Vitamin D causes dendritic cells to produce more CD31, hindering the activation of T cells. The study sheds light on how vitamin D deficiency regulates the immune system and can lead to autoimmune diseases, like multiple sclerosis.
Study finds no association between mineral levels or dietary mineral intake and an increased risk of multiple sclerosis.
Taking higher doses of vitamin D supplements can help improve memory and learning, but negatively impacts reaction time in postmenopausal women with a higher BMI. Researchers suggest the slowed reaction times may contribute to an increased risk of falls in older people.
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.
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.
A new study reports women who are in their third trimester of pregnancy during months with less day light are at an increased risk of developing postnatal depression.
Researchers have identified a link between low vitamin D levels in pregnant and breastfeeding mothers, and autism like behaviors in their offspring. The study reveals low levels vitamin D in mothers may be associated with altered brain development that can lead to social behavioral deficits in their children.
A new study reveals nutritional deficiencies in early stages of psychosis. Dietary intervention may help to maximize recovery.
Researchers have identified a link between low levels of vitamin D at birth and an increased risk of a child being diagnosed on the autism spectrum by the age of three.
A simple blood test may help to reveal a person's risk of developing multiple sclerosis, According to a new study, low levels of vitamin D in the blood is linked to a higher risk of developing MS, especially in young and middle aged women.