Asthma Studies Find Potential New Treatment but Question Another

Asthma Studies Find Potential New Treatment but Question Another

Two new studies released independently this week have shed new information about the treatment of asthma. In one, a study found that vitamins that were thought to be associated with symptoms of the disease do not seem to be particularly effective. In another paper, it was discovered that a novel treatment using antibodies prevents specific […]

Vitamin D Deficiency Linked to Cancer Death

Vitamin D Deficiency Linked to Cancer Death

Vitamin D, known sometimes as the sunshine nutrient, has been the bright star in a number of studies about good health.  Countless media reports and scientific research have built a bastion of public health knowledge on its benefits, but vitamin D may also combat some frighteningly prominent chronic diseases.  Earlier this month, the British Medical Journal […]

Vitamin D Long-Term Deficiency Increases Risk of Fracture?

Vitamin D Long-Term Deficiency Increases Risk of Fracture?

Yesterday, a Swedish study was presented at the World Congress on Osteoporosis, Osteoarthritis and Musculoskeletal Diseases that showed long-term, vitamin D deficiency increases bone fracture risk in older women over a 10-year period. Although previous studies had shown some correlation between vitamin D intake and decreased risk of falls that leads to less risks of […]