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Losing weight shown to boost vitamin D levels
Date: 2011-05-27 10:44:47
Losing weight may lead to significant improvements in a person's vitamin D test results. A new study published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition has shown that the more pounds an individual sheds, the higher their vitamin D levels climb.... Full Story

Vitamin D deficiency may be connected to multiple sclerosis
Date: 2011-05-26 11:15:53
Low vitamin D test scores may increase a person's risk of developing multiple sclerosis, particularly if they are African-American, according to a new study out of the University of California, San Francisco.... Full Story

Expert recommends strategies for avoiding vitamin D deficiency
Date: 2011-05-19 11:37:23
In order to avoid receiving an unhealthy vitamin D test, experts urge individuals to consider taking nutritional supplements rather than spending too much time in the sun. While sun exposure may stimulate the production of the vital nutrient, it can also increase one's risk of skin cancer.... Full Story

Low levels of vitamin D may increase risk of death in pneumonia patients
Date: 2011-05-11 11:39:09
A vitamin D test should be a standard part of any care program for patients with pneumonia based on the findings of a recent study published in the journal Respirology. Researchers from the Universities of Waikato and Otago in New Zealand found that pneumonia patients with low levels of the nutrient are significantly more likely to die.... Full Story

Low vitamin D levels increase risk of aggressive breast cancer
Date: 2011-05-10 11:43:44
Women with low levels of vitamin D may have the greatest risk of receiving a positive breast cancer test for an aggressive tumor that is life threatening, according to a new study from researchers at the University of Rochester Medical Center.... Full Story

Low vitamin D levels increase risk of death in diabetics
Date: 2011-05-09 11:18:53
Individuals who suffer from diabetes may benefit from more frequent vitamin D testing, as a new study published in the journal Diabetes Care found that low levels of the nutrient increases an individual's risk of death significantly.... Full Story

New study confirms link between vitamin D deficiency and anemia
Date: 2011-05-03 11:24:32
A child who receives low vitamin D test results may be more likely to develop anemia, according to a new study from Johns Hopkins Children's Center researchers.... Full Story

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