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Researchers have found a strong correlation between low vitamin D levels and the severity of symptoms in patients with multiple sclerosis. Multiple sclerosis (MS) is an autoimmune disorder affecting the brain and nerves, characterized by attacks of symptoms that include numbness, weakness, and blurring of vision. In this condition, the individual’s own immune system attacks the myelin which coats the brain and nerves, thus interfering with nerve transmission. These are seen in magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) techniques as white spots or lesions that represent inflammation. The study which was led by Ellen M. Mowry, M.D., M.C.R., an assistant professor of […]

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Researchers found that babies of mothers who had adequate vitamin D levels score higher in tests for brain development than babies of those who had lower levels of the vitamin during pregnancy. The study, published in the journal Pediatrics, involved more than 1,800 mothers who were evaluated for vitamin D levels during the second trimester (between the 4th to 6th months) of their pregnancy. Their babies were then tested for mental development and movement skills at 14 months of age, using standardized tests that lasted for about an hour. The investigators observed that babies of mothers who had optimum vitamin […]

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Low Vitamin D Levels Linked to Type 1 Diabetes

Previous studies have shown that people with type 1 diabetes mellitus have low levels of 25-hydroxy vitamin D (25OHD), a serum as a marker of vitamin D status.  However, most of these studies were conducted among people whose sunlight exposure may be limited since they were living in high latitudes in northern Europe. A new study shows that vitamin D levels among children with type 1 diabetes mellitus are low, even in a subtropical region, where sunlight exposure is much greater, particularly in Australia. Vitamin D is synthesized in the skin which has been exposed to ultraviolet B radiation from […]

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