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Vitamin D deficiency may damage muscle function, especially in older adults

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Apr 16, 2021 … NEW SOUTH WALES, Australia — Vitamin D tends to act like a cure-all for humans. From preventing colds, to relieving skin problems, to even fighting off COVID-19, the “sunshine” vitamin does it all. Now, a new study finds not having enough vitamin D may also mean bad news for your muscles. An international team finds…

Study: Overuse Of Sunscreen Adding To Global Vitamin D Deficiency Issue

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Dec 23, 2017 … CHICAGO — Many of us slather on the sunblock before heading out each day to prevent the growth of skin cancers, but a recent study finds that sunscreen use is also causing an alarming surge in cases of vitamin D deficiency worldwide. Almost 1 billion people worldwide are impacted by vitamin D deficiency — that’s roughly…

Study: 80 percent of COVID-19 patients have vitamin D deficiency

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Oct 27, 2020 … WASHINGTON — For months, scientists have tried to pin down what makes some people more susceptible to COVID-19 than others. A study of one hospital in Spain is pointing to a possible cause, vitamin D deficiency. Researchers say four in five patients dealing with coronavirus are also lacking the important nutrient. A team from the University…

Vitamin D supplements may significantly lower advanced cancer risk

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Nov 19, 2020 … BOSTON, Mass. — Scientists have suspected for decades that vitamin D helps prevent cancer to some extent, but have struggled to come to any conclusive findings. Now, a new study finds vitamin D drops the risk of developing advanced cancers by 17 percent. Prior studies had revealed people living closer to the equator (and thus…

Maternal vitamin D deficiency may explain why autism is more common in boys

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Dec 14, 2020 … BRISBANE, Australia — Autism spectrum disorder is three times more common in boys than girls. Now, researchers in Australia have a new theory as to why there is such a gap. A team from Queensland University say maternal vitamin D deficiency may be the culprit. Among a group of lab rats, vitamin D deficiency among pregnant…

Study: Vitamin D Supplements Carry No Benefit To Seniors

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May 03, 2019 … NEWCASTLE, United Kingdom — If you’re well into your senior years, don’t worry so much about the vitamin D supplements. A study by researchers at the University of Newcastle found that taking these supplements actually provides little to no nutritional or health benefits to individuals over 70. You’ve likely heard from various health professionals that…

Vitamin D supplements may add protection against COVID-19, especially in Black people

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Mar 22, 2021 … CHICAGO — New research is adding to the growing amount of evidence that vitamin D may help beat back the risk of contracting COVID-19. Researchers from the University of Chicago Medicine say this is especially true for African-Americans. Their study shows, however, that the same drop in the risk of infection did not occur in…

Bleeding gums could signal that you lack vitamin C in your diet

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Feb 05, 2021 … SEATTLE, Wash. — As far as dentists are concerned, bleeding gums are usually an early warning sign of gingivitis or other gum infections. However, a new study finds this unsettling dental condition may also reveal a problem with your diet. Researchers from the University of Washington say bleeding gums may be sign someone is lacking…

Study Warns Too Much Vitamin D May Actually *Decrease* Bone Density

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Sep 04, 2019 … CALGARY, Alberta — Everybody needs some vitamin D to help absorb calcium and build healthy, strong bones, but are people overdoing it with vitamin D supplements? That’s the question posed by University of Calgary researchers who say too much vitamin D can actually be detrimental to bone health. Just 10-15 minutes spent in the sun while…

Study: Vitamin D Supplements Don’t Lower Risk For Heart Disease

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Jun 22, 2019 … EAST LANSING, Mich. — If you’re taking vitamin D supplements every day to improve your heart’s health and reduce your chances of suffering from cardiovascular disease, you’re likely wasting your money, according to a new study. Researchers from Michigan State University say that both men and women who take vitamin D aren’t any more protected…

High Doses Of Vitamin D Cannot Prevent Nor Treat COVID-19, Study Warns

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May 26, 2020 … GUILDFORD, England — There have been several reports claiming that lots of vitamin D (higher than 4000IU/d) can help fight off COVID-19 and stop the virus from manifesting severe symptoms. A new study from the University of Surrey, however, disputes this theory. A team of international researchers from the U.S., United Kingdom, and Europe all agree…

Vitamin D levels during pregnancy linked to a baby’s IQ as they grow

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Nov 10, 2020 … SEATTLE, Wash. — For expecting mothers, vitamin D is important for their health and their baby’s too. A study finds this critical nutrient isn’t just vital for growth but also impacts a child’s intelligence as well. Researchers from Seattle Children’s Research Institute say mothers with higher vitamin D levels during pregnancy tend to have children…

Vitamin E may be vital for healthy brain, nervous system development during pregnancy

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Sep 23, 2020 … Scientists say their ‘amazing’ study of zebrafish shows ‘the brain is absolutely physically distorted by not having enough vitamin E.’ CORVALLIS, Ore. — Doctors constantly warn expecting mothers to avoid things like drinking and smoking during their pregnancies. A new study is now urging these women to add something to their diets: vitamin E. Researchers…

Getting more vitamin D may lower heart disease risk among individuals with darker skin

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May 17, 2021 … UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Making sure you’re getting enough vitamin D may be a simple way to lower heart disease risk, especially among individuals with darker skin. That’s the main finding of a new study by researchers Penn State University. Study authors investigated the links between skin pigmentation, vitamin D, and heart health to reach these…

Vitamin D deficiency shows links to stunted growth, higher obesity risk

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Oct 02, 2020 … RALEIGH, N.C. — There’s a lot of truth in the old slogan “milk does a body good.” One reason kids are encouraged to drink milk is because it contains vitamin D. A new study finds this substance plays an even bigger role in growth and development than many realize. Researchers at North Carolina State University say…

Supplements High In Vitamins C & D May Be Key In Fighting Off Coronavirus, Study Finds

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Apr 24, 2020 … CORVALLIS, Ore. — In the event of a coronavirus infection, one’s immune system usually needs all the help it can get. To that end, a new study has found that supplements containing vitamin C and D, as well as other micronutrients, are a safe, effective, and affordable way to held fend off COVID-19. Researchers even say…

Study: Patients Low In Vitamin D Twice As Likely To Develop Severe COVID-19 Symptoms

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May 08, 2020 … EVANSTON, Ill. — A new study conducted at Northwestern University concludes that vitamin D may be an essential ingredient to protecting oneself from the coronavirus. The research team discovered a strong correlation between vitamin D deficiencies and mortality rates. According to the study, the lower the vitamin D levels present in a patient’s body, the more…

Vitamin sea: Scientists create way to ‘supercharge’ shellfish with nutrients

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Jul 20, 2020 … Multivitamins of the future could come in the form of fresh oysters thanks to creation of ‘vitamin bullets.’ CAMBRIDGE, England — How about switching out your daily multivitamin pill or gummy for a daily multivitamin clam or oyster? A team of scientists at Cambridge University just developed a way to “supercharge” shellfish with all of the…

Leafy greens for longer life: Higher levels of vitamin K in older adults may lower risk of death

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Jun 27, 2020 … BOSTON — Vitamin K often falls by the wayside to more popular vitamins like C or D. A new multi-ethnic study, however, shows that vitamin K can offer some serious health and longevity benefits for older individuals. Researchers from Tufts University note that older adults with low levels of vitamin K were more likely to pass away…

Vitamin D could help weaken brutal chemotherapy side effects

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Jun 20, 2020 … ADELAIDE, Australia — Despite its shortcomings, chemotherapy is still considered among the top cancer treatment options for many patients. Unfortunately, as many patients can attest, the side effects that come along with chemo treatments are often far more debilitating than the cancer itself. However, a new study out of the University of South Australia finds that…

Taking Vitamin D During Pregnancy Could Reduce Autism Risk, Studies Find

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Mar 28, 2017 … QUEENSLAND, Australia — Research has shown that vitamin D helps prevent osteoporosis in older adults, and can also reduce the risk of diabetes and cancer, among other life-threatening illnesses.  But to date the so-called “sunshine” vitamin has received far less public health emphasis than vitamins C and E. Now, two recent studies – one with…