Search Tag: vitamin D supplements

Cardiology Management

2023 04 Mar

A new study suggests that taking vitamin D supplements may help prevent dementia. The study, conducted by researchers from the University of Calgary's Hotchkiss Brain Institute in Canada and the University of Exeter in the U.K., examined over 12,388 participants from the U.S. National Alzheimer's Coordinating Center. Study participants had a mean age...Read more

ICU Management

2022 13 Sep

Findings from two large clinical trials show that increasing vitamin D levels in adults during the COVID-19 pandemic was not associated with protection against coronavirus or other respiratory tract infections.  Vitamin D has long been recognised to support innate immune responses to respiratory viruses and bacteria. Some studies show that vitamin...Read more

Cardiology Management

2018 31 Oct

Vitamin D is commonly associated with healthy bones. New research published in the European Journal of Preventive Cardiology suggests the same vitamin is also important for one's cardiorespiratory fitness – i.e., the ability of the heart and lungs to supply oxygen to the muscles during exercise. People with higher cardiorespiratory fitness are...Read more