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#MSParis2017 – Quitting Smoking, Boosting Vitamin D Reduces MS Healthcare Costs, Improves Outcomes – Multiple Sclerosis News Today

Friday, October 27, 2017

People with multiple sclerosis (MS) who quit smoking have better health outcomes than those who continue. Therefore, MS-related costs can be reduced by encouraging smokers to quit. Similar results were observed in MS patients with healthy vitamin D levels, Maura Pugliatti, from the University of Ferrara, in Italy, said Friday in a presentation at the 7th Joint ECTRIMS-ACTRIMS Meeting in Paris, France. In a presentation titled, “Promoting healthier lifestyle contributes to averting multiple sclerosis long-term societal…

#MSParis2017 – Immune Response to Epstein-Barr and Low Vitamin D Levels Separately Increase MS Risk – Multiple Sclerosis News Today

Friday, October 27, 2017

A strong immune reaction to an Epstein-Barr virus infection and low levels of vitamin D appear to increase the risk of multiple sclerosis (MS) independent of each other, said researchers in a presentation at the 7th Joint ECTRIMS-ACTRIMS Meeting in Paris, France. Previous studies have shown that serum antibody titers against Epstein-Barr virus and vitamin D levels are risk factors for developing MS, but few studies have examined them together. Now,…

Should You Swap Your Serum for Powdered Vitamin C for Glowing Skin? – Shape Magazine

Thursday, October 26, 2017

Photo: Shutterstock The benefits of vitamin C for skin have turned the ingredient into a cosmetic darling—and deservedly so. It brightens the face, evens out skin tone, limits UV damage, and increases collagen production. (Related: The Best Anti-Aging Tips for Better Skin)  But there’s one downside: The star antioxidant is notoriously unstable and thus has a limited shelf life. “Vitamin C is inherently a biologically unstable molecule that oxidizes upon exposure…

Vitamin D might prevent type 1 diabetes – Medical News Today – Medical News Today

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Researchers suggest that higher levels of vitamin D may help to prevent type 1 diabetes. Children who are genetically susceptible to type 1 diabetes could see their risk of the condition reduced if they get enough vitamin D. This is the conclusion of a new study published in the journal Diabetes. Researchers found that children with low blood levels of vitamin D were more likely to experience islet autoimmunity, compared…

Vitamin D might prevent type 1 diabetes – Medical News Today

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Researchers suggest that higher levels of vitamin D may help to prevent type 1 diabetes. Children who are genetically susceptible to type 1 diabetes could see their risk of the condition reduced if they get enough vitamin D. This is the conclusion of a new study published in the journal Diabetes. Researchers found that children with low blood levels of vitamin D were more likely to experience islet autoimmunity, compared…

UNMC study finds benefits in boosting premature babies’ vitamin D dose – Omaha World-Herald

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Premature babies, like the rest of us, need vitamin D in order to develop strong bones. A new, small study at the University of Nebraska Medical Center means preemies now will get twice the previously recommended dose of vitamin D — something some other hospitals around the area say they’re doing, too. Recommendations for just how much vitamin D premature babies should be given, and how…

The association of serum vitamin D concentration and ventricular dysfunction among patients with acute coronary … – Dove Medical Press

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Back to Journals » Therapeutics and Clinical Risk Management » Volume 13 Sub Menu Authors Khademvatani K, Mohammadzad MS, Yekta Z, Hadizadeh O Received 20 June 2017 Accepted for publication 24 September 2017 Published 20 October 2017 Volume 2017:13 Pages 1455—1461 DOI https://doi.org/10.2147/TCRM.S144437 Checked for plagiarism Yes …

6 new vitamin C skin saviours – Evening Standard

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Vitamin C has long been the gold standard when it comes to a healthy, fresh-looking complexion, bolstering firmness and brightening skin that looks dull or pigmented after the ravages of summer. But as an ingredient, it degrades quickly when exposed to light, heat or oxygen, making it notoriously tricky to stabilise at effective levels – until now. Clever 2.0 versions of vitamin C-based skincare offer smart ways to help get…

Vitamin C Update – WholeFoods Magazine

Monday, October 23, 2017

Vitamin C research continues to be exciting as it verifies many previously known health benefits and uncovers more. What about vitamin C and cancer? The common cold? The immune system? Brain development? What should the RDA be? What is the optimal intake? What else can it do? To help keep us up-to-date, I am calling upon Professor Manfred Eggersdorfer once again for a series of discussions about the latest life-saving…

If You’re Missing This Key Nutrient, You’re Aging Way Faster – mindbodygreen.com

Monday, October 23, 2017

Taz Bhatia, M.D., is a functional medicine doctor, licensed acupuncturist, and the author of a number of books, including the newly released megahit, Super Woman Rx. She’s also one of the lauded instructors in our first-of-its-kind Advanced Functional Nutrition Program, where we bring the best minds in nutrition together to dive deep into the healing power of food. You can find out more about Dr. Taz, the rest of the faculty (including…

Will Vitamin C or Zinc ‘Immune Boosters’ Help My Cold? – Health Essentials from Cleveland Clinic (blog)

Monday, October 23, 2017

Q: Will vitamin C or zinc “immune boosters” really help my cold? A: Many products are marketed to prevent and treat colds and other viral upper respiratory infections.  These range from plain vitamin C to fancier powders you mix with water for an effervescent drink. Unfortunately, evidence that these products show actual benefits is sparse. Cleveland Clinic is a non-profit academic medical center. Advertising on our site helps support our mission….

The Vitamin D Gap – Tufts Now

Monday, October 23, 2017

Living in northern latitudes such as New England means not only shorter days and less sunlight during the winter, but also far less vitamin D, the “sunshine” vitamin. And adequate vitamin D intake, which is crucial to bone health, can be difficult for children in particular to achieve through food alone. In a new study, researchers from the Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy at Tufts and colleagues conducted…

UNMC study finds benefits in boosting premature babies’ vitamin D dose – Omaha World-Herald

Monday, October 23, 2017

Premature babies, like the rest of us, need vitamin D in order to develop strong bones. A new, small study at the University of Nebraska Medical Center means preemies now will get twice the previously recommended dose of vitamin D — something some other hospitals around the area say they’re doing, too. Recommendations for just how much vitamin D premature babies should be given, and how…

If You’re Missing This Key Nutrient, You’re Aging Way Faster – mindbodygreen.com

Monday, October 23, 2017

Taz Bhatia, M.D., is a functional medicine doctor, licensed acupuncturist, and the author of a number of books, including the newly released megahit, Super Woman Rx. She’s also one of the lauded instructors in our first-of-its-kind Advanced Functional Nutrition Program, where we bring the best minds in nutrition together to dive deep into the healing power of food. You can find out more about Dr. Taz, the rest of the faculty (including…

Will Vitamin C or Zinc ‘Immune Boosters’ Help My Cold? – Health Essentials from Cleveland Clinic (blog)

Monday, October 23, 2017

Q: Will vitamin C or zinc “immune boosters” really help my cold? A: Many products are marketed to prevent and treat colds and other viral upper respiratory infections.  These range from plain vitamin C to fancier powders you mix with water for an effervescent drink. Unfortunately, evidence that these products show actual benefits is sparse. Cleveland Clinic is a non-profit academic medical center. Advertising on our site helps support our mission….

UNMC study finds benefits in boosting premature babies’ vitamin D dose – Omaha World-Herald

Monday, October 23, 2017

Premature babies, like the rest of us, need vitamin D in order to develop strong bones. A new, small study at the University of Nebraska Medical Center means preemies now will get twice the previously recommended dose of vitamin D — something some other hospitals around the area say they’re doing, too. Recommendations for just how much vitamin D premature babies should be given, and how…

UNMC study finds benefits in boosting premature babies’ vitamin D dose – Omaha World-Herald

Monday, October 23, 2017

Premature babies, like the rest of us, need vitamin D in order to develop strong bones. A new, small study at the University of Nebraska Medical Center means preemies now will get twice the previously recommended dose of vitamin D — something some other hospitals around the area say they’re doing, too. Recommendations for just how much vitamin D premature babies should be given, and how…