Vitamin D

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  • Vitamin D may boost recovery in burn patients

    Vitamin D may boost recovery in burn patients

    Vitamin D is known to have antibacterial actions that may help combat infection and therefore aid in wound healing of burn patients.

    November 7, 2017
  • High Vitamin D levels in childhood may cut diabetes risk

    High Vitamin D levels in childhood may cut diabetes risk

    Vitamin D represents a candidate protective factor for Type 1 diabetes as it regulates the immune system and autoimmunity.

    October 24, 2017
  • Higher Vitamin D dose may boost bone density in preemies

    Higher Vitamin D dose may boost bone density in preemies

    Premature infants with additional dosage of 800 IUs per day showed improvement in growth of bone density, according to a study.

    October 16, 2017
  • Sunscreens may cause Vitamin D deficiency

    Sunscreens may cause Vitamin D deficiency

    While sunscreens are known to protect against skin cancer, they may be inadvertently making you deficient in Vitamin D, causing muscle weakness and bone fractures, researchers warned. According to the study, published in the Journal of the American Osteopathic Association,......

    May 3, 2017
  • ‘Vitamin D famine looms large on Delhi populace’ 

    ‘Vitamin D famine looms large on Delhi populace’ 

    Vitamin D deficiency is developing as a major crisis in Delhi and other metros. The national capital is facing a Vitamin D famine in the midst of plenty. Sun being the biggest provider of Vitamin D, Delhi people should have......

    February 25, 2017
  • ‘Vitamin D famine looms large on Delhi populace’ 

    ‘Vitamin D famine looms large on Delhi populace’ 

    Vitamin D deficiency is developing as a major crisis in Delhi and other metros. The national capital is facing a Vitamin D famine in the midst of plenty. Sun being the biggest provider of Vitamin D, Delhi people should have......

    February 25, 2017
  • Fight cold and flu with Vitamin D

    Fight cold and flu with Vitamin D

    Regular intake of Vitamin D supplements may help protect against cold and flu, as well as tackle high levels of the vitamin's deficiency in countries like India, a study has said. The 'sunshine vitamin' as it known, not just improves......

    February 16, 2017
  • Sun bathing prevents heart disease

    Sun bathing prevents heart disease

    Sun bathing and vitamin D supplements may be feasible and affordable approaches to improve or even prevent metabolic syndromes which pose a risk of diabetes and heart disease, a new study has claimed. It is well known that a diet......

    December 22, 2016
  • Sunlight energises immune cells

    Sunlight energises immune cells

    Apart from helping for a healthier living by producing vitamin D, getting some sunlight may also energise T cells immune cells that play a central role in fighting infections in the human body, a study has found. "We all know......

    December 21, 2016
  • Soak up the sun and lighten up!

    Soak up the sun and lighten up!

    <p>Don't overlook the importance of Vitamin D, as it plays a major role in maintaining overall good health.</p>

    November 28, 2016
  • Common chemicals may reduce vitamin D levels

    Common chemicals may reduce vitamin D levels

    Exposure to certain common chemicals called endocrine-disrupting chemicals found in several consumer products, including plastic bottles, may reduce levels of vitamin D in the bloodstream, says a study. Endocrine-disrupting chemicals (EDC) are found in everyday products and throughout the environment.......

    September 21, 2016
  • Consider salary hike for Delhi police personnel: HC to Centre

    Consider salary hike for Delhi police personnel: HC to Centre

    The Delhi High Court on Wednesday directed the Centre to consider enhancing the salaries of Delhi police personnel to bring them on par with Chandigarh Police. A division bench of Justice G S Sistani and Justice I S Mehta asked......

    August 31, 2016
  • Pilot slams BJP over reports of cow deaths in Rajasthan

    Pilot slams BJP over reports of cow deaths in Rajasthan

    Pilot slams BJP over reports of cow deaths in Rajasthan

    August 9, 2016