Vitamin D

Parents take note! High dosage of Vitamin D will not protect your child from common cold

Parents take note! High dosage of Vitamin D will not protect your child from common cold

Daily high-dose administration of Vitamin D did not reduce overall wintertime upper respiratory tract infections in children.

Jul 19, 2017, 23:52 PM IST
High doses of vitamin D can cure symptoms of sunburn, says study!

High doses of vitamin D can cure symptoms of sunburn, says study!

As per a study, high doses of vitamin D taken one hour after sunburn may significantly reduce skin redness, swelling and inflammation.

Jul 08, 2017, 16:52 PM IST
Have a 9-5 job?  You could be at risk of Vitamin D deficiency

Have a 9-5 job? You could be at risk of Vitamin D deficiency

Shift workers, healthcare workers and indoor workers in particular are at high risk of vitamin D deficiency, researchers at the University of Alberta, Canada suggest.

Jun 22, 2017, 11:20 AM IST
Mothers-to-be, take note! Taking vitamin D supplements may shield your baby from asthma

Mothers-to-be, take note! Taking vitamin D supplements may shield your baby from asthma

Given the evidence for strong immune responses in early life being associated with decreased development of asthma, the team believe the effect will likely lead to improved respiratory health in childhood.

May 27, 2017, 17:22 PM IST
Suffering from arthritis and back pain? Good sleep and normal vitamin D levels might help!

Suffering from arthritis and back pain? Good sleep and normal vitamin D levels might help!

A new study has found that adequate levels of vitamin D supplements combined with good sleep can help you you get rid of chronic arthritis and back pain.

May 24, 2017, 23:42 PM IST
Fathers take note! Your vitamin D intake may impact child's height, weight

Fathers take note! Your vitamin D intake may impact child's height, weight

A new study has revealed that a father's pre-conception vitamin D intake may impact his child's height and weight at five years old.

May 19, 2017, 18:21 PM IST
Dietary vitamin D could reduce risk of early menopause

Dietary vitamin D could reduce risk of early menopause

Early menopause affects about 10 per cent of women and is associated with higher risk of cardiovascular disease, osteoporosis and early cognitive decline.

May 11, 2017, 17:13 PM IST
Regular use of sunscreen can cause vitamin D deficiency

Regular use of sunscreen can cause vitamin D deficiency

Researchers claim nearly one billion people worldwide may be having deficient or insufficient levels of Vitamin D due to inadequate sun exposure related to sunscreen use.

May 02, 2017, 15:37 PM IST
Vitamin D: Why it's so essential, what happens when you don't get enough of it?

Vitamin D: Why it's so essential, what happens when you don't get enough of it?

Vitamin D, also known as the sunshine vitamin, is an essential nutrient that helps maintain strong bones, teeth and keep the muscles healthy.

Apr 11, 2017, 15:30 PM IST
Beware men! Low level of Vitamin D may worsen frailty

Beware men! Low level of Vitamin D may worsen frailty

 A new study has claims that middle-age-men with low levels of Vitamin D are more likely to have poor muscle mass and strength, causing frailty.

Apr 04, 2017, 14:35 PM IST
Bone loss has a cure – Try vitamin D supplements, dairy foods

Bone loss has a cure – Try vitamin D supplements, dairy foods

Dairy foods such as milk, cheese and yogurt possess higher bone density as weel as protect againsts bone loss in the hip, which older adults usually go through.

Mar 02, 2017, 13:39 PM IST
Battle flu and cold with this supplement – Read

Battle flu and cold with this supplement – Read

The `sunshine vitamin` as it known, not just improves bone and muscle health but also protects against respiratory infections by boosting levels of antimicrobial peptides -- natural antibiotic-like substances -- in the lungs.

Feb 16, 2017, 13:03 PM IST
France to suspend sale of Vitamin D after baby's death

France to suspend sale of Vitamin D after baby's death

The decision was taken as a precaution by France's ANSM agency that oversees the safety of medicines and health products, Health Minister Marisol Touraine said in a statement.

Jan 04, 2017, 13:03 PM IST
Vitamin D may help prevent diabetes, heart disease

Vitamin D may help prevent diabetes, heart disease

Sunbathing or vitamin D supplements may help restore good bacteria in the gut and help prevent metabolic syndrome, a group of symptoms that are risk factors for diabetes and heart disease, new research suggests.

Dec 23, 2016, 00:25 AM IST
Vitamin D may lower mortality in one-third breast cancer patients

Vitamin D may lower mortality in one-third breast cancer patients

A deficiency in the vitamin D levels has been associated with the risk for several cancers.

Nov 11, 2016, 16:23 PM IST
Low Vitamin D level and risk of bladder cancer are interlinked

Low Vitamin D level and risk of bladder cancer are interlinked

A systematic review of seven studies say that lack of Vitamin D in human body is associated with an increased risk of developing bladder cancer.

Nov 08, 2016, 21:10 PM IST
Low Vitamin D levels may up bladder cancer risk

Low Vitamin D levels may up bladder cancer risk

Vitamin D, which is produced by the body through exposure to sunshine, helps the body control calcium and phosphate levels. It can also be obtained from food sources such as fatty fish and egg yolks. 

Nov 08, 2016, 12:37 PM IST

Vitamin D for pregnant women should be tailor-made

Pregnant women respond differently to vitamin D supplementation depending on their individual attributes, thus the supplement levels should be tailored according to individual risk factors, suggests a research.

Oct 28, 2016, 19:44 PM IST

Vitamin D consumption in pregnancy reduces risk of ADHD in children

A new research suggests that vitamin D consumption during pregnancy reduces risk of kids developing attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), which is one of the most common neurobehavioural disorders.

Oct 08, 2016, 13:58 PM IST

Prevent arthritis in women with these simple ways!

Arthritis is a painful medical condition in the form of inflammation of joints that leads to severe pain, swelling and stiffness.

Sep 29, 2016, 23:21 PM IST