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New mechanism of vitamin D associated with brain health

Update:29-03-2019

In the sun, our body will synthesize vitamin D. Vitamin D is critical to brain health.
A recent study found that vitamin D deficiency affects a "scaffold" that supports neurons in the brain. This finding may help develop new therapies for mental illnesses such as schizophrenia.
Vitamin D is sometimes referred to as "sunshine vitamins" and is essential for maintaining bone health. It also benefits the immune system, cardiovascular system, and endocrine function. For example, studies have shown that vitamin D deficiency can damage the immune system, increase the risk of hypertension, and negatively affect insulin secretion in patients with type 2 diabetes.
Recent studies have reinforced the notion that there may be a link between vitamin D deficiency and high risk of schizophrenia. Other studies have shown that deprivation of vitamin D in middle-aged rodents can cause damage to their brains and poor performance in cognitive tests. The researchers also found that people who survived cardiac arrest have less chance of restoring brain function if their vitamin D levels are lower.
In the sun, our body will synthesize vitamin D. Vitamin D is critical to brain health.
A recent study found that vitamin D deficiency affects a "scaffold" that supports neurons in the brain. This finding may help develop new therapies for mental illnesses such as schizophrenia.
Vitamin D is sometimes referred to as "sunshine vitamins" and is essential for maintaining bone health. It also benefits the immune system, cardiovascular system, and endocrine function. For example, studies have shown that Vitamin D2 deficiency can damage the immune system, increase the risk of hypertension, and negatively affect insulin secretion in patients with type 2 diabetes.
Recent studies have reinforced the notion that there may be a link between vitamin D deficiency and high risk of schizophrenia. Other studies have shown that deprivation of vitamin D in middle-aged rodents can cause damage to their brains and poor performance in cognitive tests. The researchers also found that people who survived cardiac arrest have less chance of restoring brain function if their vitamin D levels are lower.