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News tag: Vitamin D


Increased levels of vitamin D reduce pain in obese patients

1 Apr, 2015 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
High levels of vitamin D may benefit obese individuals by decreasing pain in individuals with osteoarthritis, new research suggests. An adequate level of vitamin D help obese people suffering from osteoarthritis walk, balance, and standing compared to obese people with insufficient vitamin D levels. Lead author Toni Glover, assistant professor…


Skipping lunch becomes a worrisome practice in children

31 Mar, 2015 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
In United States, children and adolescents exhibit the common practice of skipping lunch, with 13 percent of younger children and 17 percent of 9-13 year old having this habit. According to new analysis of data from the 2009-2012 National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) that evaluated eating patterns of…


Insufficient vitamin D in childhood linked to health problems later in life

11 Feb, 2015 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
Children with insufficient vitamin D have an increased risk of heart disease later in life, new study suggests. Researchers linked low levels of vitamin D in childhood with increased risk of subclinical atherosclerosis 25 years later in adulthood, scientists from Finland claim. Atherosclerosis has been linked with cardiovascular risk factors,…

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Vitamin D linked to increased colon cancer survival

13 Jan, 2015 | by Gabriel Rosoga | 0 comments
Patients with advanced colon cancer that have a higher level of vitamin D appear to improve response to chemotherapy and targeted anti-cancer drugs, researchers say. "We found that patients who had vitamin D levels at the highest category had improved survival and improved progression-free survival, compared with patients in the…


Home remedies for preventing kidney stones

4 Jan, 2015 | by Gabriel Rosoga | 0 comments
Medical treatment of kidney stones is a long-term process, following fine-tuning of several alternative medications. In trying to treat kidney stone, the medication has several side effects, most of which affect the liver. Considering the health complications resulting from an unhealthy liver, any method that saves the liver from breaking…


Depression during winter stems from lack of Vitamin D

3 Dec, 2014 | by Gabriel Rosoga | 1 comment
Lacking vitamin D not only has a negative effect on physical health, but it may also impact your mood, with depression symptoms occurring in some situations, new study finds. Alan Steward at the University of Georgia College of Education said that vitamin D is not one of the many simple…

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Some dietary fat benefits vitamin absorption

3 Dec, 2014 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
In general terms, dietary fat helps our body to absorb vitamins, but which vitamins and what type of fat is involved makes a significant difference. With regard to vitamins, these have to be fat-soluble (A, D, E, ) and water-soluble (C and B). Eating fresh vegetables with a little fat,…


Low levels of vitamin D may cause early death

19 Nov, 2014 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
People whose genetic background make them have low levels of vitamin D will have a higher risk of early death, a new study found. Borge Nordestgaard of Herlev Hospital, Copenhagen University Hospital in Herlev, Denmark, and colleagues led the study who involved more than 95,000 people of Danish descent in…


Asthma lets up with vitamin D consumption

29 Oct, 2014 | by Daniel Tomas | 0 comments
In some situations, a simple walk in the sun may help manage acute asthmatic attacks, a new research suggests. Vitamin D’s influence on asthma has been regarded with skepticism, but Dr. Ronit Confino-Cohen of Tel Aviv University considers Vitamin D able to regulate body’s immune responses, reducing asthma’s influence over…


Risks of obesity and diabetes lower with sunlight exposure

24 Oct, 2014 | by Daniel Tomas | 0 comments
Obesity and diabetes might be prevented by moderate sun exposure, a new Australian study reports. In an attempt to highlight the effective methods of keeping Australian children at normal weight levels, the study drew attention on the the alarming rates of obesity and diabetes among youths. The research was conducted…