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    1. Jacob

      Vitamin D Linked to Pneumonia Risk

      A study from the University of Eastern Finland finds low serum vitamin D levels are a risk factor for pneumonia. Risk 2.5 Times Greater With Low Vitamin D The risk of contracting pneumonia was more than 2.5 times greater in subjects with the lowest vitamin D levels than in subjects...
    2. Mike

      Vitamin D Gives Cells an Energy Boost

      The more vitamin D is studied the more we learn about how important it is. New research fro Newcastle University in the UK shows that vitamin D Vitamin D is key for muscle work efficiency and boosting energy levels. The study led shows that muscle function improves with Vitamin D...
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      Study: Vitamin D Deficiency Ups Heart Disease Risk

      Vitamin D deficiency has traditionally been linked with poor bone health. However, the results from several population studies indicate that a low level of this important vitamin may also be linked to a higher risk of ischemic heart disease, a designation that covers heart attack, coronary arteriosclerosis and angina. Other...
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      Low Vitamine D Hurts Lung Function and Development

      Vitamin D is being called the super vitamin as more is learned about its importance. Low vitamin D is linked to the severity of asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary, cancer and a number of other health concerns. Now researchers in Australia have linked vitamin D deficiency to lung development and growth...
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      Study Finds Low Vitamin D May be Linked to Autoimmune Lung Disease

      The importance of adequate vitamin D has again been highlighted in a new study published in the journal Chest. The study shows that vitamin D deficiency could be linked to the development and severity of certain autoimmune lung diseases. Brent Kinder, MD, UC Health pulmonologist, director of the Interstitial Lung...
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      Vitamin C Improves Emotional Well Being of Acute Care Patients

      Vitamin C, like vitamin D, and the omegas, is a wonder supplement, vitally necessary with powerful healing effects. Now, according to research from Montreal’s Jewish General Hospital, treatment with vitamin C rapidly improves the emotional state of acutely hospitalized patients. The study is published in the journal Nutrition. “About one...
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      Low levels of Vitamin D Linked to Asthma Rates Higher in Kids

      Researchers uncover connection between low levels of vitamin D and high rates of asthma in Washington, D.C. Researchers at Children’s National Medical Center have discovered that African American children with asthma in metropolitan Washington, DC, are significantly more likely to have low levels of vitamin D than healthy African American...
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      High Vitamin D Levels Lowers Heart Disease and Diabetes Risk as We Age

      Middle aged and elderly people with high levels of vitamin D could reduce their chances of developing heart disease or diabetes by 43%, according to researchers at the University of Warwick. Researchers carried out a systematic literature review of studies examining vitamin D and cardiometabolic disorders. Cardiometabolic disorders include cardiovascular...
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      Vitamin D Supplements May Treat Crohn’s Disease

      Study adds to the ever growing body of evidence of the importance of vitamin D. A new study has found that Vitamin D can counter the effects of Crohn’s disease. The study is published in the Journal of Biological Chemistry. The research was led by Dr. John White, an endocrinologist...
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      Vitamin D May Lower Colon Cancer Risk by 40%

      New research published in the BMJ finds more evidence of the importance of vitamin D in human health. The research found that people with the highest levels of vitamin D in their blood had up-to a 40 percent lower risk for developing colorectal cancer compared to people with the lowest...
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      Taking Vitamin D Supplements Reduce Falls in Nursing Homes

      Another study showing the key importan ce of vitamin D for good health. Giving people living in nursing facilities vitamin D can reduce the rate of falls, according to a new Cochrane Review. This finding comes from a study of many different interventions used in different situations. In hospitals, multifactorial...
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      Low Vitamin D Linked to Allergy, Asthma Severity

      New research adds more evidence of the importance of vitamin D supplementation and that daily recommended levels are low. The study provides evidence for a link between vitamin D insufficiency and asthma severity, and is the first study of its kind of vitamin D and disease severity in children with...
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      For Muscle Power go WIth Vitamin D

      Young female athletes could have yet another reason to get plenty of vitamin D. The importance of vitamin D for calcium absorption and host of other health needs is well documented, now, according to a new study published in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism, researcher finds that teenage...
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      Does Vitamin D Protect Against Radiation?

      Radiological health expert Daniel Hayes, Ph.D., of the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene suggests that a form of vitamin D could be one of our body’s main protections against damage from low levels of radiation. Writing in the International Journal of Low Radiation, Hayes explains that...
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