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The Effect of Vitamin D on Cancer Incidence and Survival

The Effect of Vitamin D on Cancer Incidence and Survival

The Effect of Vitamin D on Cancer Incidence and Survival

The results of a phase 2 randomized controlled trial (RCT) of high- vs. low-dose vitamin D3 supplementation for 139 patients with advanced colorectal cancer taking chemotherapy was recently reported in JAMA
Prenatal DHA intake may lead to healthier children

Prenatal DHA intake may lead to healthier children

DHA intake during pregnancy linked to more fat-free body mass at five years of age. While researchers don't understand yet what the mechanism for ...
Higher Vitamin D levels may be linked to lower risk of cancer

Higher Vitamin D levels may be linked to lower risk of cancer

High levels of vitamin D may be linked to a lower risk of developing cancer, including liver cancer, concludes a large study of Japanese adults pub...
Beyond diet, but before drugs

Beyond diet, but before drugs

There is huge potential for nutraceutical products with proven efficacy and substantiated health benefits to be used as ‘powerful tools’ in preventing and reversing medical conditions. But, it is vital to have proper definitions and standardised regulations for use, say researchers who note consumers are often confused by the term ‘nutraceutical’.