Articles, Announcements, general news about Vitamin D.
Pascal's Wager As we wait for this year’s influenza epidemic,
keep in mind we are also waiting for the big one, the pandemic (pan: all,
demic: people). A severe pandemic will kill many more Americans than died
in the World Trade Centers, the Iraq war, the Tsunami and Hurricane
Katrina combined. Perhaps a million or two in the USA alone. Such a
disaster would tear the fabric of our society. Our entire country would
resemble New Orleans after Katrina.
Boost (part 1 of 2) From muscle strength to immunity, scientists find
new vitamin D benefits: by Janet Raloff The story of vitamin D
would appear simple. Take in enough sun or drink enough fortified milk to
get the recommended daily amount, and you'll have strong bones. Take a
supplement, if you want insurance. But recent studies ...
Vitamin D: What's Enough? (part2 of 2) Many people may
need much more by Janet Raloff. Some scientists are campaigning for
additional vitamin-D enrichment of foods. Others advocate that people
spend more time outdoors to increase vitamin D–producing sun exposure.
Many hold that the boost must come largely from supplements.
What researchers who study vitamin D
do agree on is that many people would benefit from more of the vitamin. At
issue is only how much. ...
Vitamin D Lowers inflammation.
Researchers in Belgium appear to be the first to show that simple, natural
and cheap vitamin D (cholecalciferol) lowers C-Reactive Protein (CRP), a
measure of inflammation in the body, in critically ill patients.
Even small amounts of vitamin D, about 500 IU, lowered inflammation by
more than 25 percent in a small group of critically ill patients. Another
marker of inflammation (IL-6) was reduced even more. The researchers also
found that ...
Dr HEANEY warns
of massive damage due to vitamin D deficiency...
"Massive" is a word plaintiff attorneys like. Members of the
American Medical Association may soon be paying massive settlements to
members of the American Trial Lawyers Association. Is that what it will
take to end the unnecessary death and disability from untreated vitamin D
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