Thursday, February 22, 2007
More Evidence Vitamin D Prevents Parkinson's Disease and Cancer
In an excellent paper, a pair of researchers (father and son) presented considerable evidence that vitamin D deficiency is a cause, and possibly the major cause, of Parkinson's disease.
The researchers reviewed a 1997 case report in which a patient with Parkinson's disease steadily improved when treated daily with 4,000 IU of vitamin D.
At the same time, two new meta-analysis studies (which combine data from multiple reports) have found even more evidence that vitamin D is an important cancer-fighting tool. The first study examined nearly 1,800 records and found that:
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