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Vitamin D pills – what's the truth?

Image copyright Getty ImagesImage caption Vitamin D supplements can be bought at pharmacies and other shops You may have seen headlines saying that vitamin D supplements do not improve bone health or prevent fractures and falls, even though official advice says everyone should consider taking them – particularly during autumn and winter. So what’s the… Read More »

Taking vitamin D supplements may not improve bone health

(Reuters Health) – Vitamin D supplementation may not improve bone density or prevent fractures and falls in adults, a large new analysis suggests. After combining data from 81 randomized controlled trials, researchers found no bone benefits from supplementing the vitamin, according to the report in The Lancet Diabetes & Endocrinology. “Our results show that there… Read More »

Vitamin Supplements for Macular Degeneration Prevent Visual Impairment

Free Website Content » Health » Health Supplements Articles Macular degeneration affects central vision, and some sufferers can no longer read books, write out checks, find phone numbers in a directory, watch television, or see the facial expressions of their loved ones. Simple tasks become impossible and frustration is common. Patients may feel alone because… Read More »