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22 May 2022
Deficiency of Vitamin D can affect your fertility, know foods to eat
Vitamin D has been linked to a number of health benefits. It appears to be linked to higher fertility and a healthier pregnancy in women trying to conceive.
17 Feb 2022
Vitamin D deficiency linked to severe COVID-19 cases: Study
Patients with vitamin D deficiency (less than 20 ng/mL) were 14 times more likely to have the severe or critical case of COVID than those with more than 40 ng/mL.
25 Aug 2021
KL University develops paper sensor to measure Vitamin-D deficiency
The sensor has been developed by designing a paper electrode in a specific dimension Vitamin-D deficiency was recently postulated to be a factor associated with an increased risk of poor prognosis in COVID-19
05 Jul 2021
How to avoid Vitamin D deficiency while at home
Vitamin D helps the body to function well by making the bones healthy, and strengthening the immune system Cod liver oil, coriander, orange, yoghurt, cheese, garlic, dark chocolate, black mustard seeds, mushrooms, turmeric, and Kashmiri garlic are rich in Vitamin D
10 Apr 2018
FSSAI launches initiative to address Vitamin D deficiency
The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) on Monday launched 'Project Dhoop', an initiative aimed at shifting the school assembly time to noon to ensure maximum absorption of Vitamin D in students through natural sunlight.
22 Mar 2018
Vitamin D deficiency during pregnancy may increase autism risk in babies
Autism is a lifelong neuro-developmental disorder characterized by impaired social interaction, impaired verbal and non-verbal communication and restricted and repetitive behaviour.
22 Jun 2017
Have a 9-5 job? You could be at risk of Vitamin D deficiency
Shift workers, healthcare workers and indoor workers in particular are at high risk of vitamin D deficiency, researchers at the University of Alberta, Canada suggest.
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02 May 2017
Regular use of sunscreen can cause vitamin D deficiency
Researchers claim nearly one billion people worldwide may be having deficient or insufficient levels of Vitamin D due to inadequate sun exposure related to sunscreen use.
11 Apr 2017
Vitamin D: Why it's so essential, what happens when you don't get enough of it?
Vitamin D, also known as the sunshine vitamin, is an essential nutrient that helps maintain strong bones, teeth and keep the muscles healthy.
23 Nov 2016
Vitamin D may lower mortality in one-third breast cancer patients
A deficiency in the vitamin D levels has been associated with the risk for several cancers.
08 Nov 2016
Low Vitamin D levels may up bladder cancer risk
Vitamin D, which is produced by the body through exposure to sunshine, helps the body control calcium and phosphate levels. It can also be obtained from food sources such as fatty fish and egg yolks.
05 Aug 2016
Contraceptives with oestrogen may up Vitamin D in women
The findings, after adjusting for seasonal exposure to sunlight, showed that the use of contraceptive pills, patch or ring containing oestrogen was associated with a 20 per cent higher 25-hydroxy Vitamin D level.
18 Jun 2016
Increase vitamin D levels to cut kidney problems
A deficiency in the amount of vitamin D in the body may lead to high risk of chronic kidney diseases, especially in children, says a new study.
07 Jan 2016
Low sunlight exposure increases cancer risk
Persons residing at higher latitudes, with lower sunlight exposure and greater prevalence of vitamin D deficiency, are at greater risk of developing cancer, including leukemia, a type of blood cancer, new research reveals.
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29 Dec 2015
90 percent of people get damaged knee joints by 60-65 years
Nearly 90 percent of people suffer from damaged knee joints by the age of 60-65 years, orthopedicians have said, adding that in majority of the cases the condition can be prevented by a proper lifestyle and food habits.
24 Dec 2015
Low vitamin D levels don't worsen sleep apnea
Contradicting common perception, researchers have found that low levels of vitamin D, also known as the "sunshine vitamin", does not cause or worsen sleep apnea.
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18 Nov 2015
Vitamin D deficiency may make HIV treatment less effective
Low levels of vitamin D may limit immune recovery in HIV-positive adults undergoing treatment, says a new study.
02 Nov 2015
Vitamin D pill a day keeps unfitness, heart risk at bay
Most people generate vitamin D by exposing their skin to ultraviolet B rays in sunlight.
15 Sep 2015
Vitamin D deficiency may fast-track cognitive decline
Low levels of vitamin D are linked with faster decline in cognitive functions among older adults, thereby putting them at greater risk for Alzheimer's disease, new research has found.
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