A recent report provided details on Project Dhoop, a public health initiative aimed to improve vitamin D levels in school children.
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Dr. Cannell responds to a member’s question regarding how much vitamin D is produced from sunbathing.
Research suggests over 70% of Moroccan women have vitamin D levels below 20 ng/ml.
Severe vitamin D deficiency may affect up to 27% of southern Europeans, according to systematic review
A recent systematic review found high rates of vitamin D deficiency in infants, adolescents, adults and elderly southern European individuals.
A study found that UVB exposure is associated with a decreased risk of Parkinson’s disease among individuals under the age of 70.
Researchers discovered a significant difference between vitamin D status in children with forearm fractures and healthy controls.
A new study found vitamin D deficiency was as low as 3.6% and 3.9% in South American children and adults, respectively.
Patients hospitalized in rooms with low sunlight experienced significantly longer hospital stays than those in rooms with abundant sunlight.
An upcoming conference in Germany will focus on the latest research advancements regarding vitamin D and light therapy on human health.
A 15-paper journal issue evaluated which health benefits of sun exposure were from vitamin D production and which might be due to other mechanisms.