February 18, 2014
How does vitamin D help heart health?
February is American Heart Month. This year we’ve put together an overview of just how vitamin D might affect heart health.
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New summary Vitamin D and systemic lupus erythematosus We have recently reviewed all the research on systemic lupus erythematosus and vitamin D to date and written a new summary. Find out if and how vitamin D plays a role in the prevention and treatment of systemic lupus erythematosus. Read more→ Dr. Cannell on Tylenol, oxidative stress and autism
February 17, 2014 -- John Cannell, MD A recent study has found that Tylenol use during pregnancy may have adverse effects on childhood neurodevelopment. Continue reading → (open access) In children, vitamin D deficiency associated with high amounts of thyroid antibodies
February 15, 2014 -- Will Hunter A recent study has found that vitamin D deficiency in children is associated with higher amount of thyroid antibodies and changes in thyroid hormones. Continue reading → (membership required) RCT: Vitamin D safe, helps with bone health in primary hyperparathyroidism
February 13, 2014 -- Kate Saley The first randomized controlled trial was conducted examining the safety and efficacy of vitamin D supplementation in primary hyperparathyroidism. Continue reading → (membership required) Animal study: Potential mechanism discovered of how vitamin D may help in weight loss
February 12, 2014 -- Jeff Nicklas Using an animal model, researchers recently found vitamin D may help in destroying excess fat cells. Continue reading → (membership required) Recent survey shows that among heavy supplement users, supplement use is down
February 15, 2014 Among frequent supplement users, the use of fish oil, calcium and vitamin C have declined while use of probiotics has increased in the past year. Continue reading → New study finds vitamin D deficiency linked to diarrhea, vomiting, earache and fever
February 12, 2014 New research has found that low vitamin D levels in children are associated with an increased risk of gastrointestinal and ear infections. Continue reading →
There's only two weeks left to help these researchers!
This research project, aimed at finding if vitamin D may improve the health of those with heart failure, is halfway funded! If you haven't yet, head over to the campaign page and help these researchers fund their project. Click here and donate to their cause today!
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