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Low levels of vitamin D may increase allergies risk
Date: 2011-02-25 12:32:42
Parents of children who suffer from allergies may want to consider seeking vitamin D testing for their offspring. A new study has found that low levels of the nutrient may increase the risk of both environmental and food allergies in children.... Full Story

Enriched bread can improve vitamin D levels
Date: 2011-02-24 12:58:41
These days, many people in the U.S. are receiving vitamin D tests that show they either have low levels of the nutrient or are deficient. With few vitamin D-enriched food sources available and fears of skin cancer from sun exposure, it can be difficult to get appropriate levels of this vital nutrient.... Full Story

Researchers find no link between vitamin D levels and prostate cancer
Date: 2011-02-15 13:40:12
Men with high levels of vitamin D in their systems are no less likely to receive a positive PSA test than men with low levels, according to a new review of scientific evidence from a team of UK researchers.... Full Story

Vitamin D may lower melanoma risk in women with history of skin cancer
Date: 2011-02-17 13:44:50
For women who have had certain types of skin cancer, vitamin D testing may help predict their future risk of developing melanoma, according to a new report for the Institute of Medicine.... Full Story

Interest in vitamin D testing grows
Date: 2011-02-14 13:45:11
Following the publishing of a review of clinical studies that connected low levels of vitamin D to an increased risk of heart failure, experts say that more doctors than ever are recommending vitamin D testing to their patients.... Full Story

Vitamin D may protect against development of multiple sclerosis
Date: 2011-02-09 13:30:20
People who spend more time in the sun and subsequently have higher vitamin D levels are less likely to develop multiple sclerosis, according to a new study from a team of Australian researchers. Individuals who have a family history of the disease or other risk factors may benefit from vitamin D testing to make sure that they have healthy levels.... Full Story

Consumers increasingly choose vitamin D supplements
Date: 2011-02-03 13:30:26
As research continues to pour in extolling the benefits of vitamin D, more people than ever before are seeking vitamin D testing and taking supplements, according to a new report from Consumer Lab.... Full Story

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