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Vitamin D might help some Parkinson's patients

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Depending on their genes, some Parkinson's patients may be able to slow their deterioration by taking vitamin D supplements, according to a small study from Japan. Full story

Vitamin D supplement labels may be inaccurate

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - The amount of vitamin D in some supplements may be either much lower or much higher than what's written on the label, according to a new analysis. Full story

Vitamin D may not relieve arthritis pain

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Taking daily vitamin D doesn't keep knee pain from getting worse or slow the loss of cartilage for people with osteoarthritis, according to a new study. Full story

Hey, guys, your beer gut could lead to a broken hip

Osteoporosis doesn't just affect older women. A new study finds a connection between men -- even younger guys -- with beer bellies and weak bones. So if you're overweight, you've got more than heart disease and diabetes to worry about. Full story

Scientists find vitamin D could cure baldness

   More than half of American men experience hair loss after they turn 50, but now Japanese scientists have found that vitamin D could be a possible baldness cure. NBC’s Craig Melvin reports.

Vitamin D reduces risk of stress fractures in teen female athletes

   Research has found that teen and pre-teen female athletes with the highest intake of Vitamin D experienced half as many stress fractures as girls with the lowest intake. NBC’s Erika Edwards reports.

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  Zzzzz! The real reason you’re tired

Dr. Roshini Raj of Health magazine talks about why women complain about feeling tired nearly four times as often as men and possible ways to relieve tiredness.

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