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Vitamin D and Broken Bones

Vitamin D and Broken Bones

Recent research from Scotland reinforces the longstanding medical conclusion that vitamin D deficiency leads to a significantly increased risk of bone fractures. Among people with hip fractures referred to the Scottish Fracture Liaison Service, 98 percent tested... read more
Vitamin D Deficiency Widespread

Vitamin D Deficiency Widespread

A clinical review paper published in the British Medical Journal is warning the public that widespread vitamin D deficiency is resurrecting the once-obsolete disease called rickets. According to Professor Simon Pearce and Dr. Tim Cheetham, authors of the paper, people... read more
Vitamin D Promotes Weight Loss

Vitamin D Promotes Weight Loss

A recent study conducted by researchers from the University of Minnesota found that overweight people are more successful in losing weight when their vitamin D levels are increased. Dr. Shalamar Sibley, the researcher who headed the study, placed 38 obese men and... read more
Night Shift = Cancer Risk

Night Shift = Cancer Risk

A recent study from Canada (Anticancer Research, 2012:32) found that men who worked night shifts had increased incidence rates of cancers of the bladder, colon, lung, pancreas, and prostate, and non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma. by Dr William Grant “Sunshine”... read more
Kidney Transplants

Kidney Transplants

Kidney transplantation is now a common procedure. End-stage renal disease is the reason for kidney transplantation. Causes of end-stage renal disease include untreated hypertension, infections, diabetes mellitus, and other rarer conditions. Diabetes accounts for one... read more
Wonderful Sunlight

Wonderful Sunlight

Sunlight Helps Kill Pain In a 2005 study , patients staying on the well-lit side of their hospital unit, thereby receiving about 46 percent greater sunlight exposure, experienced less perceived stress, took 22 percent less analgesic medication hourly, and incurred 21... read more
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