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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: elderly

Unlocked 23 July 2012

Sunshine for the elderly: To expose or not to expose?


Dr Cannell reviews Professor Glossmann’s paper discussing why the elderly should expose themselves to moderate, regular sun exposure as often as possible.

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Unlocked 24 February 2012

Low vitamin D status associated with increased mortality in nursing homes


Dr. Sefan Pitz and colleagues from Austria and Germany look to see if there’s a correlation between vitamin D levels and risk of death in nursing home residents.

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Unlocked 31 October 2011

Vitamin D deficiency associated with increased risk of mortality in elderly


Study follows older men between the ages of 70 and 81 and finds an association with mortality and 25(OH)D levels.

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