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How sunburns work

Wednesday, June 6, 2007
By MARSHALL BRIAN Now that we are getting into the thick of summertime activities, sunburn is something that you have to think about. If you go out on a bright sunny day and stay in the sun too long, you will get sunburn.… continue reading

Low Vitamin D Status despite Abundant Sun Exposure

Wednesday, June 6, 2007
By The Endocrine Society N. Binkley, R. Novotny, D. Krueger, T. Kawahara, Y. G. Daida, G. Lensmeyer, B. W. Hollis and M. K. Drezner University of Wisconsin Osteoporosis Clinical Research Program (N.B., D.K., T.K., M.K.D.), Madison, Wisconsin 53705; Human Nutrition, Food and Animal Sciences (R.N.,… continue reading

The Role of Vitamin D and Calcium in Type 2 Diabetes

Wednesday, June 6, 2007
A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis Anastassios G. Pittas, Joseph Lau, Frank B. Hu and Bess Dawson-Hughes Divisions of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism (A.G.P., B.D.-H.), and Clinical Research (J.L.), Tufts-New England Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts 02111; Harvard School of Public Health and Channing Laboratory (F.B.H.),… continue reading

Vitamin D Status Predicts Physical Performance and Its Decline in Older Persons

Wednesday, June 6, 2007
By The Endocrine Society Vitamin D Status Predicts Physical Performance and Its Decline in Older Persons Ilse S. Wicherts, Natasja M. van Schoor, A. Joan P. Boeke, Marjolein Visser, Dorly J. H. Deeg, Jan Smit, Dirk L. Knol and Paul Lips EMGO Institute (I.S.W.,… continue reading

Some Sunscreen Ingredients Prompt Concern

Wednesday, June 6, 2007
Before you head to the beach, you make want to take a closer look at your sunscreen label. Consumer Reports is recommending that people read the labels and look out for two ingredients: zinc oxide and titanium dioxide. There is some concern that when these ingredients are nano-sized, they can seep into the skin and have adverse health effects.… continue reading

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