Vitamin D

Why Are So Many People Popping Vitamin D?

There is no epidemic of vitamin D deficiency, experts say, yet pointless testing and treatment are rampant.|By Gina Kolata

High-dose oral vitamin D3 significantly reduced effects of sunburn

rapidly attenuates sunburn, according to the results of a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled pilot study of 25 healthy adults.

Vitamin D supplements and good night's sleep may help to manage pain

A review finds that vitamin D is involved in sleep and pain regulation and proposes that vitamin D supplements and good sleep hygiene may help manage pain.

Vitamin D Stimulates Stem Cells and Embryonic Development

A lack of vitamin D in umbilical cord tissue can result in fewer fetal blood stem cells and the potential for problems later in life.

Knee effusion-synovitis volume measurement and effects of vitamin D supplementation in patients with knee osteoarthritis

To develop a measure of knee joint effusion-synovitis volume and to examine the effect of vitamin D supplementation on effusion-synovitis in people with knee osteoarthritis (OA) and low vitamin D levels over 24 months.

Innate Immunity in Systemic Sclerosis – Role of Toll-Like Receptors, Interferon, and the Potential Impact of Vitamin D

The European Medical Journal (EMJ) is an open-access, peer-reviewed medical journal. Founded in 2012 as an imprint of Gorely New Media, the European Medical Journal provides reviews, symposiums and developments from Europe's medical congresses. Each journal is published six weeks after its relevant…

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