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How much sun is good for our health?

Vitamin D deficiency is linked in adults to a higher risk of suffering from various diseases. Since very few foods contain this vitamin, its...

High monthly vitamin D reduces respiratory infections, may increase falls for...

In people over the age of 65, acute respiratory infections -- such as the common cold, influenza, or pneumonia -- can lead to potentially...

Low vitamin D levels linked to increased risk of bladder cancer

Vitamin D deficiency is associated with an increased risk of developing bladder cancer, according to a systematic review of seven studies presented at the...

Chemical exposure linked to lower vitamin D levels

Exposure to bisphenol A (BPA) and other endocrine-disrupting chemicals (EDCs) may reduce levels of vitamin D in the bloodstream, according to a new study...

Bright light alters metabolism

Scientists found bright light exposure increased insulin resistance compared to dim light exposure in both the morning and the evening. In the evening, bright...

Higher levels of vitamin D correspond to lower cancer risk

Researchers at University of California, San Diego School of Medicine report that higher levels of vitamin D -- specifically serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D -- are...

Outdoor light has role in reducing short-sightedness in kids

Increasing exposure to outdoor light is the key to reducing the myopia (short-sightedness) epidemic in children, according to ground-breaking research by Australian optometrists.Optometrist and...

Vitamin D May Improve Patients’ Heart Health, Study Finds

A daily dose of vitamin D3 improves heart function in people with chronic heart failure, a five-year University of Leeds research project has found.Dr...

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