New research from the journal PLoS One links low vitamin D levels to greater disability in those with neuromyelitis optica.
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In the first trial of its kind, researchers have found that vitamin D supplementation reduces severity of restless legs syndrome.
A new study published in PLOS One has found that higher vitamin D levels may reduce the risk of developing nocturnal enuresis in children.
Vitamin D status may relate to severity of acute optic neuritis in multiple sclerosis, new research says
A new study has found that in patients with multiple sclerosis, vitamin D status may relate to acute optic neuritis severity but not to recovery.
We take a look at a recent systematic review that cast doubt on vitamin D and discuss if systematic reviews are useful in vitamin D research.
A new study out of Turkey has found that in those with alopecia areata, low vitamin D levels are common and may relate to a more severe disease state.
The Brazilian Academy of Neurology have released new guidelines and recommendations for neurologists caring for multiple sclerosis patients.
A new study may have found a mechanism in which sun exposure helps lower blood pressure and reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease.
Infrequent outdoor activity and sunscreen use are risk factors for multiple sclerosis, according to a new study.
Dr. Cannell discusses the results from a recent study that looked at the mortality rates of hospitalized patients at different vitamin D levels.
This past year, there were quite a few randomized controlled trials using vitamin D. We cover many of them here.
Dr Cannell talks with a woman who recently had surgery for hyperparathyroidism, who also has osteoporosis.
Recently, researchers examined several environmental factors implicated in multiple sclerosis. Brant Cebulla discusses the potential factors contributing to the incidence of the disease.
A recent publication discusses an interesting case of a dentist who treated herself with vitamin D following a multiple sclerosis diagnosis. Read her story.
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.
Dr Grant discusses the vitamin D conference, “Vitamin D — Minimum, maximum, optimum” held in Warsaw, Poland to develop guidelines for vitamin D for Central and Eastern Europe.
A recent review summarized the evidence for vitamin D in the development and treatment of multiple sclerosis patients.
Scientists recently conducted a double blind, placebo-controlled trial of vitamin D in 66 MS patients, to see if it helped as an add-on therapy with interferon.
Dr Cannell discusses research on vitamin D and multiple sclerosis (MS) and how it may have improved Ann Romney’s MS prognosis.
Dr Walter Stumpf recently published a review examining vitamin D and it’s function in the brain.