Tag: vitamin d

Not just women; men too get affected by bone diseases

Not just women; men too get affected by bone diseases

Oct 20, – Osteoporosis occurs when there is a loss in the peak bone mass and loss of calcium, leading to hip, knee and shoulder fractures. Bone diseases among women are a common occurrence, but of late these problems, especially osteoporosis, are fast affecting men, mostly after they turn 60, experts say. “Osteoporosis, which was […]

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Sunscreen doesn’t blocks vitamin D

Sunscreen doesn’t blocks vitamin D

June 10, – But are these creams depriving us of vitamin D? A new study indicates that the use of sunscreens affects vitamin D levels depending on the way they are applied. Irrespective of the season, we are told to slather on creams with sun protection factor. Sunscreen prevents the skin from burning and lowers […]

June 10, 2013 | By More
Vitamin D from soaking up the sun may treat asthma

Vitamin D from soaking up the sun may treat asthma

Time spent by asthma patients soaking up the sun may help in the treatment of the illness, a research has said. A team of scientists at King’s College London said vitamin D, which is made by the body in sunlight, calms an ‘over-active’ part of the immune system in asthma, BBC reported. However, treating patients […]

May 22, 2013 | By More