May 29, 2020

Amino Acid Arginine May Help Treat Inherited Neurodegenerative Diseases Such As Huntington’s

A new study by Japanese researchers suggests the natural amino acid arginine may help treat inherited neurodegenerative diseases such as Huntington’s disease.
May 22, 2020

Urgent Trials Underway In France, Spain And United States To Test Vitamin D Against Coronavirus

As evidence builds that coronavirus patients with vitamin D deficiency are much more likely to experience severe clinical outcomes, urgent trials in Europe and North America are underway to evaluate whether vitamin D could be used to treat or prevent the disease.
May 15, 2020

Consuming More Berries, Apples And Tea May Have Protective Benefits Against Alzheimer’s

Older adults who consumed small amounts of flavonoid-rich foods, such as berries, apples and tea, were two to four times more likely to develop Alzheimer's disease and related dementias over 20 years compared with people whose intake was higher, according to a new study.
May 15, 2020

‘Overwhelming Evidence’ Supports Vitamin D’s Immune Function Benefits

There is an “indisputable relation between vitamin D and the immune system”, says a new review that shows avoiding vitamin D deficiency has clear benefits for immune health.
May 7, 2020

French Food Agency Stresses Importance Of Vitamin D Intake During Coronavirus Lockdown

The French Agency for Food, Environmental and Occupational Health and Safety has stressed the importance of achieving a sufficient vitamin D intake during the coronavirus lockdown.
May 7, 2020

Link Identified Between Selenium Levels And Outcome Of Coronavirus Infection

Researchers have found a link between selenium levels in the body and cure or death rates of those with the coronavirus.
May 7, 2020

Vitamin D Deficiency Associated With Reduced Survival For Patients With Multiple Myeloma

A new study has found that vitamin D deficiency is associated with reduced overall survival for patients with multiple myeloma.
May 7, 2020

Study Finds People With Low Vitamin D Levels May Be More Likely To Die After Contracting Coronavirus

A new study compared average levels of vitamin D across 20 European countries with coronavirus infection rates and mortality. The researchers found that people with low levels of vitamin D are more likely to die after contracting the virus.