Dr. Rachna Kucheria
MD Family Medicine (USC, California)
Family & Geriatric Medicine
Kucheria Clinic, B 64 FF Gulmohar park,
New Delhi 110029
Women with low vitamin D levels may be less likely to have a baby after assisted reproductive technology (ART) than those with normal vitamin D levels, a new study suggests.
The finding stemmed from a review of 11 published studies that involved a total of 2,700 women who were undergoing ART, which includes in vitro fertilization and frozen embryo transfer to achieve pregnancy.
In looking at the growing number of Google searches for vitamin D over the past several years, it is abundantly clear that vitamin D is very much on our collective mind. About vitamin D mania there are a few things we know for certain like calcium absorbtion, strong bones, here are a few more things to add on to the list. (more…)
The essentiality of vitamins as a source of nutrients, that enables the smooth and normal functioning of the body, is well accepted by many. Vitamins are classified as two type s- water soluble and fat soluble; Vitamin C and the B group of vitamins is water-soluble whereas, Vitamins A, D, K & E are fat soluble. (more…)
Source: Business Standard
Now, your dentist may be able to detect vitamin D deficiency before it becomes a major problem, according to a recent study.
Vitamin D deficiency, a serious but often hidden condition that can now be identified by a simple dental X-ray, McMaster anthropologists Lori D’Ortenzio and Megan Brickley have found. (more…)