Vitamin D (Calciferol)

Vitamin D: a D-Lightful health perspective

Sunlight provides most humans with their vitamin D requirement. Adequate vitamin D3 by synthesis in the skin or from dietary and supplemental sources is essential for bone health throu...

The Link Between AUTISM and Low Levels of VITAMIN D

The article explores the epidemic of autism and autism spectrum disorders (ASD) associated with low levels of vitamin D in pregnant women in the U.S. It suggests that vitamin D deficiency is link...

Vitamin D and the occurrence of depression: causal association or circumstantial evidence?

While recent laboratory-based studies have substantially advanced our understanding of the action of vitamin D in the brain, much is still unknown concerning how vitamin D relates to mood. The fe...

Optimal Skin Protection with Vitamin D

The article examines the role of vitamin D in skin development and repair. Vitamin D and keratinocytes work together to protect the skin from infection and promote skin healing. Vitamin D also pr...

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Reduced Serum Levels of 25-Hydroxy and 1,25-Dihydroxy Vitamin D in Egyptian Children with Autism

Objective: The aim of this study was to investigate the potential role of vitamin D in autism through serum level assessment. Design: This was a case-controlled cross-sectional study. Setting: Th...

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