Search Tag: vitamin D

Cardiology Management

Exercise and Vitamin D Better Together for Heart Health

2017 30 Apr

A new study published in Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism provides further evidence that exercise and adequate vitamin D can reduce the risk of heart attacks and strokes. Data of more than 10,000 American adults for nearly 20 years were analysed by researchers to investigate the relationship between these two health factors and their... Read more

ICU Management

Study: Vitamin D Protects Against Cold and Flu

2017 16 Feb

Findings from a global collaborative study confirms that Vitamin D supplementation can protect against respiratory tract infection. The study was conducted with 11,000 participants and its findings are published in The BMJ. According to Carlos Camargo, MD, DrPH, of the Department of Emergency Medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) and... Read more

ICU Management

Vitamin D Deficiency Linked to Longer Respiratory Support

2015 08 Jan

Results of a new study show that vitamin D status could influence the duration of respiratory support needed for surgical intensive care patients. The findings are published in the OnlineFirst version of the Journal of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition (JPEN), the research journal of the American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition (A.S.P.E.N.).... Read more

Executive Health Management

Vitamin D's Disease-Prevention Effect Questioned

2013 06 Dec

According to a published report in The Lancet Diabetes and Endocrinology, French researchers suggest low vitamin D levels do not cause ill health, however they confirm that additional clinical trials on non-skeletal diseases are required. Recommended as a supplement for certain groups, recent evidence has shown Vitamin D may have a role to play... Read more

Executive Health Management

CE Mark Approval for Beckman Coulter’s Vitamin D Total Assay

2013 01 Nov

It was announced that Beckman Coulter has received the CE Mark approval for Access 25 (OH) Vitamin D Total assay for use on the Access 2 and UniCel DxI series of immunoassay system, an important addition to the company’s bone metabolism assay menu. Arnd Kaldowski, President of Beckman Coulter Diagnostics, is confident that the European CE Mark... Read more