Lack of Vitamin D can lead to depression

 A new study has found that lack of Vitamin D is not only harmful for physical health, but it may also impact mental health, leading to depression.

Vitamin D reduces lung disease flare-ups

Vitamin D supplements can reduce lung disease flare-ups by over 40 percent in patients with a vitamin D deficiency, show a clinical trial.

6 absolute reasons why you should soak up the sun

Ritu Singh

“O, Sunlight! The most precious gold to be found on Earth.”

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Low Vitamin D levels may lead to early death

Vitamin D deficiency is not just bad for your bone health, it can also result in various other diseases leading to an early death, research shows.

Over 80 percent people in India Vitamin D deficient: Experts

Over 80 percent of India's population is vitamin D deficient and is at risk from health complications like diabetes and heart disorders, experts said here Friday.

Asthma attacks can be controlled by Vitamin D

An Israeli research has found that asthma flare ups can be helpped by boosting the level of Vitamin D in deficients asthmatics.

Scientists find missing link between Vitamin D, prostate cancer

A new research has revealed about the missing link between Vitamin D and prostate cancer, suggesting that Vitamin D suppresses inflammation, which is a bad actor potentially driving prostate cancer.

Vitamin D does not prevent development of type 2 diabetes

A new study has revealed that there is no substantial proof that vitamin D helps in preventing the development of type 2 diabetes in people.

Modified vitamin D may treat pancreatic cancer

A synthetic derivative of vitamin D can collapse the barrier of cells shielding pancreatic tumours, making the seemingly impenetrable cancer susceptible to therapeutic drugs, scientists say.

Vitamin D deficiency in women affects conceiving through IVF

A new study has suggested that women with lack of Vitamin D were nearly half as likely to conceive through in vitro fertilization (IVF) as compared to women who had sufficient levels of the vitamin.

Vitamin D deficiency increases schizophrenia risk

Individuals with Vitamin D deficiency are twice as likely to be diagnosed with schizophrenia as compared to those who have sufficient levels of the vitamin, says a study.

Eating blueberries, oranges can protect your skin from harmful sunrays

A new research has found that eating particular fruits and vegetables daily, such as blueberries, kale and spinach can help one`s skin build up a natural barrier to the sun`s harmful rays.

Shying away from Sun? Relax, here`s why

The ideal dose of vitamin D required by a human body ranges between 1,000 and 2,000 IU (International Units) per day.

3 reasons why sun is good for you

A little sunshine can boost your mood and help prevent serious illnesses.

Vitamin D has limited benefits in asthma treatment

A study has revealed that adding vitamin D to asthma treatment to improve breathing only appears to benefit patients who achieve sufficient levels of the supplement in the blood.

Sunlight can help control symptoms of severe asthma

Exposure to sunlight provides Vitamin D which can help control symptoms of severe asthma as people affected with asthma are low on immunity, say experts.

Asthma may lead to bone loss: Study

People suffering from asthma may be more prone to bone loss as researchers have now discovered links between asthma and a decrease in bone mineral density.

Vitamin D deficiency linked to aggressive prostate cancer

Despite this great disagreement among experts and scientists, Vitamin D deficiency has now been linked to aggressive prostate cancer, according to a new study.

Low vitamin D associated with fatty liver disease in kids

Scientists have identified a genetic variant associated with non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) in British children while investigating link between low vitamin D status and the disease.

Calcium supplementation does not increase coronary heart disease in elderly women

A study has found that calcium supplementation, with or without vitamin D, does not increase coronary heart disease or cause mortality risk in elderly women.