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Not just vitamin D: Sunlight helps lower blood pressure too

Jan 19, 2014

Not just vitamin D: Sunlight helps lower blood pressure too

Research carried out at the Universities of Southampton and Edinburgh found that sunlight alters levels of the small messenger molecule, nitric oxide (NO) in the skin and blood, reducing blood pressure. #NewsTracker #Vitamin D #Stroke #Blood pressure #Sunlight #Heart risk
Study: Red grapes, blueberries may enhance immune function

Sep 18, 2013

Study: Red grapes, blueberries may enhance immune function

Two compounds found in red grapes and blueberries may help boost the human immune system, a study has found. #Vitamin D #Immune system #gene #blueberries #red grapes #human health
Body ache in youth sign of Vitamin D deficiency

Nov 07, 2012

Body ache in youth sign of Vitamin D deficiency

Young office goers, in their twenties and early thirties, who mostly have desk jobs and work in air-conditioned offices, also come with similar complaints. #didyouknow #Vitamin D #bodyache
Drug boosts body's receptivity to Vitamin D

Jul 31, 2012

Drug boosts body's receptivity to Vitamin D

Patients taking interferon-beta, a drug for multiple sclerosis (MS), received almost three times as much vitamin D from sun exposure than those not taking the treatment, say new findings. #NewsTracker #Vitamin D #Multiple sclerosis
Take vitamin D to protect lungs from effects of smoking

Jul 20, 2012

Take vitamin D to protect lungs from effects of smoking

Vitamin D may protect your lungs against the effects of smoking, a new research has claimed. #didyouknow #Vitamin D #Cigarette #Smoking

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The little known secrets of Vitamin D

May 12, 2011

The little known secrets of Vitamin D

Yes, India is a land of plentiful sunshine, but the truth is we do suffer from Vitamin D deficiency. Why? #EatingGood #Health #Osteoporosis #Vitamin D #Calcium

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The little known secrets of Vitamin D

Jul 09, 2014

Vitamin D reported to improve survival among colorectal cancer patients

A new study by researchers in the United Kingdom has found that maintaining an adequate Vitamin D level increases survival among colorectal cancer patients Many Americans are unaware that they have low Vitamin D levels, and a number of health problem...
The little known secrets of Vitamin D

Jul 20, 2014

Are you D-ficient?

The health risks associated with vitamin D deficiency are far more severe than previously thought – yet the demands of modern life mean we’re getting less than ever before. Adriaane Pielou sheds some light on the issue and explains why we all need to...
The little known secrets of Vitamin D

Jul 06, 2014

Redheads could become extinct in Scotland as the country warms up because of climate change

Experts believe that Scotland’s gloomy climate has led to a red hair emerging as a genetic adaptation to help exploit rare sunny days and boost Vitamin D production...
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