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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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. 

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.

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.

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.

Common chemicals may reduce vitamin D levels

Exposure to certain common chemicals called endocrine-disrupting chemicals found in several consumer products, including plastic bottles, may reduce levels of vitamin D in the bloodstream, says a study.

Increase vitamin D levels to cut kidney problems

 A deficiency in the amount of vitamin D in the body may lead to high risk of chronic kidney diseases, especially in children, says a new study.

Vitamin deficiencies may up migraines

The findings revealed that a high percentage of children, teens and young adults with migraines had mild deficiencies in vitamin D, riboflavin and coenzyme Q10 -- a vitamin-like substance.

Vegan? Here's how you can get all key nutrients!

Following a vegetarian diet can yield health benefits as it reduces your risk of heart disease, diabetes and some cancers.

Higher levels of vitamin D linked to lower cancer risk

The marker of vitamin D was 25-hydroxyvitamin D or 25(OH)D, the main form in the blood.

Higher the vitamin D levels, lower the cancer risk

Optimizing your vitamin D levels may help you prevent risk of developing cancer, according to a recent study.

Suntan keeps UV rays at bay, blocks skin`s Vitamin D synthesis

The team evaluated 986 people between 13 and 82 years of age, with roughly equal numbers of males and females, living in the city of Recife, Brazil.

Sunbathing may stave off heart disease risk

As per a study, women with active sun exposure are believed to have longer life expentancy and stay away from heart-related diseases.

Now, sunscreen that gives you instant Vitamin D

Researchers from Boston University in the US developed Solar D, through a process in which the ingredients of a sunscreen are altered in such a way that it does not impact its sun protection factor (SPF), but does allow the body to produce vitamin D.  

Milk, exercise raise children's vitamin D levels

 Sufficient intake of milk with vitamin D supplements and physical activity are significantly important for vitamin D levels in children, according to a new study conducted by the University of Eastern Finland.

High-dose of Vitamin D supplementation ups elderly fall risk: Study

High-dose vitamin D supplementation does not improve lower-extremity function and increases the risk for falls among elderly adults aged 70 or up, as per a new study.