A report today from the influential Institute of Medicine sets the first formal recommendations for daily intakes of calcium and vitamin D for bone health, and suggests that most people are getting what they need. The recommended amounts are higher than guidelines set 13 years ago that were simply estimates, but the vitamin D recommendations…Read the Rest of Article
Vitamin D deficiency (VDD) has been linked to bacterial vaginosis (BV) among pregnant women, according to the results of a study reported online October 4 in the American Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology.
Kidney stones should be added to the list of health problems linked with hormone pill use after menopause, according to an analysis of landmark government research that first raised alarms about the products.
A recent study found age of puberty is declining for girls, with more girls developing breasts by age 7 than in years past. Ethnicity was also a factor in the study with girls of African-American ethnicity maturing before whites.