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Traditionally-living Maasai and Hadzabe tribespeople – who spend plenty of time in the sun but avoid the hottest times – have average vitamin D levels of between 40 and 50 ng/mL. Should you replace RICE with METH?  “Extreme caution should be used when stopping or reducing bacon consumption.” Amen. I love stories with happy endings. [...]
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Vitamin D Deficiency Raises Risk of Schizophrenia Diagnosis

Health : Newswise Medical News (16 hours ago)

Vitamin D-deficient individuals are twice as likely to be diagnosed with schizophrenia as people who have sufficient levels of the vitamin, according to a new study published in the Endocrine Society's Journal of Clinical Endocrinol... Read Post

Sun Exposure, Vitamin D May Lower Risk of Multiple Sclerosis

Health : Newswise Medical News (3 years ago)

People who spend more time in the sun and those with higher vitamin D levels may be less likely to develop multiple sclerosis (MS), according to a study published in the February 8, 2011, print issue of Neurology(r), the medical jou... Read Post

American Academy of Dermatology Statement on Journal of Internal Medicine Study on Sun Exposure, Vitamin D Levels and Mortality

Health : Newswise Medical News (6 days ago)

Recently, a study in the Journal of Internal Medicine suggested that women who avoid sun exposure are twice as likely to die as compared to those who receive sun exposure. The study attempts to link low vitamin D levels with this in... Read Post

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