A new study suggests vitamin D helps decrease expression of receptors responsible for the pathogenesis of lupus, thereby reducing autoimmune activity.
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A reader tells his story of vitamin D and rheumatoid arthritis and Dr Cannell looks over current research and dire need for more.
Researchers recently reviewed the evidence examining how vitamin D may prevent skin cancer. Dr Cannell explains the mechanisms.
A recent multi-center, randomized, controlled trial (RCT) investigated the effects of oral vitamin D3 supplementation on atopic dermatitis, or eczema.
When the human genome project mapped its first chromosome in 1999, scientists predicted the human genome would contain over 100,000 active genes.
According to research published in the Journal of Investigative Dermatology, when UV rays reach the skin, a compound that helps lower blood pressure is released into our blood vessels.
Statins are some of the most widely prescribed drugs in the world. They are used by people with autoimmune disorders, cancer, and Alzheimer’s disease.
Researchers in Denmark obtained vitamin D levels on more than 18,000 patients to find out if there is a link between D deficiency and blood clots.
Dr Cannell recounts the interesting story of epidemiologist Robert Edgar Hope-Simpson’s hunt for the facts about Influenza.
Dr Cannell discusses the boom in recent news covering vitamin D and he explains some of vitamin D’s important mechanisms.