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Daily dose of calcium helps women live longer May 23, 12:11 pm
Washington, May 23 (ANI): Taking a calcium supplement of up to 1,000 mg per day can help women live longer, according to a research.
Soaking up sun may help 'treat' asthma May 20, 10:41 am
Washington, May 20 (ANI): Scientists have suggested that the amount of time that asthma patients spend in the sun may have an impact on their illness.
Vitamin D supplements could combat Crohn's disease May 19, 1:57 pm
Washington, May 19 (ANI): Individuals suffering from Crohn's disease are often plagued by reduced muscle strength, fatigue and poor quality of life.
More vitamin D may not confer any benefit May 2, 10:11 am
Washington, May 2 (ANI): A new research from Johns Hopkins has found that blood levels of vitamin D or so-called "sunshine vitamin" higher than the top of the range suggested by the Institute of Medicine confer no additional benefit.
400 IU daily dose of vitamin D 'sufficient for infants' May 1, 1:22 pm
Washington, May 1 (ANI): Babies should be given a daily dose of vitamin D of 400 IU (international units) to help them stay healthy, a new study suggests.
Vitamin D could be powerful weapon in fight against liver fibrosis Apr 26, 10:16 am
Washington, April 26 (ANI): A synthetic form of vitamin D, calcipotriol (a drug already approved by the FDA for the treatment of psoriasis), could be a potential new therapy for liver fibrosis, scientists at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies have suggested.
Mushrooms 'contain as much vitamin D as supplements' Apr 23, 3:05 pm
Washington, April 23 (ANI): Mushrooms are a good source of vitamin D2 and is as effective as taking vitamin D supplements.
Exposure to sunlight lowers risk of uterine fibroids Apr 16, 3:23 pm
Washington, Apr 16 (ANI): Women who have sufficient amounts of vitamin D are 32 percent less likely to develop fibroids than those who lack in the vital nutrient, a new study has found.
Month of birth impacts baby's immune system development Apr 9, 11:02 am
Washington, Apr. 9 (ANI): Newborn babies' immune system development and levels of vitamin D have been found to vary according to the month in which they were born, according to a new research co-authored by an Indian-origin researcher.
Vitamin D boosts energy levels Apr 6, 11:24 am
Washington, Apr 6 (ANI): Vitamin D is vital for making our muscles work efficiently and boosting energy levels, a new study led by an Indian-origin researcher from Newcastle University has shown.
Vitamin D insufficiency linked to adverse pregnancy outcomes Mar 27, 11:47 am
Washington, Mar. 27 (ANI): There is a link between low doses of vitamin D and adverse health outcomes like gestational diabetes and preeclampsia in mothers-to-be and low birth weight in newborns, a new study has suggested.
Vitamin D may cut diabetes risk in obese kids and teens Mar 27, 9:50 am
Washington, Mar. 27 (ANI): Researchers have found that vitamin D supplements can help obese children and adolescents control their blood-sugar levels, which may help them stay clear off the disease.
Washington, Mar 21 (ANI): Researchers from Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) have shown that improving vitamin D status by increasing its level in the blood could have a number of non-skeletal health benefits.
Vitamin D deficiency may lead to cancer in smokers Mar 17, 11:40 am
Washington, March 17 (ANI): Decreased levels of vitamin D may predispose smokers to developing tobacco-related cancer, a new study has revealed.
Too much vitamin D during pregnancy linked to food allergies in kids Feb 28, 10:23 am
Washington, February 28 (ANI): High vitamin D levels in expectant mothers appear to raise the risk of children developing a food allergy after birth, a new study has found.
Modern life affecting skin color Feb 18, 3:35 pm
Washington, February 18 (ANI): As people move more often and become more urbanized, skin color-an adaptation that took hundreds of thousands of years to develop in humans-may lose some of its evolutionary advantage, according to a Penn State anthropologist.
Egg, nuts and fish may help ward off dementia Feb 8, 2:25 pm
London, February 8 (ANI): Eating a diet packed with oily fish, eggs, nuts and wholegrains could delay or even prevent Alzheimer's disease, according to a new research.
Obesity can lead to vitamin D deficiency Feb 6, 3:07 pm
Washington, February 6 (ANI): Being obese can cause a deficiency in vitamin D circulating in the body, reports a new study.
Vitamin D and omega-3 may help fight Alzheimer's Feb 6, 11:14 am
Washington, February 6(ANI): Researchers have pinpointed how vitamin D3 and omega-3 fatty acids may enhance the immune system's ability to clear the brain of amyloid plaques, one of the hallmarks of Alzheimer's disease.
Low vitamin D levels may raise risk of Type 1 diabetes Feb 5, 1:52 pm
Washington, February 5 (ANI): Having adequate levels of vitamin D during young adulthood may nearly halve the risk of adult-onset type 1 diabetes, researchers say.
Washington, February 5 (ANI): Living in locations closest to the equator can put people at increased risk of developing allergy and asthma due to higher UV-B rays exposure, according to a new study.
Low vitamin D levels tied to high premenopausal breast cancer risk Jan 25, 11:59 am
Washington, January 25 (ANI): Low serum vitamin D levels in the months preceding diagnosis may predict a high risk of premenopausal breast cancer, researchers say.
Vitamin D could help fight deadly breast cancer Jan 23, 12:11 pm
Washington, January 23(ANI): A research team has discovered a molecular pathway that contributes to triple-negative breast cancer, an often deadly and treatment resistant form of cancer that tends to strike younger women.
Kids should drink no more than 2 glasses of milk daily Jan 15, 2:42 pm
Washington, January 15 (ANI): Milk is an important source of vitamin D and calcium in children's diets.
Kids' vitamin D deficiency to be blamed on obese mums Jan 8, 3:05 pm
Washington, January 8 (ANI): Women who are obese at the start of their pregnancy put their babies at risk of having insufficient levels of vitamin D, researchers say.
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