Greater levels of vitamin D associated with decreasing risk of breast cancer
Jun 15, 2018
Researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine suggest higher levels of vitamin D are associated with decreasing risk of breast cancer. Their epidemiological study is published in the June 15 online ...
Girls with high level of vitamin D have stronger muscles
Jun 15, 2018
Girls are stronger with higher levels of vitamin D, but this association is not found in boys. These are the results from a new large study from the Odense Child Cohort, recently published in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology ...
Large international study links blood vitamin D levels to colorectal cancer risk
Jun 14, 2018
A new study authored by scientists from the American Cancer Society, the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, the U.S. National Cancer Institute, and more than 20 other medical centers and organizations finds that higher ...
Scientists discover how vitamin A drives the human lung immune system to control TB
Jun 13, 2018
Scientists at Trinity College Dublin and St James's Hospital, Dublin, have discovered how vitamin A drives the lung immune system to deal with tuberculosis (TB). The findings have just been published in a top respiratory ...
Vitamin C trialled as life-saving treatment intensive care patients with sepsis
Jun 12, 2018
University of Otago, Christchurch researchers are teaming up with intensive care specialists to study whether intravenous infusions of vitamin C could be a life-saving treatment for patients with sepsis.
High vitamin D levels linked to lower cholesterol in children
Jun 07, 2018
There is a link between higher serum vitamin D levels and lower plasma cholesterol levels in primary school children, new research from the University of Eastern Finland shows. Children whose serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D levels ...
Insufficient vitamin D linked to miscarriage among women with prior pregnancy loss
May 30, 2018
Among women planning to conceive after a pregnancy loss, those who had sufficient levels of vitamin D were more likely to become pregnant and have a live birth, compared to women with insufficient levels of the vitamin, according ...
No need for high-dose vitamin D in infants: study
May 29, 2018
Tripling the dose of vitamin D supplementation for babies does not make their bones any stronger by age two, according to a study in Finland published Tuesday.
Most popular vitamin and mineral supplements provide no health benefit, study finds
May 28, 2018
The most commonly consumed vitamin and mineral supplements provide no consistent health benefit or harm, suggests a new study led by researchers at St. Michael's Hospital and the University of Toronto.
Study finds vitamin D supplement decreases wheezing for black preterm infants
May 22, 2018
African American infants born prematurely are at higher risk for recurrent wheezing. This condition can cause the baby discomfort and is a risk factor for developing asthma later in life. There are no widely-accepted therapies ...