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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...

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 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...

Using vitamin D to fight diabetes

In a recent study, researchers from the Salk Institute report a potential new approach for treating diabetes by protecting beta cells. Beta cells are the...

Blood vitamin D linked to your colon cancer risk

In a recent international study reported by the American Cancer Society, researchers found that higher vitamin D concentrations in the blood are strongly linked...

Vitamin D deficiency and obesity may increase breast cancer risk

In a new study, researchers find obesity and vitamin D deficiency may increase a woman’s breast cancer risk. Vitamin D is already well known for...

Why you should add cress into your vegan/vegetarian diets

In a recent study, researchers have found how the vitamin content of some plants can be improved to make vegetarian and vegan diets more...
Vitamin D could help delay aging

Vitamin D could help delay aging

It is known that vitamin D can help our body absorb calcium and strengthen our bones. But recent research has shown that vitamin D has...
Scientists advice people cut daily vitamin D intake in half

Scientists advice people cut daily vitamin D intake in half

In a recent study, researchers re-measured vitamin D with improved technology. They suggest that the Recommended Dietary Allowance (RDA) for vitamin D intake can drop...

Health risks of calcium supplements you should know

Calcium is an essential nutrient our body needs. It is very important for our bone health. Many people take calcium supplement daily and it helps...

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Scientists find the major cause of autism

In a new study, researchers discovered that autism is 80% reliant on inherited genes. That means that environmental causes are only responsible for 20% of...
These two types of drugs are linked to dementia

These two types of drugs are linked to dementia

In a recent study from the University of East Anglia, researchers find that long-term use of anticholinergic antidepressants is linked to a higher risk...

This popular painkiller may harm your blood sugar

In a new study, researchers found popular pain drug opioid tramadol (marketed as ConZip and Ultram) may increase the risk of developing hypoglycemia, or...

Popular high blood pressure drug may increase risk of bowel disease

High blood pressure harms one in ten adults across the globe, and it increases the risk of heart attack and stroke. The most common treatments...
Common painkiller may harm your immune system, damaging heart and kidneys

Common painkiller may harm your immune system, damage heart and kidneys

In a recent study, researchers found that a widely used type of painkiller may increase risks of heart failure and kidney disease. The type of...