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  • This Vitamin May Help Curb Asthma Attacks

    This Vitamin May Help Curb Asthma Attacks

    Asthma is a chronic lung disease with common symptoms like wheezing, coughing, chest tightness and shortness of breath. It may be caused due to genetic or environmental factors. The symptoms can be improved with the help of medicines, healthy lifestyle and by avoiding triggers like allergens, smoke ...

  • Vitamin D Deficiency May Increase Risk of Schizophrenia

    Vitamin D Deficiency May Increase Risk of Schizophrenia

    Known as the sunshine vitamin, vitamin-D is produced by the body in response to the skin being exposed to sunlight. Vitamin-D strengthens the bones and helps in enhancing the absorption of calcium in the body.Deficiency of vitamin-D may lead to bone problems like rickets in children and osteomalacia...

  • Top 5 Vitamin D Rich Foods

    Top 5 Vitamin D Rich Foods

    For a country that gets abundant sunlight (at least for most parts of the year) it's strange to find a significant part of our population being diagnosed with Vitamin D deficiency. It's almost become a pandemic.Vitamin D or the 'sunshine vitamin' is an essential nutrient that keeps the bones and tee...

  • World Asthma Day: How sunlight reduces asthma

    World Asthma Day: How sunlight reduces asthma

    World Asthma Day is commemorated annually on the first Tuesday of May by Global Initiative for Asthma (GINA) to spread awareness about it. This year, GINA is organizing activities across the globe around the theme, "You Can Control Your Asthma".With this year's theme in mind, healthcare professional...

  • Vitamin D deficiency may lead to prostate cancer: study

    Vitamin D deficiency may lead to prostate cancer: study

    A vitamin D deficiency has now been linked to aggressive prostate cancer. "Vitamin D deficiency could be a biomarker of advanced prostate tumour progression in large segments of the general population," said Adam B. Murphy, Northwestern University's Feinberg School of Medicine.More research is neede...

  • Vitamin D Deficiency May Lead To Prostate Cancer: Study

    Vitamin D Deficiency May Lead To Prostate Cancer: Study

    Get under the morning sun sooner rather than later as vitamin D deficiency has now been linked to aggressive prostate cancer, an alarming study indicated.

  • Mother's low vitamin D linked to toddler's risk of cavities

    Mother's low vitamin D linked to toddler's risk of cavities

    Women's low vitamin D levels during pregnancy are linked to a higher risk of cavities in the teeth of their toddlers, according to a new study done in Canada.Previous studies have shown that vitamin D deficiency among mothers can lead to defects in the enamel of their toddlers' teeth - which have al...

  • Vitamin D rich diet can help fight breast cancer

    Vitamin D rich diet can help fight breast cancer

    Breast cancer patients with high levels of vitamin D in their blood are twice as likely to survive the disease as women with low levels of this nutrient, scientists have found. In previous studies, Cedric F Garland, professor in the Department of Family and Preventive Medicine at the University of C...

  • Should you pop vitamin D pills regularly?

    Should you pop vitamin D pills regularly?

    Vitamin D supplements have no significant effect on preventing heart attack, stroke, cancer or bone fractures, according to a review of scientific evidence published Friday.Researchers led by Mark Bolland of the University of Auckland in New Zealand looked at 40 high-quality trials to see if supplem...

  • Now, bask in mushrooms to get Vitamin D

    Now, bask in mushrooms to get Vitamin D

    Next time you go out in the sun to get some Vitamin D, think about mushrooms. Why mushrooms? Well, this is what is going to be your best source of Vitamin D soon.In order to give mushrooms a vitamin D boost, researchers exposed them to quick pulses of ultraviolet light. And voila! In less than a sec...

  • Trouble sleeping? Eat well

    Trouble sleeping? Eat well

    Stress is often seen as a culprit when you are unable to get a good night's sleep. But your diet also plays a role in it. Check your nutrient intake to sleep well.The following vitamins and minerals are required to solve sleep problems, reports huffingtonpost.com.* Magnesium: It plays a role in the ...

  • New York police called in line: women can go topless

    As the summer sun shines in New York, many city dwellers will head to Central Park to soak up some vitamin D. And if police see topless female sunbathers, they have been reminded to let them be.

  • Julian Assange's embassy life is cramped but connected

    Julian Assange's embassy life is cramped but connected

    Living on takeaway meals in a small room with a treadmill to burn off frustrated energy and a vitamin D lamp to make up for a lack of sunlight, Julian Assange has the one material thing he values most: a computer with an Internet connection.

  • Vitamin D gene may treat multiple sclerosis

    Vitamin D gene may treat multiple sclerosis

    Scientists have discovered two new genes involved in multiple sclerosis.

  • Eat oily fish to keep brain healthy

    Eating oily fish, rich in vitamin D, may be vital in keeping your brain healthy as you age, according to a new study.

  • Vitamin D is a hormone, says study

    Vitamin D is a hormone, says study

    A new study has suggested that vitamin D isn't really a vitamin at all -- it's actually a hormone made inside the body without any help from the sun.

  • Vitamin D boosts muscle performance

    Teenaged girls get muscle power from Vitamin D.

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