Even the addition of a cash incentive did not result in significant health benefits for patients using activity trackers.
Middle-aged men with low serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D (25(OH)D) concentrations had a markedly higher risk of frequent headache.
For older women, low vitamin D is associated with incident frailty.
Pokémon Go provided a slight, short-term boost to adults' physical activity levels, but it didn't last, according to a study published in the Christmas issue of The BMJ.
Low levels of neonatal vitamin D may be linked with risk of developing multiple sclerosis.
The present findings, in combination with those from prior observational research, provide a solid rationale for further randomized trials.
For long-term care facility residents, high-dose vitamin D3 supplementation is associated with reduced incidence of acute respiratory infection but increased incidence of falls.
Low maternal B12 is associated with higher leptin in cord blood, maternal adipose tissue, and placental tissue.
Community pharmacists are well suited to provide clinical preventive services, including education, screenings, and making referrals.
Several factors influence the impact of cholecalciferol supplementation in pregnant women.
Considerable costs are associated with absenteeism related to chronic diseases and health risk factors.