World Tuberculosis Day
Yesterday, March 24th, was World Tuberculosis Day. World Tuberculosis Day is a day to raise awareness about the infection and solutions to support worldwide control efforts of tuberculosis.
For World Tuberculosis Day this year, we put together an infographic on vitamin D and tuberculosis. To check out the infographic and read up on World Tuberculosis Day click here.
New summary Vitamin D and influenza We have recently reviewed all the research on influenza and vitamin D to date and updated our health summary. Find out if and how vitamin D plays a role in the prevention and treatment of influenza. Read more→ New study: Vitamin D may help reduce arterial stiffness following high-fat intake
March 22, 2014 -- Jeff Nicklas New research suggests higher vitamin D levels might help reduce inflammation and arterial stiffness following high-fat intake. Continue reading → (membership required) Vitamin D levels: Associated with dry eyes?
March 21, 2014 -- Brant Cebulla New research published in the journal Cornea has raised the possibility that vitamin D plays a role in dry eye syndrome. Continue reading → (membership required) Member spotlight: Sue Lipinski on work, autism and vitamin D
March 20, 2014 -- Vitamin D Council This month we’re featuring Sue Lipinski. Sue is a registered dietitian who has a strong interest in the link between vitamin D and autism. Continue reading → (open access) New study finds vitamin D levels related to mean platelet volume
March 18, 2014 -- Jeff Nicklas Researchers out of Turkey have found that low vitamin D levels are associated with higher mean platelet volume, especially among women. Continue reading → (membership required) Trial underway to determine vitamin D’s role in dental health in children
March 20, 2014 Researchers out of New Zealand are currently conducting a study to determine the effects of vitamin D supplementation on reducing tooth decay in young children. Continue reading → New study finds vitamin D deficiency related to congestive heart failure in dogs
March 19, 2014 A recent study in the Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine has found that low vitamin D levels may be a risk factor for congestive heart failure in dogs. Continue reading → Rate of rickets in the United Kingdom highest in 50 years
March 18, 2014 New research published in The Lancet has found that the rate of hospital admissions due to rickets is the highest it has been since the 1960’s. Continue reading →
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