Vitamin D deficiency is common but vitamin D supplementation is relatively safe and is not an expensive treatment or prevention option argues Martin Hewison, Professor of Molecular Endocrinology,… read more.
A recent prospective study has shown that vitamin D supplementation has a “strongly positive effect” in reducing the incidence of rheumatoid arthritis, Martin Hewison, Professor of Molecular Endocrinology,… read more.
Vitamin D deficiency occurs even in sunny parts of the world and one way to tackle it could be fortification of flour, a foodstuff that is used by… read more.
Vitamin D has a clear role in regulating the immune/inflammatory response and association studies have demonstrated a link between vitamin D deficiency and autoimmune diseases. However, supplementation is… read more.
Statin-related pain is not reduced by vitamin D therapy, researchers reported on Nov. 23, 2022 in JAMA Cardiology. As background, the authors noted, “Statin-associated muscle symptoms (SAMS) are… read more.
Recent studies suggest that vitamin D has a much broader role in the human body than its well-documented effects on calcium homeostasis and bone metabolism. It has a… read more.
Dietary supplementation with vitamin D does not appear to lower the risk of fractures in healthy adults, researchers reported on July 27, 2022 in the New England Journal… read more.
An extensive meta-analysis suggests that vitamin D supplementation may alleviate depressive symptoms in adults with depression. Conducted by an international team of researchers, the meta-analysis includes dozens of… read more.
Vitamin D is essential for absorbing calcium and has a direct link to bone and immune health. Vitamin D deficiency has also been linked to certain cancers, multiple sclerosis, diabetes and… read more.
New research from Trinity College Dublin and University of Edinburgh has examined the association between vitamin D and COVID-19, and found that ambient ultraviolet B (UVB) radiation (which… read more.
Article written by Christine Clark Is there case for mass vitamin D supplementation to mitigate the effects of covid-19?
Article written by Bruce Sylvester Researchers from a retrospective study have reported an association between vitamin D deficiency and an increase in the risk of becoming infected with… read more.