Vitamin D shows promise in treating COPD in people who are deficient in the vitamin.
You need far less sun than you think you do.
A new study points to a clear link between childhood arthritis and abnormally low levels of vitamin D, especially ion northern countries.
A strong case for telling children to go outside and play.
UV ratings indicate risk of skin damage – but they're based on pale skin. New wrist bands designed for six different tones of skin provide a more personalised way to track safe UV exposure.
Largest ever clinical study shows no benefit of vitamin D in preventing bone fractures.
Vitamin D could help the 20m children worldwide who suffer from acute, severe malnutrition.
Autism and vitamin D: an in-depth look at what the new study actually found.
There's some logic in eating and avoiding certain foods if you have endometriosis. And there are some studies that confirm this logic, but then others seem to refute it. And everyone is unique too.
Six scientists on the supplements they take every day and why they take them.
Kids need to play outside for a number of reasons, but there may even be benefit for their eyes. Here's how sunlight helps prevent nearsightedness, or myopia.
Vitamin D comes in two forms: D2 and D3. Until now, they were believed to be equal. A new study casts doubt on that belief.
Something exciting is going on – no thanks to the supplements industry.
New research has linked vitamin D to increased leg strength including power, velocity and jump height.
Asthmatics given vitamin D had fewer severe attacks that needed treatment with oral medication.
Genes are important in predicting the risk of myopia, but they alone cannot explain the epidemic.
Orkney's ultra-high incidence has been linked to the weak northern sun. So how come the more northern Shetlands are less afflicted?
Taking some nutrient supplements together with antidepressants can enhance the medication's effects, our new research has found.
In countries such as South Africa with a high burden of TB and HIV, vitamin D could be an extremely effective and cheap weapon to include in the arsenal against TB and HIV.
There is an increasing focus on alternative treatment strategies, developed to treat other diseases and conditions but re-purposed to tackle TB.