VITAMIN D NEWS ROOM New trial: Vitamin D helps alleviate pain in those with fibromyalgia
January 20, 2014 Researchers out of Austria have found that vitamin D supplementation may lessen pain in patients with fibromyalgia. Continue reading → Do vitamin D deficient athletes have smaller hearts?
January 15, 2014 Researchers in a new study have found that severely vitamin D deficient athletes may have smaller hearts compared to athletes sufficient in vitamin D. Continue reading →
2013 was an exciting year for vitamin D. Below, we've highlighted some of the top blogs from this past year. These include the most read blogs, the blogs with the most discussion, and some of our favorites.
So, take a moment and look at some of the topics we covered in 2013. Top 5 most read blogs Dr. Cannell on vitamin K2
November 27, 2013 -- John Cannell, MD If only vitamin K1 comes from dietary sources, how does the body get necessary vitamin K2? Continue reading → (open access) How do we know how much vitamin D you make?
May 27, 2013 -- Brant Cebulla It’s often cited that the human body can make 10,000 to 25,000 IU of vitamin D, maybe more, in a single session of full body sun exposure. How do we know that? Continue reading → (open access) Is there a link between vitamin D and female hair loss?
April 29, 2013 -- John Cannell, MD Telogen effluvium and female pattern hair loss is hair loss that occurs in up to 30% of young women. Is vitamin D involved? Continue reading → (membership required) RCT: High-dose vitamin D3 safe during pregnancy
April 22, 2013 -- Kate Saley A new randomized controlled trial shows once again, high-dose vitamin D during pregnancy is safe and effective at raising vitamin D blood levels for mother and newborn child. Continue reading → (membership required) Sun exposure: Is just a little bit enough?
January 16, 2013 -- John Cannell, MD Some experts opine that brief sun exposure will supply all the vitamin D that one needs. However, there has never been a study of how much vitamin D such exposure generates. Continue reading → (open access) Top 5 most discussed blogs A look at the recent Lancet review study
December 6, 2013 -- Brant Cebulla A new study has come out in the journal the Lancet, and we have received many emails requesting that we address it. In this blog, we explain the design of the study and its argument. Continue reading → (open access) Sunlight and vitamin D, do they trigger rosacea?
July 23, 2013 -- John Cannell, MD We know sunlight and sunburn makes rosacea worse, so does supplemental vitamin D do the same? Continue reading → (open access) New study shows link between sun exposure and breast density
July 12, 2013 -- Brant Cebulla New research out of Hong Kong suggests that sunlight across the lifespan may decrease the risk of breast cancer. Continue reading → (membership required) Food allergy, a tale of two studies
April 1, 2013 -- John Cannell, MD The literature on vitamin D and food allergy is conflicting with some studies implying vitamin D protects against food allergy and some studies implying it causes it. Continue reading → (membership required) Inflammation, statins, and cardiovascular disease: Is D the missing link?
February 19, 2013 -- John Cannell, MD Researchers aimed to study two statin drugs which both help lower cholesterol. One statin is more effective in decreasing inflammation. Continue reading → (open access) Staff picks: Some of the staff's favorite articles A visual look at new worldwide multiple sclerosis prevalence data
October 23, 2013 -- Jeff Nicklas The Multiple Sclerosis International Federation has recently released new data on worldwide multiple sclerosis prevalence, services and more. Continue reading → (open access) An overview on current evidence on vitamin D and brain disorders
September 24, 2013 -- Rebecca Oshiro Researchers argue there is convincing evidence vitamin D deficiency negatively impacts brain development in the fetus and exacerbates the progression of brain disorders in adults. Continue reading → (open access) Vitamin D levels in children around the world
June 13, 2013 -- Tom Weishaar In the last year there have been a number of studies looking at vitamin D levels in children in various locations around the world. Tom Weishaar compares and contrasts the results. Continue reading → (open access) Case series: Vitamin D combination therapy for traumatic brain injury
May 22, 2013 -- Kate Saley Recently, researchers treated traumatic brain injury patients with combination vitamin D3, progesterone, omega-3 fatty acids, and glutamine. Continue reading → (membership required) Why do we call vitamin D, vitamin D?
February 13, 2013 -- Brant Cebulla What is vitamin D? While the question would seem to call for a simple answer, the query hasn’t always prompted as straight forward a response as one might expect. Continue reading → (membership required) Like Tweet Forward to Friend Copyright © 2014 The Vitamin D Council, All rights reserved.
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