Vitamin D3

The use of artificial tears was significantly reduced by over 75% in the Nutritears group over eight weeks. Image © RealPeopleGroup / Getty Images

OmniActive unveils new formulation for occasional dry eyes

By Stephen Daniells

The new ingredient, called Nutritears, is the first ingredient developed using OmniActive Health Technologies’ new Integrative Actives platform, which facilitates the delivery of multiple actives into concentrated smaller doses.

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Vitamin D deficiency may boost risk of coronavirus infection

By Stephen Daniells

Scientists at the University of Chicago are calling for clinical trials to investigate if vitamin D may reduce COVID-19 incidence after their retrospective study found a link between deficiency of the sunshine vitamin and the likelihood of becoming infected...

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Study says adequate sunlight exposure is vital

Vitamin D3 backed to prevent and repair heart damage

By Will Chu

Nano sensors used to track how vitamin D3 affects cells have shown it is able repair damage to the heart brought on by metabolic conditions, including high blood pressure, diabetes and atherosclerosis.

Vitamin D not helpful for adult asthmatics

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Vitamin D not helpful for adult asthmatics


Asthmatic adults with low-vitamin D status do not benefit from vitamin D3, a study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) has found.


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