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  1. Women can now take proactive steps to reduce breast cancer riskRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2014 | Medical News

    ... a low body-mass index (BMI) can help, as well as avoiding alcohol and tobacco abuse. Doctors also recommend taking Vitamin D supplements and avoiding soy products. "Soy products have estrogen-like effects on the body. Seventy to 80 percent of breast ...

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  2. Gene Study Finds No Proof Vitamin D Guards Against Type 2 Diabetes, University of Cambridge RevealsRead the original story

    Oct 2, 2014 | BioSpace

    There's no genetic evidence that high levels of vitamin D can prevent type 2 diabetes, a new study says. Some previous research had suggested that elevated levels of vitamin D might protect people against type 2 diabetes, raising the possibility of a link between vitamin D deficiency and the blood sugar disease.

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  3. The Medical Minute: Information Is Power for Women at High Risk of Breast CancerRead the original story

    Oct 1, 2014 | Newswise

    ... a low body-mass index (BMI) can help, as well as avoiding alcohol and tobacco abuse. Doctors also recommend taking Vitamin D supplements and avoiding soy products. "Soy products have estrogen-like effects on the body. Seventy to 80 percent of breast ...

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  4. Genetic research casts doubt on vitamin D's ability to prevent T2 diabetesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 1, 2014 | Food Technology

    "We need to be cautious about vitamin D's potential role in the prevention of type-2 diabetes and stick to things that are proven to work - diet and exercise," says genetic scientist. "...we are far from done with this topic".

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  5. Gene Study Finds No Proof Vitamin D Guards Against Type 2 DiabetesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 1, 2014 | MedicineNet

    There's no genetic evidence that high levels of vitamin D can prevent type 2 diabetes , a new study says. Some previous research had suggested that elevated levels of vitamin D might protect people against type 2 diabetes, raising the possibility of a link between vitamin D deficiency and the blood sugar disease.

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  6. Fall preparation for that upcoming holiday stress - Start NowRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 1, 2014 | Examiner.com

    Vitamin D is a smart dietary supplement to help prevent heart disease and osteoporosis, and boost immunity. In this Health Smarts video, Vonda Wright, MD, reveals the best time of day to take this smart supplement to prevent a vitamin d deficiency.

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  7. The Growing Concern About Vitamin D DeficiencyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 1, 2014 | Augusta Magazine

    ... their fair complexions. No one knew at the time how important ultraviolet rays are to human health. Rampant vitamin D deficiency and resulting bone diseases plagued Victorian peoples. For different reasons, vitamin D deficiency is pandemic in our ...

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  8. Genetic Analysis Fails To Support Vitamin D To Prevent DiabetesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 1, 2014 | Forbes.com

    ... New York City before embarking on a career in medical journalism. You can follow me on Twitter at: @cardiobrief. A vitamin D pill can't substitute for a healthy diet and sunshine, a new genetic study published in The Lancet Diabetes & Endocrinology ...

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  9. New Study Supports Giving Vitamin D Supplementation From BirthRead the original story

    Oct 1, 2014 | Emailwire.com

    A recent study suggests that parents of breastfed infants should consider giving their children vitamin D supplementation from birth in order to avoid the potential dangers of vitamin D deficiency. Hollywood, Florida -- These days it seems like hardly a day goes by without vitamin D being mentioned in the news.

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  10. High-dose vitamin D for ICU patients who are vitamin D deficient does not improve outcomesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 30, 2014 | Science Daily

    Administration of high-dose vitamin D3 compared with placebo did not reduce hospital length of stay, intensive care unit length of stay, hospital mortality, or the risk of death at 6 months among patients with vitamin D deficiency who were critically ill, according to a study. Administration of high-dose vitamin D3 compared with placebo did not reduce hospital length of stay, intensive care unit length of stay, hospital mortality, or the risk of death at 6 months among patients with vitamin D deficiency who were critically ill, according to a study published in JAMA .

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  11. Vitamin D has no link with type 2 diabetes: StudyRead the original story

    Oct 1, 2014 | Nerve News

    Challenging evidence from earlier studies, which suggest that higher concentrations of vitamin D might prevent type 2 diabetes, a study found that there is no evidence of a causal link between a person's vitamin D levels and type 2 diabetes. Our findings suggest that interventions to reduce the risk of type 2 diabetes by increasing concentrations of vitamin D are not currently justified, said Nita Forouhi from the University of Cambridge's school of clinical medicine.

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  12. Genetic study casts further doubt that vitamin D prevents the development of type 2 diabetesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 30, 2014 | PhysOrg Weblog

    A large genetic study, published today in The Lancet Diabetes & Endocrinology journal, has concluded there is no evidence of a causal link between a person's vitamin D levels [1], and whether they develop type 2 diabetes. The findings of the study, conducted by scientists at the University of Cambridge, challenge evidence from earlier observational studies which suggest that higher concentrations of circulating vitamin D might prevent type 2 diabetes.

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  13. Effect of Vitamin D3 Supplementation on Improving Glucose Homeostasis ...Read the original story

    Sep 30, 2014 | CiteULike

    Context: Observational studies report consistent associations between low vitamin D concentration and increased glycemia and risk of type 2 diabetes, but results of randomized controlled trials are mixed. Objective: To systematically review RCTs that report on the effects of vitamin D supplementation on glucose homeostasis or diabetes prevention.

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  14. Vitamin D supplementation for prevention of cancer in adults.Read the original story

    Sep 30, 2014 | CiteULike

    The evidence on whether vitamin D supplementation is effective in decreasing cancers is contradictory. To assess the beneficial and harmful effects of vitamin D supplementation for prevention of cancer in adults.

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  15. Vitamin D and vitamin D analogues for preventing fractures in post-menopausal women and older men.Read the original story

    Sep 30, 2014 | CiteULike

    Vitamin D and related compounds have been used to prevent osteoporotic fractures in older people. This is the third update of a Cochrane review first published in 1996.

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  16. Changes proposed for nutrition labels on most U.S. foodRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 26, 2014 | Journal-Advocate

    ... foods while increasing calorie intake. Update daily values for nutrients like sodium, dietary fiber and Vitamin D to help consumers understand the nutrition information in the context of a total daily diet. Require manufacturers to declare the ...

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  17. Health: Vitamin D Shows Promise For Local Patients Battling One Of the Deadliest CancersRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 26, 2014 | CBS Local

    The power of vitamin D. It's showing promise in helping local patients battle one of the deadliest cancers. 3 On Your Side Health Reporter Stephanie Stahl has more on how it works.

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  18. One in ten people over forty years old in Britain are vitamin D deficientRead the original story

    Sep 26, 2014 | PressReleasePoint

    As many as one in ten people in Britain over forty years old may be vitamin D deficient, according to a study carried out by researchers at the University of Cambridge. We know that vitamin D deficiency can be detrimental to health, but until now there has been no clear answer as to what is actually the ideal amount of the vitamin Vitamin D is nicknamed the 'sunshine vitamin' as it is produced in the skin in response to sunlight.

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  19. Salk Cancer Study Promising Salk Study: Vitamin D Could Help Cancer FightRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 26, 2014 | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    The Salk Institute for Biological Studies in La Jolla said Thursday that it might have found a way to fight pancreatic cancer, a typically fatal disease whose victims have included Apple co-founder Steve Jobs and actor Patrick Swayze. In a study on mice, researchers used a synthetic form of vitamin D to knock down the wall of cells that form around pancreatic tumors - opening a path for chemotherapeutic drugs.

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  20. Some Research Studies Suggest That The Sun Can Actually Help Protect The Skin From CancerRead the original story

    Sep 26, 2014 | Emailwire.com

    ... that perhaps the opposite is true. It is exposure to the rays of the sun's light that causes the body to produce Vitamin D, a critical vitamin. Vitamin D is synthesized from both exposure to the sun and also from dietary intake but exposure to the ...

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