Researchers out of Scotland are launching a new study aimed at improving immune function and health for those living in Scotland.
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A surprise finding shows higher vitamin D levels in active juvenile idiopathic arthritis compared to inactive juvenile idiopathic arthritis.
New research out of South Korea suggests there is an association between vitamin D deficiency and autoimmune thyroid disease.
Researchers at Johns Hopkins Medicine have found that vitamin D blocks damaging immune cells from getting to the central nervous system.
A new study has come out in the journal the Lancet, and we have received many emails requesting that we address it. In this blog, we explain the design of the study and its argument.
In recent years, Iran has seen a dramatic increase in the prevalence rate of MS. But why?
The Vitamin D Council is happy to announce a new sponsor in Sperti/KBD, Inc. Sperti/KBD make portable UV lamps for in-home use.
For the fifth year in a row, November 2nd is Vitamin D Day. The day is dedicated to spreading awareness on vitamin D and vitamin D deficiency.
The Multiple Sclerosis International Federation has recently released new data on worldwide multiple sclerosis prevalence, services and more.
New research out of Italy suggests that severe vitamin D deficiency is common in people with early primary Sjögren’s syndrome.
Brant Cebulla discusses what we know about the benefits of sun exposure outside of vitamin D production.
Researchers out of France, led by Dr Pierrot-Deseilligny, found that vitamin D in combination with standard MS treatments greatly reduces relapse rates.
Dr Cannell reviews recent research which found that both too high and too low vitamin D levels are associated with excessive mortality.
Brant Cebulla recalls previous sun exposure recommendations and reviews the evidence suggesting a new recommendation be introduced.
Dr Cannell discusses the possible dangers of completely avoiding all UV light and how supplements should not be your only source of vitamin D.
Dr Grant reviews the book, The End of Illness by David B. Agus, MD, who may have some good points regarding lifestyle choices, but misses the mark regarding vitamin D.
New research is under way studying the most effective range of vitamin D in reducing symptoms of MS.
Dr. Cannell discusses the case of a 58-year-old woman who developed high blood calcium on a physiological dose of vitamin D, combined with an excessive dose of calcium.
Researchers at Johns Hopkins University announced that transverse myelitis patients have low vitamin D levels, and they suspect that low D levels allow the inflammation of the disease to occur.
Dr. Cannell answers more emails on PCOS, bright light lamps and supplementing in New Zealand.