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Vitamin D deficiency and poorer lung function in asthmatic children treated with steroids

Nathaniel Dunford EurekAlert Vitamin D deficiency is associated with poorer lung function in asthmatic children treated with inhaled corticosteroids, according to a new study from researchers in Boston. “In our study of 1,024 children with mild to moderate persistent asthma, … Continue reading

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Vitamin D Deficiency High Among Trauma Patients

PR Newswire New research presented at the 2012 Annual Meeting of theĀ American Academy of Orthopaedic SurgeonsĀ (AAOS) found that 77 percent of trauma patients had deficient or insufficient levels of vitamin D. Researchers have linked a lack of vitamin D with … Continue reading

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Vitamin D Deficiency Linked to Human Infertility

Luis R. Miranda The Real Agenda Vitamin D is one of the most important building blocks of our immune system. Nothing new here. There is tons of research that shows the different ways in which people could take vitamin D … Continue reading

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Science still catching up on DDT harms

Kristin Schafer Panna Two recent studies report new evidence of the harms of a very old pesticide. It’s that pesky, persistent and infamous chemical, DDT. Nearly 40 years after its use in agriculture was banned in many countries around the … Continue reading

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Vitamin D Deficiency and Link to Osteoporosis to be Highlighted at Arab Health 2012

Source: PRNewswire Reports from the American University of Beirut Medical Centre have concluded that The Middle East and Africa region has the highest incidence of osteoporosis in the world, while UAE-based studies from the Emirates Osteoporosis Society (EOS) across Emiratis … Continue reading

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