Researchers at the International Heart Institute of Montana (IHI), in combination with Saint Patrick Hospital, are trying to determine if supplemental vitamin D in heart failure patients will improve heart function and quality of life, as well as markers of health outcomes.
While they have found some initial success , they have ran out of funding to complete their study. They need your help! They need to raise $4,350 by March 1st.
Can you donate? Click here to help fund their study: http://bit.ly/1jCAfRM
Also, you can read more about their study on our blog: http://bit.ly/1iEAgnY
Updated summary Vitamin D and colorectal cancer We have recently reviewed all the research on colorectal cancer and vitamin D to date and written a new summary. Find out if and how vitamin D plays a role in the prevention and treament of colorectal cancer. Read more→ Visual blog: Does latitude relate to colorectal cancer mortality?
January 27, 2014 -- Jeff Nicklas In our third blog on world incidence of various diseases, we explore the potential relationship between latitude and colorectal cancer prognosis. Continue reading → (open access) Dr. Cannell joins the Dr. Don Show
January 26, 2014 -- Vitamin D Council Vitamin D Council’s Executive Director Dr. John Cannell was a guest on the Dr. Don Show this past Monday, January 20th, 2014. Have a listen to his full segment here. New study on vitamin D levels and hospital mortality
January 24, 2014 -- John Cannell, MD Dr. Cannell discusses the results from a recent study that looked at the mortality rates of hospitalized patients at different vitamin D levels. Continue reading → (membership required) Member spotlight: Mary Pittaway on public health, bone health, and the Special Olympics
January 23, 2014 -- Vitamin D Council This month we’re featuring member Mary Pittaway. Mary has been actively involved in health screenings for her community to promote bone health. Continue reading → (open access) Vitamin D supplementation increases adiponectin levels in obese children
January 22, 2014 -- Jeff Nicklas A new study out of Italy has found that vitamin D supplementation increases adiponectin levels in pediatric obesity. Continue reading → (membership required) Vitamin D may slow disease onset and progression in early stage multiple sclerosis
January 21, 2014 -- Brant Cebulla New research published in JAMA Neurology suggests higher vitamin D levels in early stage multiple sclerosis may slow disease onset and progression. Continue reading → (membership required) New research suggests vitamin D2 could lead to higher muscle damage after weight lifting
January 27, 2014 Results from a new study show that vitamin D2 may not be beneficial to muscle health in athletes. Continue reading → New Canadian study aims to find right vitamin D dose for strong bones
January 23, 2014 Researchers are currently seeking participants for a new trial in hopes to determine how much vitamin D is enough to build and maintain healthy bones. Continue reading → EFSA approves vitamin D-enriched yeast in bread products
January 22, 2014 Recently, The European Food Safety Authority issued a positive opinion on the safety of UV-treated baking yeast. Continue reading → New study in Scotland aims to determine the effects of vitamin D vs UVB on the immune system
January 21, 2014 Researchers out of Scotland are launching a new study aimed at improving immune function and health for those living in Scotland. Continue reading →
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