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Soft skulls linked to vitamin D deficiency

Tuesday, April 15, 2008
Canwest News Service – The Windsor Star Thursday, April 10, 2008 Softening of the skull bones (craniotabes) in normal-looking babies might be a result of vitamin D deficiency during pregnancy, according to a Japanese study in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism.… continue reading

Vitamin D to be examined at NIH conference

Tuesday, April 15, 2008
A report about vitamin D and bone health that reviews scientific evidence and identifies its strengths and weaknesses will be examined at the upcoming National Institutes of Health (NIH) conference, scheduled Sept. 5–6. “This independent, systematic review is timely because there are mixed messages and recommendations to consumers regarding the benefits and harms of vitamin D intake,” said NIH Office of Dietary Supplements (ODS) Director Paul M.… continue reading

A New Vitamin D Deficiency Test That Can be Done at Home

Monday, April 14, 2008
By Virginia Hopkins (see all articles by this author) (NaturalNews) Thanks to sun avoidance and indoor lifestyles, Americans are vitamin D deficient. One of the worst things Americans have done to their health is avoid sun exposure. Most of us work inside then sit in our cars, and when we’re outside we slather ourselves with sun block and wear wide-brim hats and long sleeves.… continue reading

The Vitamin D Connection

Wednesday, April 9, 2008
– – An adequate amount of Vitamin D is known to improve bone density, but the impact goes much further than bone strength; Vitamin D deficiency can impact nearly all of the body’s functions. This topic will be investigated at the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) 17th Annual Meeting & Clinical Congress, on Thursday, May 15, 2008, at the Walt Disney World Dolphin Resort in Orlando.… continue reading

Shiny lip balms, glosses linked to skin cancer risk

Wednesday, April 9, 2008
By admin – Email This Post Washington – Cant get enough of the daily dose of sunscreen, shiny lip balm, and gloss to protect your skin and add that dash of shine to your face? Well, then heres a new flash for you these so-called beauty enhancing products can actually increase your chances of developing a skin cancer.… continue reading

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