matter levels in the brain among patients with multiple sclerosis.
New research suggests that sun exposure, and not necessarily vitamin D, might be the key to easing common depressive and fatigue symptoms in MS.
A recent paper on the progression of MS showed higher serum vitamin D levels are associated with benefits for MS patients.
Recent research shows that vitamin D supplementation reduces number of antibodies against an Epstein-barr virus antigen in multiple sclerosis patients.
A study published by the American Neurological Association investigated the relationship between 25(OH)D levels and brain lesions in patients diagnosed with multiple sclerosis.
Vitamin D Council member shares her daughter’s journey with vitamin D supplementation for the treatment of multiple sclerosis.
A recent review summarized the evidence for vitamin D in the development and treatment of multiple sclerosis patients.
The Vitamin D Council evaluates a recent review led by Dr. Mike Allan which was subject to a biased interpretation of scientific literature.
New study finds vitamin D supplementation temporarily reduces Epstein-Barr virus antibody levels among patients with MS
High dose vitamin D supplementation was found to reduce the elevation of Epstein-Barr virus antibodies among patients with relapsing-remitting MS.
CDC seeks information from public on preventing skin cancer through reduction of UV exposure. Vitamin D Council asks members to submit comment on importance of UV.
Dr. Cannell and Professor Hart discuss her research on light therapy for the treatment of MS and explore additional health benefits of sunlight.