Scientists have demonstrated how increasing physical activity, vitamin D, olive leaf, plant protein and flour made from mealworms could be used to treat long COVID-induced diabetes, hypertension, depression and pains as well as slow down breast cancer growth.
6 Aug 2020
Experts have advised on consumption of fish and its derived products for the prevention of cardiovascular and other diseases.
6 Aug 2020
Cholesterol is a fatty wax-like substance present in all the cells of the body and it is also in transit in the blood.
4 Jun 2020
An urgent call for Africans, African Americans and Latinos to pay attention to their Vitamin D status. There is a lot of talk, stories, news and so on about coronavirus...
15 Apr 2019
Extra vitamin D may slow the growth of colorectal cancer, a new study suggests.
8 Feb 2019
The benefits of vitamin D in promoting bone health are already well known. A new study out of Brazil suggests that vitamin D also may promote greater insulin sensitivity...
30 Dec 2018
Most bone diseases affect male and female in equal proportion. A few diseases, however, occur more in either of the sexes. Osteoporosis, which is a metabolic bone disease...
9 Sep 2018
Vitamin D is essential for the body, as it helps to keep the bone in good shape. Experts say insufficient Vitamin D could lead to bone deformities (rickets) in children and bone pain in adults. Dr. Obiefuna Ajie, Chemical Pathologist/Lecturer, College of Medicine, University of Lagos explained what vitamin D does to the body, and…
19 Jun 2018
Researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine suggest higher levels of vitamin D are associated with decreasing risk of breast cancer. Their epidemiological study is published in the June 15 online issue of PLOS ONE...
5 Apr 2018
The importance of vitamin D cannot be overemphasized. For most people, its one of the things parents ring into their ears at a very tender age, forcing them to play outside instead of staying inside with their toys. Sufficient vitamin D in the body helps prevent conditions like osteoporosis and rickets. In addition to this,…
14 Mar 2018
Heart failure is a serious, potentially life-threatening condition, wherein the heart is unable to pump sufficient blood and oxygen to nourish the tissues of the body. In 2009, around one in nine deaths in the United States "included heart failure as contributing cause."
8 Mar 2018
According to a study on Japanese adults, higher levels of Vitamin D in the blood may be linked to a lower risk of developing certain cancers. Prior to these findings, it was assumed that Vitamin D has protective effects against cancers in many parts of the body. Vitamin D is made by the skin in response…