Vitamin D

Editor Emeritus on March 1st, 2012

From Vitamin D Newsletter by Dr John Cannell, Vitamin D Council, 28 February 2012. Heart failure is a condition where the body can’t pump enough blood to meet the needs of its body. When we think of heart failure, we think of older persons whose heart has worn out, not 4-month-old infants. However, chronic congestive […]

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Editor Emeritus on February 3rd, 2012

Taken from the Vitamin D Council Newsletter January 30, 2012 — Dr John Cannell Every year, billions are spent in fertility clinics; the result of which is often in vitro fertilization (IVF). About 5 years ago, I began receiving emails from a nurse practitioner in Indiana who works in a fertility clinic. Her experience was […]

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Editor Emeritus on February 2nd, 2012

Nearly one third of Australian adults are suffering vitamin D deficiency according to a study involving more than 11,000 adults from around the country. This is the first national study to evaluate the vitamin D status of Australians. Those at greatest risk for deficiency were women, the elderly, the obese, people doing less than 2.5 […]

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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 11th, 2011

Telomeres are regions at the end of a chromosome, which protect the end of it from deterioration, the longer the better. The telomere regions reduce the degradation of genes near the ends of chromosomes by allowing for the shortening of chromosome ends, which necessarily occurs during chromosome replication. Over time, due to numerous cell divisions […]

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