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  • Kuwait Doctors Warn of Vitamin D Deficiency ‘Epidemic’ Throughout Gulf

    Kuwait Doctors Warn of Vitamin D Deficiency ‘Epidemic’ Throughout Gulf

    Kuwait City, Kuwait – Kuwaiti women this week came together for the fifth annual Mother’s Day celebration in the country’s capital, organised by the unit of endocrinology –Amiri Hospital. Under the patronage of Sheikha Sharifa […]

     
  • Infant Food Allergy Linked to Low Vitamin D

    Infant Food Allergy Linked to Low Vitamin D

    March 21, 2012 (Orlando, Florida) — One-year-old children with low levels of serum vitamin D are more likely to have food allergies than those with normal levels, according to a study presented here at the […]

     
  • How Vitamin D reduces inflammations discovered

    How Vitamin D reduces inflammations discovered

    Washington: Specific molecular and signaling events have been discovered by which Vitamin D inhibits inflammation, researchers claim. Scientists showed in their experiments that low levels of Vitamin D failed to inhibit the inflammatory cascade, while […]

     
  • Fortify Me – With Vitamin D

    Fortify Me – With Vitamin D

    Lizzy Ratner, The New York Observer August 25, 2009 “This is the new craze,” declared Vivian Nicholson in a voice that was part awe, part acerbic New York skepticism. “It was vitamin E for a […]

     
  • Vitamin D in Pregnancy Critical for Brain Development, Study Says

    Vitamin D in Pregnancy Critical for Brain Development, Study Says

    Babies whose mothers had adequate levels appeared to do better on mental, motor tests By Carina Storrs HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, Sept. 17 (HealthDay News) — Vitamin D deficiency during pregnancy could hinder babies’ brain development, […]

     
  • Study links sickest kids to low vitamin D levels

    Study links sickest kids to low vitamin D levels

    A new Canadian study of children hospitalized with severe infections shows three-quarters of them had low levels of vitamin D. Our bodies make this vitamin when our skin is exposed to spring or summer sunshine. […]

     
  • Air pollution raises Vitamin D deficiency risk in newborns

    Air pollution raises Vitamin D deficiency risk in newborns

    Washington: Gestational exposure to ambient urban air pollution, especially during late pregnancy, may contribute to lower vitamin D levels in offspring, a new study has revealed. According to study authors, this could affect the child’s […]

     
  • Study links sickest kids to low vitamin D levels

    Study links sickest kids to low vitamin D levels

    Most Canadian children need supplements: report A new Canadian study of children hospitalized with severe infections shows three-quarters of them had low levels of vitamin D. Our bodies make this vitamin when our skin is […]

     
  • 4 Tips for Boosting Your Immune System with Vitamin D

    4 Tips for Boosting Your Immune System with Vitamin D

    Now that Labor Day has come and gone, I think it’s a good time to approach one of my favorite subjects: Vitamin D and sun exposure. Our beach days are sadly fading behind us for […]

     
  • “Sunshine” vitamin may aid in treatment of tuberculosis

    “Sunshine” vitamin may aid in treatment of tuberculosis

    (CBS News) A little bit of sunshine never hurt anyone. Now, a new study shows that the “sunshine” vitamin – vitamin D – may help speed up the recovery of tuberculosis patients.     Before […]

     
  • Vitamin D may affect weight gain

    Vitamin D may affect weight gain

    Studies suggest sunlight might help you get thin. Known for its role in maintaining bone health by facilitating calcium absorption in the intestine, vitamin D also acts as a hormone in the body and affects […]

     
  • Family’s diverse reaction to sun exposure

    Family’s diverse reaction to sun exposure

    By Tom AireyBBC News In late 2011, after taking a blood test, Patricia Ireland found out she was vitamin D deficient. The same year, on the other side of the world in Australia, her daughter-in-law […]