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It’s that time again! Learn about new vitamin D research as Dr Cannell answers questions and inquiries from our readers.
Dr Cannell reviews a recent groundbreaking study looking into vitamin D and its role in heart attacks and stroke.
Observational studies have consistently reported an increased risk of vitamin D deficiency in those who are obese.
A new study published in the European Journal of Nutrition reports that vitamin D deficiency may increase your chances of becoming obese years later.
New study suggests healthy vitamin D status and high protein intake improve muscle mass among older adults with sarcopenia
Results from a new study suggest maintaining healthy vitamin D levels and high protein intake improve muscle mass among older adults with sarcopenia.
Dr Cannell reviews the literature on vitamin D’s role in many pediatric disorders.
Organizations and institutions each recommend widely varied daily intake of vitamin D. How did the Vitamin D Council settle on 5,000 IU/day?
Dr Bischoff-Ferrari’s recent publication reviews the relationship between vitamin D blood levels and muscle function. Dr Cannell discusses this as well as research on elderly fall rates.
There were 3,600 papers published about vitamin D in 2012. Dr Grant summarizes the top 16 vitamin D papers of this past year.
A new study suggests that low vitamin D levels may be a risk factor for predicting failure of treatment among patients with Graves’ disease.
A recent randomized controlled trial indicated that neither exercise nor vitamin D reduced falls in elderly women.
Dr Cannell discusses the case of a ‘supplement guru’ who took 2,000,000 IU per day for a full month. Find out what happened.
Dr. Cannell discusses a study that found that patients with Crohn’s disease receive maximum immune effects when a vitamin D level of > 40 ng/ml is met.
Dr Cannell reviews his extensive research on vitamin D levels and athletic performance.
A new randomized controlled trial out of Egypt reports that vitamin D can reduce the incidence of flare-ups in patients with SLE.
Researchers discover that non-melanoma skin cancer is highly correlated with a reduction in risk of Alzheimer’s. What does Dr Cannell think?
A recent study suggests that vitamin D deficiency is linked with longer axial length and an increased risk of nearsighted vision in young children.