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More on Asthma and Vitamin D

More on Asthma and Vitamin D

Another article looking at the importance of vitamin D in patients with asthma has just been published in Annals of Allergy, Asthma, and  Immunology. The authors, MS Sandhu and TB Casele, point out that evidence suggests that vitamin D deficiency is associated with lung airway over-responsiveness, worse asthma control, and possibly resistance of asthma patients [...]

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Mental Health and Vitamin D

Mental Health and Vitamin D

I was recently interviewed about the role of vitamin D in depression. When the article comes out I will post a link on my blog. What I basically said is that the medical literature supports the possibility that vitamin D deficiency is connected with depression but more studies need to be done to prove the [...]

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Vitamin D Now Found Useful in Certain Lymphomas

Vitamin D Now Found Useful in Certain Lymphomas

The standard message for patients with vitamin D deficiency is that everyone can take vitamin D unless they have a granulomatous condition (for example tuberculosis or sarcoidosis), or a lymphoma. The exact details on the why and why not this vitamin D optimization of patients with these diseases is not discussed in detail in the [...]

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