Vitamin D

Vitamin D deficiency may increase Covid-19 risk: Study

Vitamin D is a hormone, produced in the skin during exposure to sunlight, and helps regulate the amount of calcium and phosphate in the body, which are needed to keep bones, teeth and muscles healthy.

Jul 28, 2020, 13:23 PM IST

Aapki Khabar Aapka Fayda: 70 per cent of the population suffer low Vitamin D

70 per cent of the population suffer low Vitamin D. Why is it so? Watch this segment of Aapki Khabar Aapka Fayda

Dec 03, 2019, 21:04 PM IST

Vitamin D intake could lower diabetes risk: Study

The study, conducted only on women, showed that vitamin D supplementation was found to be negatively associated with high glucose levels.

Jan 30, 2019, 17:39 PM IST

Vitamin D pills may help prevent deadly lung attacks

Vitamin D is best known for its effects on bone health, previous studies have revealed its role in protecting against colds, flu and asthma attacks.

Jan 14, 2019, 15:26 PM IST

How Vitamin D supplements can help lung patients

A study has shown that the oral use of vitamin D supplements led to a 45 per cent reduction in lung attacks among COPD patients

Jan 11, 2019, 15:27 PM IST

Vitamin D may cut breast cancer risk

Risk of cancer appeared to decline with greater levels of serum vitamin D.

Jun 17, 2018, 12:40 PM IST

FSSAI launches initiative to address Vitamin D deficiency

The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) on Monday launched 'Project Dhoop', an initiative aimed at shifting the school assembly time to noon to ensure maximum absorption of Vitamin D in students through natural sunlight.

Apr 10, 2018, 13:21 PM IST

Vitamin D deficiency during pregnancy may increase autism risk in babies

Autism is a lifelong neuro-developmental disorder characterized by impaired social interaction, impaired verbal and non-verbal communication and restricted and repetitive behaviour.

Mar 22, 2018, 14:01 PM IST

Higher levels of Vitamin D in blood linked to lower cancer risk: Study

Vitamin D is made by the skin in response to sunlight. 

Mar 08, 2018, 10:06 AM IST

High Vitamin D dose may rapidly cut arterial stiffness

Rigid artery walls and Vitamin D deficiency might be the potential contributors, said Yanbin Dong, geneticist and cardiologist at the Augusta University, US.

Jan 03, 2018, 14:30 PM IST

Calcium, vitamin D supplements may not reduce fracture risk, claims study

Previous studies have come to mixed conclusions about an association between supplements and fracture risk, researchers said.

Jan 01, 2018, 17:53 PM IST

High Vitamin D levels in childhood may cut diabetes risk

Vitamin D represents a candidate protective factor for Type 1 diabetes as it regulates the immune system and autoimmunity, the researchers said. 

Oct 24, 2017, 18:52 PM IST

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!

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

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

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!

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

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

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

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