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Small trial finds vitamin D supplementation managed symptoms of ichthyosis in children

New findings suggest that vitamin D supplementation may be an effective form of therapy in the management of ichthyosis.

Research suggests that the agricultural revolution is responsible for the evolution of skin pigmentation

The analysis of DNA changes from Ancient Europe led to a new hypothesis regarding the evolution of skin pigmentation.

Vitamin D supplementation may improve rare skin condition

Researchers recently found supplementation with vitamin D decreases the severity of Verneuil’s disease.

New study highlights importance of vitamin D supplementation in patients sensitive to the sun

A prospective longitudinal study compared the differences in seasonal vitamin D levels between patients with skin conditions who are sensitive to the sun and healthy people.


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European study provides further evidence for UV theory of skin pigmentation

A recent study examined the effects of genetic variants related to skin pigmentation on vitamin D levels among children and its influence on sun exposure behavior.


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High prevalence of vitamin D deficiency found among patients with a rare skin disorder

A recent study published found a high prevalence of vitamin D deficiency in ichthyosis and revealed that aspects of the disorder may contribute to deficiency.

Vitamin D deficiency prevalent in autoimmune skin disorder

Researchers report a link between vitamin D deficiency and vitiligo, a skin disease characterized by loss of pigmentation from areas of the skin.


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Sun exposure: Benefits beyond D production

Brant Cebulla discusses what we know about the benefits of sun exposure outside of vitamin D production.


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The evolution of skin color

Brant Cebulla reviews differing theories regarding skin pigmentation. One in particular is gaining momentum with the increase of vitamin D research.

Washing away vitamin D

Can we wash away vital vitamin D that is produced on the surface of our skin?


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