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Study Shines More Light on Benefit of Vitamin D in Fighting Cancer

Wednesday, August 22, 2007
A new study looking at the relationship between vitamin D serum levels and the risk of colon and breast cancer across the globe has estimated the number of cases of cancer that could be prevented each year if vitamin D3 levels met the target proposed by researchers.… continue reading

Roles of solar ultraviolet radiation and vitamin D in human health and how to obtain vitamin D

Wednesday, August 22, 2007
William B. Grant, Ph.D. Sunlight, Nutrition, and Health Research Center (SUNARC ) 2115 Van Ness Ave., Suite 101 San Francisco, CA 94109, USA 1-415-409-1980 – voice 1-415-931-6537 – fax Summary: 245 words Key words: 10 Text: 6952 words Key issues: 11 with 246 words References: 178 Graphs: 1 Tables: 2 Submitted to: Expert Review of Dermatology Exposure to solar ultraviolet (UV) radiation is a double-edged sword: the benefits include vitamin D3 production and tanning, whereas the risks include diseases linked to free radical production and DNA damage.… continue reading

Vitamins, Antioxidants May Increase Skin Cancer

Tuesday, August 21, 2007
(KABC-TV) – We’ve all heard taking vitamins and antioxidants are good for you. But a new study done by French researchers suggest taking those supplements may actually increase the risk of skin cancer. Rachel Anderson is very concerned about skin cancer.… continue reading

Exposure to the sun could be bad for the skin, but can help prevent breast cancer

Monday, August 20, 2007
Though spending time in the sun is generally considered a bad thing as far as skin cancer goes, it can help prevent breast cancer. A study shows that women who stay inside more often are at a high risk for breast cancer than those who spend time outside.… continue reading

We need more calcium as we age

Thursday, August 16, 2007
Calcium, vitamin D are critical to stopping bone loss August 14, 2007 6:00 AM I periodically obsess about certain things. I become totally focused on an off-the-beaten-track topic and cannot get it out of my head. Right now it’s vitamin D and calcium.… continue reading

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