Researchers discover that vitamin D deficiency was more common in vitiligo patients, and significantly associated with disease activity.
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A recent study analyzed the relationship between vitamin D status and T cell count, a marker of immune function, in young children.
A recent study suggests higher levels of vitamin D are associated with a decreased risk of glucose imbalance among non-diabetic Southwest Chinese adults.
There were 3,600 papers published about vitamin D in 2012. Dr Grant summarizes the top 16 vitamin D papers of this past year.
Will the “vitamin D era” produce a Nobel Laureate in Chemistry?
The Vitamin D Council takes an in-depth look at the relationship between vitamin D and its cofactor, vitamin K.
The average vitamin D scientist is now taking 5,000 IU/day. Dr Cannell discusses this study as well other other interesting vitamin D facts.
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.
Researchers argue there is convincing evidence vitamin D deficiency negatively impacts brain development in the fetus and exacerbates the progression of brain disorders in adults.
Researchers in Turkey, recently conducted a cross-sectional study of 540 subjects, seeing if vitamin D levels are connected to Hashimoto’s thyroiditis.
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.
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.
Brant Cebulla recalls previous sun exposure recommendations and reviews the evidence suggesting a new recommendation be introduced.
The Vitamin D Council launched a program this summer to educate the public and hand out free supplement bottles.
Dr Cannell reviews recent research which found that both too high and too low vitamin D levels are associated with excessive mortality.
Data from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) revealed a statistically significant link between magnesium intake and vitamin D status.
Researchers conducted a meta-analysis of falls and vitamin D dosing schedules. They looked at effectiveness of daily dosing versus monthly or quarter year dosing.