Cancer

Vitamin D deficiency linked to aggressive prostate cancer

African-American and European-American men at high risk of prostate cancer have greater odds of being diagnosed with an aggressive form of the disease if they have a vitamin D deficiency, according to a new study from Northwestern ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Vitamin D deficiency puts IBD patients at greater risk of osteoporosis

Vitamin D deficiency puts patients with Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) at greater risk of osteoporosis, osteopenia and an overall higher rate of abnormal bone density, according to the results of a new study unveiled today ...

Diabetes

Type 1 diabetes: Vitamin D deficiency occurs in an early stage

Vitamin D is known as a major regulator of calcium levels and bone metabolism. Furthermore, it also influences the immune system. Previous studies have shown that patients with recently diagnosed type 1 diabetes have significantly ...

Health

Vitamin D deficiency linked to lung transplant rejection

Vitamin D deficiency is associated with a significant increase in lung transplant rejection, according to research conducted at Loyola University Health System (LUHS). These data were presented Monday at The American Society ...

Health

Widespread vitamin D deficiency in thyroidectomy patients

A new study from researchers at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit finds widespread vitamin D deficiency among patients who undergo a thyroidectomy, potentially putting them at greater risk for developing dangerously low blood ...

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