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Sunshine Can Actually Be Good For You

Wednesday, May 30, 2007
KGO – There’s more fuel for the debate over the risk of skin cancer versus the benefits of Vitamin D produced in our skin by sunlight. New research out of Stanford shows getting Vitamin D from the sun might actually help the skin protect itself.… continue reading

Research on Breast Cancer and Vitamin D

Wednesday, May 30, 2007
Lin J, Manson JE, Lee IM, Cook NR, Buring JE, Zhang SM. Division of Preventive Medicine, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, 900 Commonwealth Ave E, Boston, MA 02215. Animal data suggest the potential anticarcinogenic effects of calcium and vitamin D on breast cancer development.… continue reading

Calcium, vitamin D may help lower breast cancer risk before menopause

Tuesday, May 29, 2007
Women who consume more calcium and vitamin D may be less likely to develop breast cancer before menopause, a new U.S. study suggests. The study tracked more than 10,000 premenopausal and more than 20,000 postmenopausal women aged 45 or older for an average of 10 years.… continue reading

Dr. Holick awarded

Monday, May 28, 2007
Boston University Medical Center researcher honored by the Institute for Functional Medicine Dr. Holick receives award for research work Boston, MA—Michael F. Holick, PhD, MD, was recently awarded the 2007 Linus Pauling Functional Medicine Award from the Institute for Functional Medicine.… continue reading

Pollutants and Skin Cancer

Monday, May 28, 2007
By CHIP MARTIN, SUN MEDIA Fighting for breath Death from above Skin cancer researcher Lina Dagnino says some some air pollutants work with UV radiation from the sun to cause cancers. (MORRIS LAMONT, Sun Media) If our smog doesn’t rot your lungs, the sun shining through may attack your skin.… continue reading

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