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Higher Vitamin D Levels Linked to Improved Colorectal Cancer Survival – Cancer Network

Sunday, May 31, 2015

Increased concentrations of 25-hydroxyvitamin D were associated with significantly improved overall survival rates in a group of patients with metastatic colorectal cancer treated as part of the phase III Cancer and Leukemia Group B (CALGB)/Southwest Oncology Group (SWOG) 80405 trial. Kimmie Ng, MD, MPH, of Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, presented results from the trial (abstract 3503), which showed a 7-month improvement in median overall survival among patients with the highest quintile…

Quinn on Nutrition: Getting enough Vitamin D but not too much – San Angelo Standard Times

Sunday, May 31, 2015

Vitamin D seems to be the darling nutrient these days. And probably for good reason. This nutrient is critical for the growth and maintenance of sturdy bones. Without it, calcium — the body’s primary mineral — cannot be absorbed. Yet vitamin D does more than that, according to the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Office of Dietary Supplements. It regulates how our nerves and muscles work; and it reduces internal…

Low Vitamin D Tied to Testosterone Dip in Healthy Men – Medscape

Thursday, May 28, 2015

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Vitamin D — The sunshine vitamin – Marshall Independent

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

The deficiency disease that is caused by a lack of vitamin D, calcium or phosphate is called rickets. Vitamin D helps the body control calcium and phosphate levels. If the blood levels of these minerals become too low, the body may produce hormones that can cause calcium and phosphate to be released from the bones, which in turn makes them weak and soft. Vitamin D is produced by the…

Mega-doses of Vitamin D may decrease hospital stays for critical care patients … – Medical Xpress

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Administration of high-dose vitamin D3 compared with placebo did not reduce hospital length of stay, intensive care unit (ICU) length of stay, hospital mortality, or the risk of death at 6 months among patients with vitamin …

NutriProfiel project new guidance for ‘optimal’ vitamin D intakes – NutraIngredients.com

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

New guidance on vitamin D intakes from the NutriProfiel project advises using different levels to define deficiency, sufficiency and optimal intake levels – in addition to providing better advice on how to combat deficiency. While many organisations have published guidelines for adequate vitamin D intake and status, many do not provide guidance on how to tackle vitamin D deficiency or advise on optimum levels, say researchers from the NutriProfiel project,…

Barbra Quinn: Getting enough — but not too much — vitamin D – Monterey County Herald

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Vitamin D seems to be the darling nutrient these days. And probably for good reason. This nutrient is critical for the growth and maintenance of sturdy bones. Without it, calcium — the body’s primary mineral — cannot be absorbed. Yet vitamin D does more than that, according to the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Office of Dietary Supplements. Vitamin D regulates how our nerves and…

Have A Vitamin D Deficiency? 5 Signs You’re Not Getting Enough Of The … – Bustle

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

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NutriProfiel project new guidance for ‘optimal’ vitamin D intakes – NutraIngredients.com

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

New guidance on vitamin D intakes from the NutriProfiel project advises using different levels to define deficiency, sufficiency and optimal intake levels – in addition to providing better advice on how to combat deficiency. While many organisations have published guidelines for adequate vitamin D intake and status, many do not provide guidance on how to tackle vitamin D deficiency or advise on optimum levels, say researchers from the NutriProfiel project,…

Can a super-dose of vitamin D cut hospital stays? – Futurity: Research News

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Emory University Posted by Jennifer Johnson McEwen-Emory on May 26, 2015 You are free to share this article under the Attribution 4.0 International license. Very high doses of vitamin D may help critically ill patients with respiratory failure leave the hospital sooner, a small study suggests. Vitamin D is thought to increase the ability of immune cells to fight infection—but hospitalized patients often have insufficient levels of…

Have A Vitamin D Deficiency? 5 Signs You’re Not Getting Enough Of The … – Bustle

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

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Scurvy, rare disease caused by vitamin C deficiency, crops up at Springfield … – MassLive.com

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

SPRINGFIELD – It’s a disease so uncommon it’s usually only referenced in the punchline of a pirate joke, but a clinic on High Street has seen a high number of scurvy cases over the past five years. Baystate High Street Health Center Adult Medicine found at least 30 cases among its patients in five years, beginning in 2010, according to a report by New England Public Radio, which says this…

Have A Vitamin D Deficiency? 5 Signs You’re Not Getting Enough Of The … – Bustle

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

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Tuesday, May 26, 2015

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Monday, May 25, 2015

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Monday, May 25, 2015

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