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Vitamin D may help fight colorectal cancer

A new study concludes that high doses of vitamin D may help hinder the growth of advanced colorectal cancer in combination with chemotherapy. A new study concludes that vitamin D might help slow bowel cancer progression. A clinical trial called SUNSHINE has found that large doses of vitamin D could significantly slow down the progression… Read More »

High-dose vitamin D shows benefit in patients with advanced colorectal cancer

Results of a small clinical trial suggest that supplementing chemotherapy with high doses of vitamin D may benefit patients with metastatic colorectal cancer by delaying progression of the disease, say scientists from Harvard-affiliated Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. Prompted by the “very encouraging” results of the Sunshine clinical trial, the potential benefits of vitamin D supplementation in metastatic… Read More »

Omega-3 and Vitamin D Could Help Clear Alzheimer’s Amyloid Plaques

Researchers have determined how omega-3 and vitamin D3 can help boost the immune system’s capability to remove the brain of amyloid plaques, a hallmark of Alzheimer’s disease.[1] The researchers discovered signaling networks and key genes regulated by the omega-3 fatty acid docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) and also vitamin D3 which can help manage inflammation and greatly… Read More »