Low Vitamin D levels linked to rapid progression of emphysema

A new study from Korea has found that severe Vitamin D deficiency in male patients with respiratory and obstructive lung conditions was associated with a more rapid progression of emphysema. 151 male subjects with COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease) were divided into four study groups based on the severity of their Vitamin D deficiency: sufficient, 

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Top 4 vitamins to boost immunity

We’ve done the research so you don’t have to Walk into any health food shop or pharmacy and you’ll find a dizzying collection of vitamins all claiming to promote good health in a range of ways. And most of them do what they say, however reading all those labels and doing the online research can 

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New study finds Vitamin D improves mental health of those with addictions

A new university study recently published in the American Journal of Addiction Medicine has found that Vitamin D supplements greatly improve the mental health and cognitive functioning of drug-addicted people on methadone programs. In the randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled clinical trial, 64 people who were taking part in a methadone maintenance treatment program were given either 

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New study finds Vitamin D can prevent potentially fatal lung attacks

Topping up the Vitamin D levels of patients with certain respiratory conditions leads to a 45{648ff2b140dd79f8b10f01740237e66061b7c0f8b396ba52d99047c684c8722c} reduction in lung attacks according to researchers from Queen Mary University of London. The researchers recently reviewed the results of three clinical trials involving 469 people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and found that those who started out 

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Top 5 signs you’re not getting enough Vitamin D

In a sunburnt country like Australia it’s surprising to learn that Vitamin D deficiency still occurs in our community. Most people know that exposure to sunlight triggers our body to produce Vitamin D, and sunlight is one thing we have in abundance in our wide brown land. However a recent article in South Australia’s The 

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