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Vitamin D – the ‘sunshine vitamin’ – Starjournalnow

Saturday, October 28, 2017

BY WENDY HENRICHS Board Certified Chiropractic Pediatrician and nutrition counselor The daylight has started to dwindle in the Northwoods as has the ability to get our daily dose of Vitamin D. Vitamin D is also known as the “sunshine vitamin,” because it is made in the skin that has been exposed to sunlight. It is a fat-soluble vitamin and is therefore stored in the body. Vitamin D…

Vitamin D – the ‘sunshine vitamin’ – Starjournalnow

Saturday, October 28, 2017

BY WENDY HENRICHS Board Certified Chiropractic Pediatrician and nutrition counselor The daylight has started to dwindle in the Northwoods as has the ability to get our daily dose of Vitamin D. Vitamin D is also known as the “sunshine vitamin,” because it is made in the skin that has been exposed to sunlight. It is a fat-soluble vitamin and is therefore stored in the body. Vitamin D…

Vitamin D – the ‘sunshine vitamin’ – Starjournalnow

Saturday, October 28, 2017

BY WENDY HENRICHS Board Certified Chiropractic Pediatrician and nutrition counselor The daylight has started to dwindle in the Northwoods as has the ability to get our daily dose of Vitamin D. Vitamin D is also known as the “sunshine vitamin,” because it is made in the skin that has been exposed to sunlight. It is a fat-soluble vitamin and is therefore stored in the body. Vitamin D…

#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…

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…

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

Sunday, October 22, 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

Sunday, October 22, 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

Sunday, October 22, 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

Sunday, October 22, 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…

Top Myths of Vitamin D | WFLA.com – WFLA

Friday, October 20, 2017

With all the medical advancements over the last hundred years, vitamin D deficiency is still a global pandemic. Vitamin D deficiency is a major public health problem worldwide irrespective of age, location, ethnicity and gender. Even in those residing in countries with low latitude, where it was generally assumed that UV radiation was adequate enough to prevent this deficiency, and in industrialized countries, where vitamin D fortification has been implemented…

Rare Genetic Variant Linked to MS Risk, Vitamin D Levels – MD Magazine

Friday, October 20, 2017

Identifying more of the rare genetic variants of multiple sclerosis (MS), which decrease vitamin D levels dramatically, could help researchers better understand the mechanisms by which vitamin D insufficiency influences susceptibility to MS. To increase this understanding, an international team recently searched for low-frequency genetic variants that strongly increase the risk of vitamin D insufficiency. Their search identified a synonymous coding genetic variant that has the largest effect on…

EMR Order Alert Significantly Decreases Vitamin D Testing at Kaiser Permanente – Hospitals & Health Networks

Thursday, October 19, 2017

Identification and treatment of vitamin D deficiency is important for musculoskeletal and extra-skeletal health. There are well-defined clinical indications for serum vitamin D testing of at-risk populations, including osteoporosis, malabsorption, fracture, limited effective sun exposure, obesity, and institutionalized individuals, among others. In these individuals it is appropriate to measure vitamin D to determine the dose of oral vitamin D supplementation to reach target levels. Repeat testing to assure replenishment is…

Vitamin D supplements linked to lower risk of asthma attacks – KDAL

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

By Lisa Rapaport (Reuters Health) – Asthma attacks serious enough to require steroid treatment or hospitalization may be less likely when people take vitamin D supplements, a recent analysis suggests. Researchers examined data combined from seven previously published studies with a total of 955 asthma patients who were randomly selected to take vitamin D or a placebo pill, in addition to any other medicines prescribed to manage their symptoms. When…

Cheese, salmon, sardines: Here’s how you to get your dose of Vitamin D in winter – Economic Times

Monday, October 16, 2017

LONDON: Season of short days has descended which means getting enough vitamin D can be a challenge for us but it’s essential that we do. Rhiannon Lambert, nutritionist and author of ‘Re-nourish’ told The Independent, “Vitamin D is a fat-soluble vitamin that is key for the maintenance of minerals such as calcium and phosphorus.” “It also helps absorb calcium which plays a vital role in forming and maintaining strong bones,”…

Can Vitamin D Exposure In Utero Alter Children’s Metabolic Profiles? – Medical News Bulletin

Monday, October 16, 2017

vitamin D exposure Vitamin D deficiency is known to play a role in the development of many diseases. Researchers determine if vitamin D exposure in utero could affect the risk for inflammatory diseases later in life. Previous studies have shown that as much as half of the world’s population may be vitamin D deficient. This is important as vitamin D deficiency plays a role in many diseases…

How to get enough vitamin D in autumn and winter | The Independent – The Independent

Saturday, October 14, 2017

As delightful as crunchy leaves, conkers and crumbles are, one downside of autumn is the shortening of the days. And with that, for many of us, comes getting up when it’s still pitch black every morning. It’s not fun. With darkness descending before we’ve left the office every day, getting enough vitamin D can be a challenge. But it’s essential that we do. A recent study by BetterYou found that…

Higher vitamin D dosing decreases risk of premature infants having low bone density – News-Medical.net

Friday, October 13, 2017

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International best-selling author Alice Branton busts vitamin-D myths … – ABC15 Arizona

Friday, October 13, 2017

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