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Correlation between serum vitamin D status and immunological changes in children affected by gastrointestinal food allergy. July 2017
Niacin Rescues Cannibalistic Hamsters. The Historical Significance of 1940s Mandatory Niacin Enrichment Courtesy of the Orthomolecular Medicine News Service - March 2017
NBC's Vitamin Ignorance – An Apology – Orthomolecular.org. NBC News recently carried an article quoting 24 studies suggesting that vitamins did not prevent heart disease or cancer. Orthomolecular.org took profound exception to this and, the following day, released a list of their own 24 studies which suggest just the opposite. November 2013
Cataracts and Vitamins: The Real Story by Damien Downing, MBBS, MSB, and Robert G. Smith, PhD February 2013
Vitamin D Council. Vitamin D is often promoted as the answer to almost every health problem from depression to cancer. The most comprehensive current review of its benefits can be found at the Vitamin D Council website, a significant resource founded and run by Dr John Cannell which covers every aspect of Vitamin D and includes a massive bank of related research reports.
No deaths from vitamins in 27 years - the Orthomolecular Medicine News Service reviews the data. June 2011
Vitamin D: why we need more, to combat allergies amongst many other conditions – and how much to take. John Scott explains.March 2010
The US Institute of Medicine's Food and Nutrition Board (FNB) has just released their latest updated recommendations for vitamin D consumption which the natural health community regard as being way below the minimum needed to maintain health, let alone be used therapeutically. A lengthy discussion on the Dr Mercola site. December 2010
Megadose vitamin C therapy– Orthomolecular.org expounds on the therapy and its safety record. October 2010
Infantile rickets – a metabolic bone disease which causes thousands of infants to be born with fractured bones. A frightening post of the Vitamin D Council's site about a four-month old child who has been taken into care because her fractures were misdiagnosed as child abuse. September 2010
Alpha Lipoic Acid – information from the University of Maryland Medical Centre.September 2010
Vitamin D – an alternative treatment for SAD – Dr Damien Downing - December 2009
The Safety of vitamin and mineral supplements –Dr Alan Stewart 2003
Vitamin B12: the consequences of vitamin B12 deficiency – Dr Alan Stewart 2001
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Vitamin D Council. Vitamin D is often promoted as the answer to almost every health problem from depression to cancer. The most comprehensive current review of its benefits can be found at the Vitamin D Council website, a significant resource founded and run by Dr Jon Cannell which covers every aspect of Vitamin D and includes a massive bank of related research reports
A summary of recent data on the epidemiologic link between sunlight (UVB) and food allergy, and evidence for and against a specific role for vitamin D status. August 2015
First direct evidence that vitamin D sufficiency may be an important protective factor for food allergy in the first year of life. April 2013
Ensuring adequate vitamin D levels during both pregnancy and childhood may reduce the development of atopy and asthma in children although the dosage required may vary between the sexes and between individuals. August 2012
Low vitamin D levels linked to allergies in children
Study links chronic hives with vitamin D deficiency
US babies get too little Vitamin D
Vitamin D may treat or prevent allergic reactions to common mould amongst asthmatics and cystic fibrosis sufferers.
Could the fact that vitamin D deficiency that leads to an accumulation of body fat be relevant in cancer, diabetes, osteoporosis and autoimmune disorders? May 2010
Vitamin D helps asthma and Crohn’s disease
A new role for Vitamin C in skin protection
Conflicting reports over folate levels and asthma/allergy - it appears to be both beneficial and harmful...
A report published this spring in the US suggests that 30% of multivitamins have either more or less of the active ingredient than claimed on the pack. April 2009
Migraine? Try B vitamins to help methylation
Coeliac disease and B vitamins
Vitamin D and muscle power
Vitamin D deficiency makes bowel disease worse
Questions and answers on vitamin D
Vitamin consumption linked to lung health
Vitamin D even more Important than previously known