What does the application of “Evidence Based Medicine” show us regarding the relationship between sunbed use and melanoma risk?
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Dr. Cannell discusses the emotional and physical benefits of sunbeds, UV exposure, and phototherapy.
A recent Swedish study reports that narrowband UVB therapy may be a more effective treatment for vitamin D deficiency than supplementation.
Researchers in the Netherlands administered a two month course of sunbed exposure, only to find the effect on infection during that two months was minimal. Dr Cannell explains the details of the study.
A research group in Turkey discovered that vitamin D levels are lower in people with sleep apnea than they are in controls.
Iranian researchers recently conducted a randomized controlled trial to see if vitamin D in combination with Prozac worked better than Prozac alone in improving symptoms of depression.
A reader writes to Dr Cannell about a recent review looking at the differences between sunlight and vitamin D supplementation in the prevention internal cancers.
Researchers at the University of California at San Francisco reviewed all the evidence examining vitamin D status and severity of atopic dermatitis, also known as eczema.
In a meta-analysis, researchers found an association between vitamin D intake and the onset of rheumatoid arthritis. The results are encouraging.
A recent trial examining the effects of vitamin D on muscle strength in young women showed no effect. These results stand in contrast to the group’s first trial.