All children aged between six months and five years should be given vitamin D supplements to prevent rickets, especially during winter. Such children are at risk of developing the condition because of their couch potato lifestyles, said Sally Davies, director general of research and development in the UK. Rickets causes the bones to become soft [...] Continue reading Vitamin D pills advised for under-fives to avoid rickets
Increasing intake of vitamin D is not likely to slow the progression knee osteoarthritis, a new study has revealed. Osteoarthritis, or OA as it is commonly called, is the most common joint disease affecting middle age and older people. The researchers divided participants evenly into two groups. The first group was assigned to take placebo, [...] Continue reading Vitamin D ”doesn”t help knee osteoarthritis sufferers”
Taking multivitamin tablets may help reduce the risk of breast cancer, a new study claims.
Women who took regular doses of vitamin pills saw their chance of suffering from the disease fall by as much as 40 percent, reports express.co.uk.
The authors believe the study provides early evidence that along with other important lifestyle factors, such as [...] Continue reading Vitamin pills cut breast cancer risk