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Study pinpoints the vitamin D levels that may harm heart health

Study pinpoints the vitamin D levels that may harm heart health
Individuals who do not get enough vitamin D through dietary sources or sun exposure often have vitamin D deficiency – when the levels of the vitamin in the body are too low, which is determined by measuring levels of 25-hydroxyvitamin D (25-OHD) in the …
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Why You Need to Start Taking Vitamin D Supplements
You may want to add a new vitamin to your daily supplement routine. According to a new study conducted by Queen Margaret University in Edinburgh, vitamin D can not only lower the risk of heart disease, but also improve exercise performance. Vitamin D …
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Vitamin D Can Turn You Into Superman, Says Science
Daylight savings time is here, whether you like it or not. That means more cold weather, less warm sun, and for some people, vitamin D deficiencies, which, like any vitamin deficiency, can cause a host of health problems. This week, though, researchers …
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Who Should—And Who Shouldn't—Take Vitamin D

Who Should—And Who Shouldn't—Take Vitamin D
Case in point: a study just released in JAMA Internal Medicine showed that vitamin D did not lower the risk of falls among an elderly population in Finland. The study, which compared the effects of exercise against vitamin D supplements on falls and
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Vitamin D Supplements Might Slow Prostate Cancer
The findings also need to be replicated in a much larger number of patients, D'Amico said. D'Amico stressed that men should not start taking vitamin D supplements in hopes of slowing or curing prostate cancer. Vitamin D, known as the "sunshine vitamin
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Vitamin D Won't Diminish Interferon-Inducible Gene Expression in SLE
As described in Arthritis and Rheumatology, 57 patients with clinically stable SLE, an interferon signature, and a serum 25-hydroxyvitamin (OH)D level <25 ng/mL were randomized to placebo or 2,000 IU (low dose) or 4,000 IU (high dose) of oral vitamin
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New Study Shows Vitamin D Supplements Don't Help Lower Blood Pressure
(CBS) – Are you or someone you know taking vitamin D to lower blood pressure? Maybe a doctor even prescribed it? Well a new study says it's doesn't help. CBS 2's Mai Martinez takes a look at the pros and cons of the vitamin. For years vitamin D has
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