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Research continues to link vitamin D levels with better COVID outcomes

Research continues to link vitamin D levels with better COVID outcomes Is there a linear relationship between vitamin D levels and COVID mortality? New and compelling clinical research further cements the case, and even suggests a baseline level of vitamin D at which there’s theoretically zero mortality from the pandemic disease.

Research continues to link vitamin D levels with better COVID outcomes2022-01-04T06:52:44+00:00

Vegans, This Is What You Need To Look Out For In Your Vitamin D Supplement

How to know if your vitamin D supplement is vegan? The average vitamin D3 supplement (or cholecalciferol) is made from lanolin, a yellow fat that comes from sheep's wool that is UV irradiated to create a concentrated cholecalciferol source. "Nothing wrong with lanolin," says Ferira. "It's a fine D3 source." It doesn't pose any significant safety concerns, per the Environmental Working Group (EWG), but it does come from sheep's wool, which is, ahem, not vegan.

Vegans, This Is What You Need To Look Out For In Your Vitamin D Supplement2022-01-04T06:49:13+00:00

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
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