SunFriend UV daily activity monitor fundraising campaign underway
UVA+B SunFriend – the cool new gadget for getting good amounts of sun exposure while avoiding sunburn – has teamed up with the Vitamin D Council as part of a fundraising effort. For every SunFriend you buy for $45 (retail price will be $49) by December 3, the Vitamin D Council will get $10. Click here to visit the Indiegogo site to participate today: http://igg.me/at/SaferSunTime/x/4814896
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The Vitamin D Council publishes a new health summary: Osteoporosis
Our health conditions page has been updated with a new summary!
Osteoporosis is a condition in which you lose more bone than you produce to replace what you lost. This leads to less dense bones and an increased risk of breaks and fractures.
Read about what research to date shows on the connection between vitamin D and osteoporosis.
Read the summary here! Upcoming Events International conference on vitamin D to be held in Norway in April, 2014
The conference, titled “Vitamin D, Sun and Human Health,” will be held on April 28th and 29th 2014, at the HolmenkollenPark Hotel in Oslo.
The conference will feature presentations by prominent vitamin D researchers on the latest scientific research on topics like deficiency, supplementation, health benefits, and adequate vitamin D levels.
Click to learn more! Sign up for the Vitamin D Standardization Program Symposium
The NIH Office of Dietary Supplements is inviting the public to attend their Vitamin D Standardization Program (VDSP) Symposium: Tools to Improve Laboratory Measurement.
The symposium will be held on Thursday, November 14th in Maryland. The public is invited to attend in person or via webinar.
Read more information here! Vitamin D Council Members Blog Dr. Cannell on PubMed Commons and censorship
November 9, 2013 -- John Cannell, MD
PubMed, the search engine for the National Library of Medicine (NLM), recently announced a new program called PubMed Commons. Continue reading → (membership required) Vitamin D and restless leg syndrome: Where does the research stand?
November 8, 2013 -- John Cannell, MD
Dr. Cannell discusses some of the recent research on vitamin D’s role in restless leg syndrome. Continue reading → (open access) New RCT: Vitamin D helps with endometrial thickness in PCOS
November 6, 2013 -- Jeff Nicklas
Can vitamin D improve fertility in women with PCOS? Researchers conducted a randomized controlled trial to find out. Continue reading → (membership required) Systematic review: Vitamin D deficiency indeed associated with increased risk of breast cancer recurrence and death
November 5, 2013 -- Brant Cebulla
Systematic review shows link between vitamin D deficiency and poor prognosis in breast cancer. Continue reading → (membership required) Become a member today!
Vitamin D News Room Cohort study finds maternal vitamin D status linked to offspring bone mass density
November 6, 2013
New research has found that vitamin D deficiency in pregnant women is associated with lower peak bone mass in their children years later. Continue reading → Global vitamin D testing market suspected to grow over coming years
November 5, 2013
TechNavio, a company that provides market research reports, has just recently released a report predicting significant growth in the vitamin D testing market between 2014-2018. Continue reading →
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