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Low Serum Vitamin D Levels Tied to positional vertigo, Finds Study

The authors concluded, "A statistically significant association between lower mean serum vitamin D levels in the Benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV) group compared with that of the control group. Therefore, low serum vitamin D levels may be one of the risk factors for Benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV)."

Low Serum Vitamin D Levels Tied to positional vertigo, Finds Study2021-04-21T07:55:27+00:00

Facing crisis, UP airlifts 25,000 Remdesivir vials from Gujarat

A government spokesperson said that other than Remdesivir, the government was keeping a close watch over availability of eight other medicines, prescribed for Covid patients. These include Ivermectin , Paracetamol , Doxycycline, Azithromycin, Vitamin C , Zinc tables, Vitamin B Complex and Vitamin D3. These medicines are part of the medicine protocol followed even by patients in home isolation. 

Facing crisis, UP airlifts 25,000 Remdesivir vials from Gujarat2021-04-16T11:40:52+00:00

Vitamin D Deficiency Can Lead To Weight Gain and Obesity

Have you recently started gaining weight? Then deficiency of Vitamin D can be one of the reasons. The deficiency can disrupt the metabolic balance between growth and fat accumulation, according to a study.

Vitamin D Deficiency Can Lead To Weight Gain and Obesity2021-01-20T05:17:12+00:00

8 Reasons Women Need to Increase Vitamin D Consumption

Vitamin D, often called as ‘Sunshine D’, has started to gain prominence over its pivotal role in women’s health. It is important for a number of reasons, from maintaining healthy teeth and bones to reducing the general risk of diabetes. Vitamins are nutrients that your body cannot create, however your body can produce Vitamin D with the help of a little sunshine. And as we know, a little bit of sunshine never did us harm, whether it’s for the mood or for the body! Here are 8 reasons why women need to increase their consumption of Vitamin D:

8 Reasons Women Need to Increase Vitamin D Consumption2021-01-04T04:52:34+00:00

80% of Covid-19 patients have vitamin D deficiency: Study

According to a new study published in the Endocrine Society’s Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism, over 80 per cent of 200 Covid-19 patients in a hospital in Spain have vitamin D deficiency.

80% of Covid-19 patients have vitamin D deficiency: Study2021-01-04T04:51:53+00:00

Vitamin D lessens severe eczema symptoms in kids: Study

The study, published in the journal Pharmacology Research & Perspectives, aimed to evaluate the impact of vitamin D supplementation on response to standard treatment in pediatrics with severe atopic dermatitis.

Vitamin D lessens severe eczema symptoms in kids: Study2021-01-04T04:49:34+00:00

Type 1 Diabetes Vaccine Candidate Launches USA Study

A Phase 1 clinical trial featuring an investigational vaccine that uses a person’s own immune cells, a beta cell protein, and vitamin D3 to potentially treat type 1 diabetes is now recruiting patients.

Type 1 Diabetes Vaccine Candidate Launches USA Study2021-01-04T04:45:17+00:00

Vitamin D in spotlight for COVID-19 following UK parliamentary comments

Vitamin D is in the spotlight as UK’s health minister, Matt Hancock, looks to hear about “all possible scientific advances that might be helpful” in the fight against COVID-19. This comes in light of new evidence pointing to the vitamin’s efficacy, which is in contrast to previous government-backed reviews. a study from the Boston University School of Medicine found that in comparison with vitamin D- deficient patients, vitamin D-sufficient hospitalized COVID-19 patients had a significant decreased risk for adverse clinical outcomes, including unconsciousness, hypoxia (body starved for oxygen) and death.

Vitamin D in spotlight for COVID-19 following UK parliamentary comments2020-10-13T23:43:21+00:00
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