Primary Mechanisms of Vitamin D on Viral Replication Rates and Pro-inflammatory Cytokines

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Today’s Practitioner recently reported on a study, published in the journal Nutrients, that reviewed the role of vitamin D in immunity and its influence specifically in respiratory tract health. Sally Lynch, MS, CDN, explains the primary mechanisms considered in the study including viral replication rates and concentrations of pro-inflammatory cytokinesRead …

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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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