One last word. Know some one with the mentioned conditions in the news letter? Pass it on. Have a Doctor that will not read the latest.....pass on him or her.
Vitamin D Council Members Blog Nature knows best: A response to the Dror study
May 17, 2013 -- John Cannell, MD
A recent study by Dror et al raised some questions about higher levels of vitamin D. Dr Cannell takes a look at the study and its merits. Continue reading → (no membership required) New randomized controlled trial: Vitamin D helps in depression
May 16, 2013 -- Brant Cebulla
A new randomized controlled trial out of Iran and published in the Journal of Clinical Psychopharmacology reports that vitamin D may help depression. Continue reading → (membership required) A closer look at the skin cancer-Alzheimer's link
May 20, 2013 -- John Cannell, MD
Researchers discover that non-melanoma skin cancer is highly correlated with a reduction in risk of Alzheimer’s. What does Dr Cannell think? Continue reading → (membership required) Vitamin D status increased with probiotic, says new randomized controlled trial
May 15, 2013 -- John Cannell, MD
A group of scientists at McGill University in Canada have discovered that one can raise vitamin D levels by 25% by giving patients a probiotic. Continue reading → (membership required) Immigrants from Africa: Are they aware of vitamin D deficiency
May 18, 2013 -- Brant Cebulla
One health issue immigrants from Africa face is a stark decrease in the amount of vitamin D they get. How aware are they? Continue reading → (no membership required) Dear Dr Cannell: Severe infection in rheumatoid arthritis
May 14, 2013 -- John Cannell, MD
A Council blog member writes to Dr Cannell regarding his friend’s wife. She has a severe infection, rheumatoid arthritis, Crohn’s disease, and low vitamin D. Continue reading → (no membership required)
Vitamin D News Room Does skin cancer decrease the risk of Alzheimer's?
May 15, 2013 -- Vitamin D News
Older people with nonmelanoma skin cancers may be less likely to develop Alzheimer’s, according to new research published in Neurology. Continue reading →
Risk of MS higher in African Americans than previously thought
May 16, 2013 -- Vitamin D News
Recent research suggests that African Americans may be at higher risk of developing multiple sclerosis than previously thought. Continue reading →
Low vitamin D linked to respiratory disorders
May 14, 2013 -- Vitamin D News
Low vitamin D levels are associated with respiratory disorders, according to new research published in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. Continue reading → Vitamin D study on cardiometabolic risks set to get underway
May 18, 2013 -- Vitamin D News
Researchers will be investigating the effect of vitamin D supplements on cardiometabolic risks and quality of life of premenopausal women in Malaysia. Continue reading →
Vitamin D and breast cancer prevention
May 21, 2013 -- Vitamin D Event
This week's free Grassroots Health webinar is live from the 2013 conference on diet and optimum health held at the Linus Pauling Institute. The webinar will feature vitamin D researcher David Feldman, MD, discussing the topic: "Vitamin D and breast cancer prevention: anti-cancer activity of vitamin D in mice."
Register here for today's webinar, which starts at 10am PST! Have a vitamin D question? You can submit your questions for Dr Feldman when you register.