Tag: vitamin d deficiency

Mega Vitamin D Harms Bone in Women, Not Men, Without Osteoporosis

“More is not necessarily better” when it comes to vitamin D supplements for women with adequate serum levels, new research suggests. In a study of...

Vitamin D Deficiency May Boost COVID-19 Risk

People who are deficient in vitamin D may be at higher risk of contracting the novel coronavirus than those with sufficient levels, according to the...

Vitamin D Supplements May Improve Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo

(Reuters Health) – Some patients with benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV) may have fewer recurrences if they take vitamin D and calcium supplements, new trial...

Vitamin D May Reduce Recurrence of Positional Vertigo

Daily supplementation with vitamin D and calcium carbonate significantly reduced recurrence of benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV), especially in patients with low serum vitamin D,...

No Benefit to Repeat BMD Testing

Repeat bone mineral density (BMD) testing did not improve fracture-risk prediction in a large prospective cohort of postmenopausal women beyond baseline BMD measurement alone, according...

Low Vitamin D, Heart Damage After ‘Recovery’

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s  Coronavirus Resource Center. Here are the coronavirus stories Medscape’s editors around the globe think...

Medical Societies Advise on Vitamin D in Midst of COVID-19

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Six medical societies from across the globe are emphasizing the importance...

A Low-Hanging Fruit in COVID-19?

The mainstream media was flooded this week with reports speculating on what role, if any, vitamin D may play in reducing the severity of COVID-19...