Low Vitamin D in Newborns Linked to Elevated Blood Pressure in Children and Teens

As poor nutritional status affects more and more children, researchers are beginning to see dramatic health ramifications. For instance, in this study at Boston Medical Center, published in the journal Hypertension, researchers looked at persistent low vitamin D in newborns to early childhood to see how it might be associatedRead …

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Vitamin D and Brain Health: Lipoprotein Receptor-Related Protein in Amyloid Clearance

How are vitamin D and bran health related? A review on the relationship between vitamin D and low-density lipoprotein receptor-related protein (LRP-1) has revealed that the two may work together to possibly clear amyloid-beta (Aβ), a deposition that is linked to the progression of neurological dysfunction. LRP-1 is a largeRead …

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Vitamin D’s Affect on Memory, Learning and Hippocampal Volume

We have long known the connection between vitamin D and mental health, however, new research may have found that the reason for vitamin D deficiency’s effect on learning and memory may be due to its effect on Perineuronal nets (PNNs) and hippocampal volume. Perineuronal nets, specialized extracellular matrix structures inRead …

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