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High Vitamin D Levels During Pregnancy Lead To Stronger Babies

By | Fri, 01/03/2014 - 14:47

Pregnant mothers with high vitamin D levels during pregnancy have stronger babies.

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Could Low Vitamin D Levels Damage The Brain?

By | Tue, 12/10/2013 - 20:11

Adequate levels of vitamin D may be essential to suppress free radical damage in the brain and other organs.


Vitamin D Blocks MS Symptoms In Mouse Model

By | Mon, 12/09/2013 - 17:07

The "sunshine" vitamin D may help protect vital organs from nerve damage associated with multiple sclerosis.

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Vitamin D May Treat Type 2 Diabetes In Women

By | Tue, 12/03/2013 - 14:01

Women with type 2 diabetes who take vitamin D supplements may improve their pain and their mood.

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Can Vitamin D Prevent Type 2 Diabetes?

By | Mon, 10/21/2013 - 12:28

The NIH is funding a series of large-scale clinical trials to decide if vitamin D can prevent the development of type 2 diabetes.

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Vitamin D Does Not Lower Blood Pressure, Study Concludes

By | Wed, 08/14/2013 - 23:08

Vitamin D was found to have little effect on hypertension in a year-long survey involving 159 patients.

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Sun Exposure: Vitamin D And Other Health Benefits Of Sunlight

By | Tue, 06/04/2013 - 13:50

This summer, increase your vitamin D intake and soak up the benefits of safe sunlight exposure.

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Vitamin D Prevents DNA Damage That Leads to Skin Cancer: A New Addition to Sunscreen?

By | Mon, 06/03/2013 - 17:27

Researchers in Australia explored how vitamin D may alleviate the damage caused by UV radiation on our skin cells.

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All About Ultraviolet Rays, Plus Other Matters Of Sun Safety

By | Mon, 06/03/2013 - 13:57

Sun damage to the body is caused by invisible ultraviolet (UV) radiation. To help your family stay safe under the sun, practice these simple tips.

Vitamin D Pills Not Helpful Against Knee Pain

By | Wed, 01/09/2013 - 10:35

Vitamin D pills don't reduce arthritis pain or cartilage loss in people diagnosed with osteoarthritis.

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Children of Obese Mothers Can Have Low Vitamin D Levels

By | Tue, 01/08/2013 - 10:59

Babies born to obese mothers have high risk of suffering from low levels of vitamin D.

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Vitamin D Deficiency in Pregnancy Raises the Odds of Low Birth Weight

By | Sat, 12/22/2012 - 11:08

Pregnant women who don't get enough vitamin D have a high risk of delivering babies with lower birth weight, says a new study.


Two Cups of Cow's Milk a Day Good for Kids

By | Mon, 12/17/2012 - 15:03

Drinking two cups of milk is sufficient to maintain levels of vitamin D and iron in children.


Excessive Daytime Sleepiness Linked to Vitamin D Levels, but Relationship Varies by Race

By | Fri, 12/14/2012 - 17:13

A new study has for the first time linked vitamin D levels to daytime sleepiness.

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Vitamin D May Reduce the Risk of Alzheimer's Disease in Women

By | Mon, 12/03/2012 - 14:02

Vitamin D may reduce women's risk of developing Alzheimer's disease, according to new research.