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Tag: Vitamin D

Healthy gums
A cellular study published in the Journal of Dental Sciences has shown that Vitamin D alleviates inflammaging related to the oxidative stress brought on by advanced glycation end-products (AGEs). Diabetes and AGEs Previous research has shown that the uncontrolled blood sugars associated with Type 2 diabetes attach themselves to other proteins and fats. This process,...
No results
A high-quality, randomized, controlled trial found no effect of vitamin D supplementation or blood levels on the incidence of fractures in an aging population [1]. The common perception doesn't match the science It's a long-held aphorism that vitamin D is good for bone health. This has been popular since it was discovered to be a...
Not what you want
Researchers publishing in Aging Cell have found that administering Vitamin D to Alzheimer's patients may actually make the problem worse. A matter of cause and effect Vitamin D deficiency is strongly linked to Alzheimer's disease [1], and previous research has suggested that addressing this deficiency might be useful in treating the disease [2]. These researchers,...
LSN Vitamin D
Ryan O'Shea talks about a study showing that Vitamin D supplements have an effect on epigenetic aging on this episode of Lifespan News. Script A study published in GeroScience has uncovered a link between Vitamin D supplementation and a reduction of epigenetic age. A previous study using a cohort of 60- to 85-year-old participants showed...
Old woman in sunlight
Using a Berlin cohort, a study published in GeroScience has uncovered a link between Vitamin D supplementation and a reduction of epigenetic age. On the back of previous work This study's cohort consisted of 60- to 85-year-old participants in the Berlin Aging Study II (BASE-II). The researchers had previously used data from this cohort to...
Sunlight
New data has been released from the Vitamin D Type 2 Diabetes (D2d) study [1]. This study is a randomized, controlled trial that includes overweight and obese people studied at 22 academic medical centers in the United States. This data was collected between October 2013 and February 2017. After screening procedures and inclusion criteria, 2423...