The secret for the cure of chronic disease, diabetes, and even pancreatic cancer may lie in vitamin D treatments. The vitamin can reportedly treat damaged beta cells, which is behind high glucose levels in diabetes.
Children born from mothers who take vitamin D supplements during their pregnancy were less likely to develop asthma and respiratory infections.
Exercise and good vitamin D levels have some kind of "synergistic" relationship that helps reduce the risk heart attacks and strokes.
Giving vitamin D to mouse models during their pregnancy could help prevent autism traits to their offspring.
Higher levels of vitamin D linked to better long-term outcomes in breast cancer patients.
Pregnant women have long been advised to take prenatal vitamins to make sure mothers-to-be and their unborn child could get the needed nutrients. But a recent study shows that some vitamins are unnecessary and could only be a waste of time and money.
A recent study in Scotland's Hebrides with a large group of wild sheep found that those that were chock-full of Vitamin D by summer's end were more fertile.
A researcher from the University of Illinois has found a direct link between time outdoors and good health. Feeling relaxed in the great outdoors allows the body to invest more into supporting the immune system.
During winter months, residents of northern US cities are experiencing more snowstorms like the recent "historic" nor'easter Juno, and the lack of sunshine is causing vitamin D deficiency, a new study warns.
Daily vitamin D supplements are of no help in reducing the risk of falls among the elderly, recent research concludes.
Breast cancer patients with high levels of vitamin D in their blood are twice more likely to survive the disease than women with low levels of this nutrient, research suggests. Researchers suggest physicians consider adding vitamin D into a breast cancer patient's standard care now and then closely monitor the patient.
The use of vitamin D supplements has previously been thought to help improve bone strength and was particularly popular among women who aimed to keep osteoporosis at bay. However, a new study says there are no benefits to warrant the connection between the two.