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Vitamin D: where we are now?

Written by | 4 Dec 2022

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.

The impact of vitamin D on auto-immune disease

Written by | 3 Dec 2022

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.

Why do people become vitamin D deficient?

Written by | 2 Dec 2022

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 and auto-immune disease

Written by | 1 Dec 2022

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.

Vitamin D ineffective for statin-related pain

Written by | 30 Nov 2022

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.

Vitamin D: endocrine, intracrine and paracrine functions

Written by | 30 Nov 2022

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.

Supplemental vitamin D fails to lower risk of fractures in healthy adults

Written by | 16 Aug 2022

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.

Vitamin D supplementation seems to alleviate depressive symptoms in adults

Written by | 15 Aug 2022

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.

Better public health messaging needed to improve vitamin D intake in UK black community

Written by | 3 Dec 2021

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 findings on ambient UVB radiation, vitamin D, and protection against severe COVID-19

Written by | 1 Oct 2021

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.

Vitamin D – time for action

Written by | 31 Dec 2020

Article written by Christine Clark Is there case for mass vitamin D supplementation to mitigate the effects of covid-19?

Deficient vitamin D status associated with increased COVID-19 risk

Written by | 22 Nov 2020

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.

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