Editor Emeritus on May 22nd, 2012

Metabolic clearance of vitamin D after heart attack This week, Dr. Julian Barth, and colleagues, of the University of Leeds, discovered that vitamin D levels do not decline after a heart attack. At least they do not decline beginning 2 days after the heart attack. This implies vitamin D is not being “used up” or […]

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Editor Emeritus on May 3rd, 2012

The following article is from the Vitamin D Newsletter by Dr John Cannell. In a recent clinical review on autism and vitamin D, Dr. Eva Kocovska and colleagues from the University of Glasgow called for “urgent research” on vitamin D’s role in autism. Kočovská E, Fernell E, Billstedt E, Minnis H, Gillberg C. Vitamin D […]

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Editor Emeritus on March 22nd, 2012

The following article is from the Vitamin D Council Newsletter, by Dr John Cannell. More than 60 years ago, based on the science of the time (science that has stagnated for 60 years), Dr. E. Orbermer of Italy wrote the following: “Until further experimental evidence, adequate and incontrovertible, is made available, I submit that we […]

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Editor Emeritus on January 19th, 2012

January 11, 2012 — Dr John Cannell In a paper critical of higher levels of vitamin D for allegedly increasing a marker of inflammation, c-reactive protein (CRP), Drs. Muhammad Amer and Rehan Qayyum of the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, began their paper by saying: “The cardiovascular protection offered by vitamin D and its analogues […]

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Editor Emeritus on November 25th, 2011

Organised crime is switching to food fraud from activities such as drug trafficking, because detection methods are less developed and penalties are softer.

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