Battling skin cancer: Vitamin D may be used to boost anti-tumor activity, study finds

British researchers have found that vitamin D helps fight a serious form of skin cancer known as melanoma. In a study published in the journal Cancer Research, they reported that increasing vitamin D levels can help suppress a signaling pathway linked to the growth and spread of melanoma cells. “[What’s] really intriguing is that we can now see … Continue reading Battling skin cancer: Vitamin D may be used to boost anti-tumor activity, study finds

British legislator calls for widespread vitamin D rollout following 82% reduction in COVID-19 deaths in Spain

British Member of Parliament David Davis is urging the British government to strengthen its vitamin D supplementation program for people at-risk of COVID-19 following an impressive precedent set by Andalusia in Spain. Speaking before the House of Commons on Thursday, Davis said that Britain should follow the lead of Andalusia, which distributed calcifediol, a vitamin D supplement, to care home … Continue reading British legislator calls for widespread vitamin D rollout following 82% reduction in COVID-19 deaths in Spain

Vitamin D could have prevented 90% of coronavirus deaths

People everywhere are dropping dead from the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19), we are told, and the only solution is to get an “Operation Warp Speed” vaccine – except this is not the only solution. A much safer and more effective alternative remedy is to simply take vitamin D. The latest scientific research shows that nine out of 10 “COVID-19 … Continue reading Vitamin D could have prevented 90% of coronavirus deaths

Higher vitamin D levels, stronger immune response protect children from COVID-19

How COVID-19 affects children is a topic that’s getting traction, especially with recent studies saying that the disease is less severe in children than in adults. So far, health experts have observed that fewer children contract the virus. Hospitalization rates in children are also lower than those in adults. In a new study, Petra Zimmermann and Nigel … Continue reading Higher vitamin D levels, stronger immune response protect children from COVID-19

Scientists link vitamin D deficiencies to higher risk of coronavirus infection and severe complications

Vitamin D is known to protect against viral infections like the common cold and the flu. Given the vitamin’s immunomodulating properties and the active search for a safe and effective COVID-19 treatment, vitamin D has received widespread attention for its potential role in protecting against the dreaded disease. In a recent study, scientists from the University of Chicago found that vitamin D … Continue reading Scientists link vitamin D deficiencies to higher risk of coronavirus infection and severe complications

Sufficient vitamin D levels can prevent severe COVID-19 outcomes, including death

Vitamin D is both a fat-soluble vitamin and a hormone critical for boosting immune health, suppressing inflammation and absorbing essential nutrients, among other important functions. Now, with COVID-19 still threatening the nation, health experts are scrambling to find out if vitamin D could also aid in the prevention and treatment of the disease. In a recent study, … Continue reading Sufficient vitamin D levels can prevent severe COVID-19 outcomes, including death

Vitamin D offers significant protection from covid-19, but states won’t dare impose Vitamin D mandates

Public health edicts coming from the state, county and corporate levels have focused strictly on controlling human interaction, with mandates for people to cover their mouth and nose. What if these same authorities decided to empower the people with solutions that halt infection, instead of holding human movement, behavior and breath captive indefinitely? What if … Continue reading Vitamin D offers significant protection from covid-19, but states won’t dare impose Vitamin D mandates

Vitamin D supplementation can REDUCE cancer death risk by 16%, study shows

Vitamin D is best known for its role in bone formation. It helps the body absorb calcium and maintain phosphorus levels in the blood, both of which are vital to bone health. But latest research found that it also reduces the risk of dying from cancer. A recent review published in the British Medical Journal analyzed studies … Continue reading Vitamin D supplementation can REDUCE cancer death risk by 16%, study shows

How many more lives could be saved if Vitamin D had been distributed when the China virus hit?

The most important statistic concerning the covid-19 pandemic is the mortality rate. When covid-19 outbreaks were first announced, the mortality rate looked grim, as hospital systems relied on ventilators. As viable anti-viral treatments were suppressed (such as hydroxychloroquine), many hospital patients were literally left to die. Even worse: The local, state, and federal public health … Continue reading How many more lives could be saved if Vitamin D had been distributed when the China virus hit?

Vitamin D deficiency is linked to higher COVID-19 risk and severe outcomes, reveals study

It is a well-known fact that vitamin D performs several important functions, from boosting immune health to regulating blood pressure. Over the past decade, multiple studies have also provided evidence that taking vitamin D could reduce the odds of developing infections like the common cold and the flu. Given these precedents and the ongoing pandemic, scientists are now eager … Continue reading Vitamin D deficiency is linked to higher COVID-19 risk and severe outcomes, reveals study