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Mushroom Good to Prevent Dementia, Alzheimer’s: Study

Mushroom, rich in vitamin D, though classifed under fungi, has immense immunity-boosting and anti-cancer properties, said a new study, published in the Journal of Medicinal Food. Researchers from the University of Malaya in their study observed that regular consumption of mushrooms may enhance nerve growth in the brain, thus delaying the onset of age-linked neuro-degenerative diseases like dementia and Alzheimer’s. ...

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New Study Disproves Calcium, Vitamin D Supplements Prevent Colon Cancer

While some studies have predicted recently that calcium and Vitamin D supplements would help prevent colon cancer, researchers from the University fo Colorado Cancer center have proved it wrong in their new study. Based on the results of their study conducted on 2,259 persons at 11 academic medical centers they said dietary supplementation with vitamin D and/or calcium after removal ...

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Vitamin D Can Reverse Initial Stage Prostate Cancer: Study

Vitamin D can slow down or even reverse the initial prostate cancer or tumours without the requirement for surgery or radiation, says new research. While the researchers are not sure at this stage about the connection, they said vitamin D can at least slow down the multiplying nature of the tumour, which is crucial in initial stage prostate cancer. In ...

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Low Levels of Vitamin-D Promote Depression Among Women: Study

A new study from the Oregon State University has suggested that there is a relationship between low levels of vitamin D and depression in healthy young women. Young women with lower levels of vitamin D were more likely to have clinically significant depressive symptoms. “Depression has multiple, powerful causes and if vitamin D is part of the picture, it is ...

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Vitamin D reduces lung disease flare-ups, says study

Vitamin D, which is prepared freely in human body when exposed to sun shine, helps to reduce lung disease flare-ups by 40% in patients than those with a vitamin D deficiency, shows a clinical trial. Flare-ups are when a COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease) patient’s usual symptoms (coughing, excess mucus, shortness of breath, tightness in chest) get worse and stay ...

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