Time spent by asthma patients soaking up the sun may help in the treatment of the illness, a research has said. A team of scientists at King's College London said vitamin D, which is made by the body in sunlight, calms an
Scientists believe that the sun may be a potent weapon against asthma. A research showed that low levels of Vitamin D are responsible for the worsening of symptoms. Its latest research shows that the vitamin calms an overactive
Living with arthritis can be quite debilitating if not treated properly. Apart from exercise and the medicines which your doctor would prescribe, you need to be careful with your choice of food. Eating certain kinds of food could
Despite ample sunlight, people in India are deficient in vitamin D which is leading to problems like weaker bones, the Rajya Sabha was informed.
The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) has reported that surveys carried out
Does your baby have food allergy? According to researchers, high vitamin D levels in pregnancy could have been the trigger. The study conducted by Kristin Weibe's team from Helmholtz used samples from the LINA cohort that the
Sunlight helps the skin produce vitamin D and facilitates calcium absorption by the body. Now, a new study claims that people are not getting adequate sunlight due to urbanization. With urbanisation people move more often and
Adequate levels of vitamin D during young adulthood may halve the risk of adult-onset type 1 diabetes, according to a new research. The findings by the Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH) could lead to a role for vitamin D
According to a US study, people residing near the equator may find themselves sneezing and wheezing more than usual due to exposure to higher ultra violet radiations.
‘UV-B rays (type of ultraviolet radiation) exposure is
Dairy products such as milk and yogurt promote healthier hip bones than cream, says a new finding from a Harvard Medical School affiliate. Choosing low-fat milk or yogurt over cream can increase intake of protein, calcium and
The term osteoporosis is synonymous with women > low calcium > weak bones > fractures. But there is more to the osteoporosis story than just calcium deficiency. Osteoporosis is the weakening of bones such that they are
Two new studies, from US and France claim that higher intake of vitamin D seems to protect women's mental health and also keeps Alzheimer's at bay. The group led by Yelena Slinin, at the VA Medical Centre in Minneapolis, found
Does your teenage daughter often complain of backache and joint pain? Is your college-going cousin always lethargic? Vitamin D deficiency among youngsters, which causes such problems, is becoming common these days and is a
May 20 is World Osteoporosis Day.
Working for long hours every night as a BPO employee, 35-year-old Aarti Thakur soon developed pain in her wrist and hips. She had developed Vitamin D deficiency due to lack of exposure to
A study conducted between February 2010 and November 2011 by the University of Otago, said that the association of Vitamin D deficit and susceptibility to viral respiratory tract infections has been unclear. Vitamin D does not