A 'sunshine vitamin' deficiency among pregnant Black women is a significant predictor of preterm birth (PTB), as compared to non-Hispanic white women, according to research which appeared in Nutrients.
A new meta-analysis observes that there was no statistically significant mean difference (MD) between total of 25-hydroxyvitamin D [25(OH)D] concentrations in intervention groups taking daily or weekly vitamin D supplements.
A new study finds that supplementation with 25(OH) vitamin D in an Italian cohort of hospitalised COVID-19 patients that were deficient, resulted in a reduced length of hospital stay compared to those who were not supplemented.
A new cross-sectional cohort study suggests that there may be an inverse relationship between vitamin D deficiency (VDD) and BMI, average blood glucose (HbA1c), and the inflammatory marker of tumour necrosis factor-alpha (TNF-α) levels in Korean women...
A new study investigating the influence of vitamin D on the incidence of metabolic syndrome and hormonal balance in patients with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) has concluded that vitamin D supplementation could improve patient wellbeing.
A new systematic review and meta-analysis of available randomised controlled trials (RCTs) identifies a significant relationship between a lower risk of all-cause mortality (ACM) and vitamin D supplementation in higher quality studies, with no such association...
Limited dietary intake of vitamin D and minimal sun exposure increases the risk of clinically significant anxiety symptoms in young women in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), according to research on college students.
University of Cambridge tech spin-off, Xampla has launched vitamin D microcapsules using novel technology that protects oil-based ingredients from degradation making them suitable for functional soft drinks.
Research findings that claim the use of calcium and vitamin D supplements have no effect on fracture risk were dismissed by two industry groups, who both reiterate the nutrients’ safety and importance.
Vitamin D supplementation improves winter-related atopic dermatitis (AD) in children at risk of vitamin D deficiency and could provide a safe alternative to UV light treatment, according to a new study led by Boston researchers.