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Information on the latest vitamin D news and research.

Find out more information on deficiency, supplementation, sun exposure, and how vitamin D relates to your health.

Tag Archives: cardiovascular

Unlocked 31 October 2012

Is D deficiency a risk factor for peripheral artery disease?


Peripheral artery disease causes plaque buildup in the arteries, and is associated with cardiovascular disease and stroke. How does vitamin D factor in?

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Unlocked 19 September 2012

A closer look: D3 has no effect on cardiovascular risk factors


Researchers report that vitamin D has no effect on conventional cardiovascular risk factors. Jim Larsen explains the media-hyped study.

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Unlocked 18 September 2012

Meta-analysis: Vitamin D levels and risk of heart disease, early death


Recently, researchers in Denmark studied more than 10,000 men and women, following the patients for 29 years to see who developed heart disease, a heart attack or died.

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Unlocked 21 July 2012

Vitamin D linked to healthy arteries?


Researchers from the University of Alabama examined the relationship between vitamin D deficiency, arterial stiffness, and ethnicity. They found large differences in the health of two group’s arteries, even at the age of 29.

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Unlocked 1 March 2012

Association between vitamin D blood levels and inflammation after heart attack


Dr Cannell discusses a study which shows a relationship between vitamin D blood levels and damage done during a heart attack.

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Unlocked 14 February 2012

Different roles of vitamin D and activated D in treatment of chronic kidney disease


Chronic kidney disease (CKD) affects more than 16% of American adults aged 20 years and older, and is even higher among African Americans.

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