Briefs: Does Vitamin D Impact Covid-19 Death Rates?

Briefs: Does Vitamin D Impact Covid-19 Death Rates?

Patients from countries with high Covid-19 death rates have lower levels of vitamin D compared to patients in lower-risk countries,…

Many adults don’t get the amount of vitamin D they should

Many adults don’t get the amount of vitamin D they should

DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I have heard different recommendations from different sources regarding vitamin D. One doctor told my husband that…

Major link between low levels of vitamin D, aggressive prostate cancer

Major link between low levels of vitamin D, aggressive prostate cancer

Northwestern Medicine research showed deficient vitamin D blood levels in men can predict aggressive prostate cancer identified at the time…

Vitamin D: What’s the ‘right’ level?

Vitamin D: What’s the ‘right’ level?

Harvard Health Blog By Monique Tello, M.D., M.P.H. Many of my patients who come into the office for their physical…

Myth or Fact?

Myth or Fact?

We asked leading Chicago doctors to weigh in on some¬†common health conceptions ¬† MYTH OR FACT? Vitamin D deficiency is…

High-dose vitamin D may not lower risk of falls

High-dose vitamin D may not lower risk of falls

Harvard Health Letter Vitamin D supplementation has been proposed as a possible preventive strategy to improve lower-extremity function and reduce…

Thumbs up for vitamin D supplements, but dietary calcium is best

Thumbs up for vitamin D supplements, but dietary calcium is best

The Medicine Cabinet: Ask the Harvard Experts By Howard LeWine, M.D. Q: I consider myself a healthy 70-year-old man. I…