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Possible link between vitamin D deficiency and diabetic retinopathy: Meta-analysis - NutraIngredients.com

Tue, 2017-05-23 18:40

Possible link between vitamin D deficiency and diabetic retinopathy: Meta-analysis
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However, it concluded that “the definitive causative role of vitamin D deficiency and the development of diabetic retinopathy should be explored further”, and that vitamin D supplements “as a protective mechanism against the development and progression ...

Low vitamin D levels if you're lactose intolerant - Medical Xpress

Tue, 2017-05-23 06:56

Low vitamin D levels if you're lactose intolerant
Medical Xpress
"The findings in this study are not surprising because dairy products (primarily milk) that contain lactose are fortified with vitamin D and one of the primary sources of vitamin D for many people," says Mayo Clinic Healthy Living Program Medical ...

How My Body Tricked Me Into Thinking I Was Going Through Menopause - SheKnows.com

Mon, 2017-05-22 17:24

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How My Body Tricked Me Into Thinking I Was Going Through Menopause
SheKnows.com
After a few lab tests, I learned I had a vitamin B-12 deficiency that was likely causing most of my problems. My vitamin D was in the normal range, but barely. And that's when my doctor told me the problem: vitamin deficiencies often mimic early ...

Here's How You Avoid Skin Cancer and Still Get Enough Vitamin D - Organic Authority

Mon, 2017-05-22 01:13

Organic Authority

Here's How You Avoid Skin Cancer and Still Get Enough Vitamin D
Organic Authority
But on the other end of the spectrum, not getting outdoors often enough or wearing sunscreen every time that you are outside can cause a vitamin D deficiency. Vitamin D helps the body absorb the calcium it needs to build strong bones. A deficiency has ...

Layering in ancient teeth reveals history of vitamin D deficiency - Cosmos

Thu, 2017-05-18 21:06

Cosmos

Layering in ancient teeth reveals history of vitamin D deficiency
Cosmos
In a counterintuitive finding, scientists have discovered that levels of vitamin D deficiency in prehistoric Middle Eastern farming communities were four times lower than those of modern-day Greeks. The discovery was made possible because the ...

Humpback pigs teach vitamin D deficiency lessons - National Hog Farmer

Thu, 2017-05-18 13:20

National Hog Farmer

Humpback pigs teach vitamin D deficiency lessons
National Hog Farmer
With the development of a vitamin D deficiency-induced kyphosis pig model at the University of Wisconsin Swine Research and Teaching Center, Amundson and her colleagues are gaining new insights into the relationship between vitamin D, calcium and ...

Vitamin D Deficiency is Rising, Say Scientists Studying Teeth | Inverse - Inverse

Thu, 2017-05-18 10:08

Inverse

Vitamin D Deficiency is Rising, Say Scientists Studying Teeth | Inverse
Inverse
A new study of ancient teeth finds an upward trend in vitamin D deficiency over thousands of years.

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Applying Sunscreen in Huge Amount Could Cause Vitamin D Deficiency - The Important Events 24

Thu, 2017-05-18 00:34

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Applying Sunscreen in Huge Amount Could Cause Vitamin D Deficiency
The Important Events 24
Sunscreen helps in protecting your skin from harmful radiations of the sun. But are you aware of the fact that it could cause vitamin D deficiency, the new study says. It could also lead to muscle weakness, bone fractures. According to research ...

Sunscreen use and chronic disease may lead to vitamin D deficiency - The Aquinas

Wed, 2017-05-17 14:00

Sunscreen use and chronic disease may lead to vitamin D deficiency
The Aquinas
As finals loom and with summer right around the corner, we should all be conscious about going outside and taking in some sun. Not just to enjoy the warm weather, but to stay healthy. In fact, not taking in the sun will actually cause deficiency levels ...

Are Vitamin Supplements Killing Our Gut Bacteria? - Gizmodo

Wed, 2017-05-17 12:02

Gizmodo

Are Vitamin Supplements Killing Our Gut Bacteria?
Gizmodo
The World Health Organization recommends high doses of vitamin A for children in places where vitamin A deficiency is common. But in a new study in mice, a vitamin A deficiency allowed one potentially beneficial species of gut bacteria to flourish.

Vitamin D deficiency linked to higher risk of asthma in children: Korea study - NutraIngredients.com

Wed, 2017-05-17 10:45

Vitamin D deficiency linked to higher risk of asthma in children: Korea study
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Researchers measured and compared serum vitamin D levels between the two groups of children, observing that the asthmatic group had less serum vitamin D than the non-asthmatic group. Of the former, 86% had a serum vitamin D deficiency, compared to ...

Are you lactose intolerant? You may also have vitamin D deficiency ... - Hindustan Times

Wed, 2017-05-17 05:19

Hindustan Times

Are you lactose intolerant? You may also have vitamin D deficiency ...
Hindustan Times
Researchers found that people who carry a gene associated with lactose intolerance, tend to be slightly shorter than those who don't.

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'Target' supplements at people with vitamin D deficiency | News ... - Nursing Times

Tue, 2017-05-16 10:31

Nursing Times

'Target' supplements at people with vitamin D deficiency | News ...
Nursing Times
Providing vitamin D to older people does not help strengthen bones in general but may help those with a serious vitamin D deficiency, suggest a new study.
The doctors answer important questions about vitamin complexes ...www.MICEtimes.asia (press release)

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Vitamin A deficiency: Symptoms, treatment and prevention of vitamin A deficiency - India.com

Tue, 2017-05-16 03:57

India.com

Vitamin A deficiency: Symptoms, treatment and prevention of vitamin A deficiency
India.com
Vitamins are organic compounds, required by our body in small amounts. These vital nutrients are not produced by the body in sufficient amount and must be obtained from food. Vitamin A, which includes retinol, retinoic acid and retinal, is a group of ...

Vitamin D Deficiency May Cause Early Menopause - - Vital Updates - Vital Updates

Mon, 2017-05-15 13:35

Vital Updates

Vitamin D Deficiency May Cause Early Menopause - - Vital Updates
Vital Updates
Consuming more vitamin D in the diet may help women avoid the onset of early menopause, suggests a comprehensive new study.

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Top 5 common vitamin and mineral deficiencies in SA | Health24 - Health24

Mon, 2017-05-15 03:34

Health24

Top 5 common vitamin and mineral deficiencies in SA | Health24
Health24
Can you confidently say that you have a nutritionally balanced diet? Here are five common nutritional deficiencies you could be experiencing.
Vitamin Deficiency Treatment Market Set to Surge Significantly by ...satPRnews (press release)

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Sunscreen may cause vitamin D deficiency, says study - WXYZ.com - WXYZ

Fri, 2017-05-12 14:55

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Sunscreen may cause vitamin D deficiency, says study - WXYZ.com
WXYZ
(WXYZ) - With skin cancer being the most common form of cancer for Americans, it makes sense to wear sunscreen all the time to protect yourself against the ...

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The Great Sunscreen Debate: Vitamin D vs. Skin Cancer - Healthline

Fri, 2017-05-12 13:54

Healthline

The Great Sunscreen Debate: Vitamin D vs. Skin Cancer
Healthline
“Sunscreen plays a large role in the vitamin D deficiency pandemic,” Tovey said. “Due to the danger of skin cancer many people are afraid of the sun, and they use sunscreen any moment they go outside, neglecting their bodies of the readily available ...

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Chronic Tension-Type Headache Associated With Vitamin D Deficiency - Neurology Advisor

Thu, 2017-05-11 14:25

Chronic Tension-Type Headache Associated With Vitamin D Deficiency
Neurology Advisor
The researchers found that serum 25(OH) D levels were significantly lower in patients with CTTH compared with control patients (14.7 vs 27.4 ng/mL). Vitamin D deficiency [serum 25 (OH) D <20 ng/mL] was also greater in patients with CTTH (71%) compared ...

Sunscreen and vitamin D deficiency - what's the truth? - Netdoctor

Thu, 2017-05-11 04:09

Netdoctor

Sunscreen and vitamin D deficiency - what's the truth?
Netdoctor
Figures suggests 75% of people in the US are deficient in vitamin D, including 95% of African Americans. These figures have climbed dramatically since the early 90s, when fewer than half the country needed to rely on vitamin D supplements for their health.