Vitamin D Supplements Won't Help Prevent Disease: Review
THURSDAY, Dec. 5, 2013 (HealthDay News) -- Low levels of vitamin D have been implicated as a potential cause of diseases ranging from cancer to diabetes. Now an extensive review suggests it's really the other way around: Low levels of the "sunshine vitamin" are more likely a consequence -- not a cause -- of illness.
Low Iron in Brain a Sign of ADHD?
MONDAY, Dec. 2, 2013 (HealthDay News) -- A newer MRI method can detect low iron levels in the brains of children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).
Multivitamins May Help Fight HIV Progression, Study Suggests
TUESDAY, Nov. 26, 2013 (HealthDay News) -- New research from Africa suggests that basic multivitamin and selenium supplements might greatly lower the risk that untreated people with the AIDS virus will get sicker over a two-year period.
Vitamin D Deficiency Might Be Overdiagnosed in Blacks, Study Suggests
WEDNESDAY, Nov. 20, 2013 (HealthDay News) -- Black adults typically have low levels of vitamin D in their blood, but they are on par with whites when it comes to the "active" form of vitamin D used by the body's cells, a new study finds.
No Good Data For or Against Taking Vitamins, Experts Say
MONDAY, Nov. 11 (HealthDay News) -- Even though millions of Americans pop a vitamin, mineral or multivitamin supplement every day, an influential government-appointed panel of experts says the jury is still out on whether they help boost health or not.
Steaming Broccoli Preserves Potential Power to Fight Cancer: Study
FRIDAY, Nov. 8 (HealthDay News) -- The way you prepare broccoli and related vegetables can alter their potentially cancer-fighting powers, new research shows.
Exercise May Help Breast Cancer Survivors Battle Bone Loss
FRIDAY, Nov. 8 (HealthDay News) -- Aerobics and strength-training exercises may help reduce bone loss and the risk of fractures in breast cancer survivors, a new study suggests.
What Happens When a Child With Autism Refuses Most Foods?
FRIDAY, Nov. 8 (HealthDay News) -- The life-threatening health problems that a 9-year-old boy with autism faced recently shed light on an issue that is rarely discussed.
Low Vitamin D Tied to Anemia Risk in Kids
TUESDAY, Oct. 22 (HealthDay News) -- Children with low levels of vitamin D may be at increased risk for anemia, according to a large new study.
Study: Vitamin D Supplements May Not Raise Risk for Kidney Stones
THURSDAY, Oct. 17 (HealthDay News) -- If fear of kidney stones is preventing you from using vitamin D supplements, a new study could ease your mind.