A new in vitro study found that human and mouse T cells initiated an immune response to fight infection upon exposure to sunlight.
Tag Archives: sun exposure
Low vitamin D levels in autistic children not due to decreased sun exposure or less dietary vitamin D
A new study suggests that low vitamin D status in autistic children is not a result from decreased sun exposure or dietary intake of vitamin D.
Is sun avoidance as dangerous as smoking?
Dr. Reinhold Vieth reviews a study that found sun avoidance is linked with a decreased lifespan and shared his expertise on the topic.
Solar radiation linked with incidence and mortality of invasive cancers
A recent study found that solar radiation is associated with a decreased incidence and mortality rate of leading cancers in the United States.
Farmers and those who take regular foreign vacations may have a lower risk of vitamin D deficiency
A new study out of Orkney, Scotland found that farmers and those who took regular foreign holidays had the highest vitamin D levels.
How much vitamin D comes from food, and how much vitamin D comes from sunlight?
Dr. Cannell revisits a study led by Dr. Heaney which aimed to determine how much vitamin D is derived from food and sunlight.
Research finds sun avoidance increases risk for mortality
A study found that the life expectancy for women who avoided the sun decreased by 0.6 to 2.1 years compared to women with the highest sun exposure.
Closer look: Low sunlight associated with higher risk of leukemia
Amber Tovey discusses a recent study that gained media attention, suggesting that increased sun exposure may decrease one’s risk of leukemia.
New research supports that noon is the best time to get vitamin D from the sun
A new study supports our recommendation of obtaining sun exposure in the middle of the day, rather than in the afternoon or morning.
New study finds vitamin D supplementation suppresses inflammation in patients with type 1 diabetes
A new RCT found that vitamin D affected the capacity of T regulatory cells to suppress Inflammation in young patients with type 1 diabetes.