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Vitamin D casts cancer prevention in new light

Sunday, April 29, 2007
MARTIN MITTELSTAEDT For decades, researchers have puzzled over why rich northern countries have cancer rates many times higher than those in developing countries — and many have laid the blame on dangerous pollutants spewed out by industry. But research into vitamin D is suggesting both a plausible answer to this medical puzzle and a heretical notion: that cancers and other disorders in rich countries aren’t caused mainly by pollutants but by a vitamin deficiency known to be less acute or even non-existent in poor nations.… continue reading

During National Osteoporosis Month, Explore Vitamin D’s Benefits Beyond Bones

Sunday, April 29, 2007
SACRAMENTO, Calif. — National Osteoporosis Month is right around the corner, reminding most health professionals to counsel their clients about the bone-building benefits of calcium and vitamin D. With help from Dairy Council of California, Osteoporosis Month is also an opportunity to promote vitamin D’s health benefits beyond bones and bring attention to a discouraging decline in vitamin D status among Americans.… continue reading

Ontario youth exposing themselves to harmful artificial tanning

Tuesday, April 24, 2007
TORONTO – The Canadian Cancer Society is alarmed at the results of a recent survey that shows that many young people in Ontario are deliberately exposing themselves to dangerous levels of ultraviolet radiation(UVR) by using tanning beds and other forms of artificial tanning equipment.… continue reading

Health First – Vitamin D

Monday, April 23, 2007
By Dave Fuller Every week there seems to be more information coming out about the importance of Vitamin D in the diet. Vitamin D is known as the sunshine vitamin because generally we get most of our vitamin D from the suns rays.… continue reading

Vitamin D Deficiency Increases Cancer Risk

Thursday, April 19, 2007
BUFFALO, NY – Vitamin D deficiency is common and cancer risk is higher among those individuals with low vitamin D levels, according to an analysis of research which will be presented at a symposium by Donald L. Trump, MD, President & CEO, Roswell Park Cancer Institute (RPCI) at the 2007 centennial meeting of the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR), April 14-18, in Los Angeles, CA.… continue reading

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