Study reveals a direct link between vitamin D deficiency and chronic inflammation. Researchers suggest boosting vitamin D in those with a deficiency may help to reduce inflammation.
A new study confirms the link between vitamin D deficiency in newborns and an increased risk of schizophrenia later in life. Researchers report those born with a vitamin D deficiency had a 44% increased risk of being diagnosed with schizophrenia as adults.
According to a new study, vitamin D deficiency in elderly people is highly correlated with accelerated cognitive decline and memory loss, two symptoms associated with Alzheimer's disease.
A diet which is low in vitamin D could cause damage to the brain, a new study reports.
Researchers report vitamin D levels affect perineuronal nets in the hippocampus. The study found vitamin D deficiency resulted in a significant decline in memory and learning in mouse models.
Middle-school aged children with vitamin D deficiency were twice as likely to develop externalizing behavior problems and mood disorders during adolescence than their peers with higher levels of the vitamin.
Animal studies and analysis of human data reveal a link between vitamin D deficiency and an increased risk of both opioid addiction and sun-seeking behaviors.
Vitamin D appears to engage longevity genes to increase lifespan and prevent the accumulation of neurotoxic proteins linked to age related diseases, such as Alzheimer's, a new study reports.
Cancer patients with vitamin D deficiency under palliative care reported a decreased need for opioids to control pain and reduced symptoms of fatigue when given vitamin D supplementation.
Study reveals there is no evidence a six-month course of vitamin D supplementation improves mental or physical health for those with psychosis. However, while vitamin D supplementation did not improve symptoms, 77% of patients experienced vitamin D deficiencies.
Vitamin D deficiency during pregnancy may explain why males are three times more likely to be diagnosed with ASD than girls. The study reports prenatal vitamin d deficiency increases testosterone in the developing male brain.