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Treating vitamin D deficiency may help prevent deadly lung attacks

Vitamin D supplements have been found to reduce the risk of potentially fatal lung attacks in some chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) patients, according...

‘longevity’ vitamins may help you achieve healthy aging

In a recent study, UCSF researchers argue that most American diets are deficient in a key class of vitamins and minerals. The vitamins play previously...
Vitamin D is important for your respiratory health

Vitamin D is important for your respiratory health

A recent international study has found Vitamin D deficiency can contribute to poor respiratory functioning and health in middle-aged adults. It is well known that...

People with metabolic syndrome need more vitamin C

A higher intake of vitamin C is crucial for metabolic syndrome patients trying to halt a potentially deadly cycle of antioxidant disruption and health-related...

Gut bacteria could help vitamin A regulate immune system

New research uncovers another useful role of the microbiome: in mice, the gut microbiome regulates the host’s immune system so that it doesn’t attack...

Magnesium could optimize your vitamin D status

In a new study, researchers showed that magnesium optimizes vitamin D status, raising it in people with deficient levels and lowering it in people...

Vitamin D deficiency in newborns is linked to schizophrenia

In a new study, researchers found that newborns with vitamin D deficiency have an increased risk of schizophrenia later in life. The study was done...

Vitamin D deficiency linked to depression in older people

In a new study, researchers found that a deficiency in vitamin D was linked to a substantially increased risk of depression (+75%) over a...

Vitamin B12 screening may prevent nerve damage in type 2 diabetes

In a new study, researchers found that patients with type-2 diabetes, taking metformin, should have their vitamin B12 levels assessed more regularly to avoid...

Multivitamins don’t ward off heart disease, stroke

Millions of Americans take multivitamins as a quick fix for the nutrients missing from their diets. Some may think they’re good for heart and brain...