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Vitamin D therapy can help tackle diseases like diabetes and cancer

Vitamin D therapy can help tackle diseases like diabetes and cancer

Enhanced activation of Vitamin D by protecting beta cells may be a potential new approach for treating diabetes as well as other diseases, including cancer, researchers have suggested. When beta cells — the cells in the pancreas that produce, store and release the hormone insulin — become dysfunctional, the body cannot make insulin to control [...]

May 18, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Vitamin D therapy can help tackle diseases like diabetes and cancer

Vitamin D can help improve weight of malnourished kids, language development

Vitamin D can help improve weight of malnourished kids, language development

New research shows that vitamin D helps in improving the overall health of malnourished children. The study was conducted by the University of the Punjab Pakistan and the Queen Mary University of London and shows that a high dose of vitamin D supplements helps malnourished kids to put on weight and also learn languages more easily. Vitamin [...]

May 7, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Vitamin D can help improve weight of malnourished kids, language development

Vitamin D can cut heart failure risk after an attack. Here’s how

Vitamin D can cut heart failure risk after an attack. Here’s how

Besides helping build strong bones and muscles, Vitamin D may also protect heart tissue and prevent heart failure after a heart attack, finds a study conducted on mice. Heart failure is a life-threatening condition affecting an estimated 23 million people worldwide. A previous study had shown that people who have suffered from cardiovascular disease, and have [...]

March 17, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Vitamin D can cut heart failure risk after an attack. Here’s how

Soak up the sunshine: Vitamin D reduces risk of early mortality

Soak up the sunshine: Vitamin D reduces risk of early mortality

A normal intake of vitamin D can reduce the risk of early death substantially in people with cardiovascular disease, a study has found. The research concludes that people who have suffered from cardiovascular disease, and have a normal intake of vitamin D, reduce their risk of morality as a consequence of the disease by 30%. [...]

March 8, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Soak up the sunshine: Vitamin D reduces risk of early mortality

Worried about diabetes in children? High Vitamin D levels in childhood can reduce the risk

Worried about diabetes in children? High Vitamin D levels in childhood can reduce the risk

Children who receive higher levels of Vitamin D during infancy and childhood may be significantly at a lower risk of developing islet autoimmunity as well as Type 1 diabetes, according to a study. Type 1 diabetes is a chronic autoimmune disease that is increasing by 3-5% annually worldwide and occurs when the body’s immune system [...]

October 26, 2017 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Worried about diabetes in children? High Vitamin D levels in childhood can reduce the risk

Vitamin D supplement may benefit MS patients’ immune systems

Vitamin D supplement may benefit MS patients’ immune systems

People with multiple sclerosis who took high-dose supplements of vitamin D had reduced levels of inflammation related to the disease, according to researchers in a new study. Low vitamin D is linked with an increased risk for MS, and previous studies have shown taking supplements can help treatment and prevention of disease progression. MS is [...]

April 7, 2016 Saheli Health Comments Off on Vitamin D supplement may benefit MS patients’ immune systems