A case-control study on the effects of 25-hydroxy vitamin D supplementation on patients with psoriasis confirms autoimmune and anti-inflammatory activity and suggest early detection of deficiencies as a preventative measure for disease onset.
Human health records indicate that people with low vitamin D levels are more likely to use and misuse opioids, so could normalizing vitamin D levels in at-risk populations help with this public health epidemic?
The pandemic has boosted interest in immune health support ingredients of all kinds. As scientists race to determine the best way to help patients in the current crisis, NutraIngredients-USA takes a look at what some of the latest research has to say...
The associations between vitamin D status and COVID-19 risk continue to strengthen, with new data from Quest Diagnostics and Boston University indicating that people with deficiency in the sunshine vitamin may have a significantly higher positivity rate...
Dr. Anthony Fauci, Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, recently did an Instagram Live interview with the actress Jennifer Garner where he discussed immune health and supplementation.
Scientists at the University of Chicago are calling for clinical trials to investigate if vitamin D may reduce COVID-19 incidence after their retrospective study found a link between deficiency of the sunshine vitamin and the likelihood of becoming infected...
A new review has found some promise for the use of vitamin D and mineral supplementation to support fibromyalgia sufferers. There was less evidence in favor of vitamins C and E and probiotics, however.
Maternal health during and after pregnancy must be more closely monitored to avoid lipid-soluble vitamin deficiencies — particularly vitamin D deficiency — in the foetus and newborn infants, say Japanese researchers.
More trials are needed to test vitamin D supplementation for the prevention of heart disease, say researchers behind a new study showing heart failure among the elderly is strongly associated with vitamin D deficiency.
Guidelines on screening for vitamin D deficiency and supplementation strategies should consider the how different jobs and shift patterns affect status, according to new research that finds job type may be a major factor in vitamin D deficiency.
Vitamin D deficiency in pregnancy is linked to an increased risk of autism in children by the age of six, Australian researchers have found, who argue low cost supplementation for at-risk mothers is merited.
With up to 58% of Australians found to suffer from vitamin D deficiency, the complementary medicines industry has welcomed a new article published in the Medical Journal of Australia that encourages proactive vitamin D supplementation, rather than testing...
Vitamin D deficiency in the UK is “not acceptable” and easily avoidable, five of Europe’s leading nutritional scientists have said, after national data suggested 23% of adults received less than their recommended daily intake.
It wasn’t just crafty hobbits that enabled the dark forces of Middle Earth to be defeated in science fantasy godfather JRR Tolkien’s Lord of the Rings – they were also vitamin D deficient, scientists have discovered.