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Supplemental vitamin D fails to lower risk of fractures in healthy adults

Written by | 16 Aug 2022

Dietary supplementation with vitamin D does not appear to lower the risk of fractures in healthy adults, researchers reported on July 27, 2022 in the New England Journal […]

Vitamin D supplementation seems to alleviate depressive symptoms in adults

Written by | 15 Aug 2022

An extensive meta-analysis suggests that vitamin D supplementation may alleviate depressive symptoms in adults with depression. Conducted by an international team of researchers, the meta-analysis includes dozens of […]

Better public health messaging needed to improve vitamin D intake in UK black community

Written by | 3 Dec 2021

Vitamin D is essential for absorbing calcium and has a direct link to bone and immune health. Vitamin D deficiency has also been linked to certain cancers, multiple sclerosis, diabetes and […]

New findings on ambient UVB radiation, vitamin D, and protection against severe COVID-19

Written by | 1 Oct 2021

New research from Trinity College Dublin and University of Edinburgh has examined the association between vitamin D and COVID-19, and found that ambient ultraviolet B (UVB) radiation (which […]

Vitamin D – time for action

Written by | 31 Dec 2020

Is there case for mass vitamin D supplementation to mitigate the effects of covid-19? There are now more than 40 studies demonstrating that having optimal blood levels of 25(OH)-vitamin D […]

Deficient vitamin D status associated with increased COVID-19 risk

Written by | 22 Nov 2020

Researchers from a retrospective study have reported an association between vitamin D deficiency and an increase in the risk of becoming infected with the coronavirus. The findings were […]

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