Vitamin D Levels Tied to Survival in Seriously Ill Cats

THURSDAY, May 21, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Sick cats appear to have a better chance of survival if they have higher levels of vitamin D, a new study reveals.

Vitamin Supplement Linked to Reduction in Skin Cancer Risk

WEDNESDAY, May 13, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A cheap and easily available vitamin supplement appears to reduce a person's risk of skin cancer, new research contends.

Immune System Genes May Change With the Seasons: Study

TUESDAY, May 12, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- When the seasons change, your immune system response may also change, British researchers report.

'Thrifty' Metabolism Might Sabotage Weight Loss Efforts

MONDAY, May 11, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A new study confirms what many frustrated dieters already suspect: Your metabolism might make it tougher for you to lose weight than others.

High-Protein Diet May Be Dangerous for Those at Risk of Heart Disease

FRIDAY, May 8, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A high-protein diet may backfire for people at risk for heart disease -- increasing the likelihood of weight gain and early death, a new study suggests.

Vitamin D Supplements Might Help Some Lose Weight

FRIDAY, May 8, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- For obese Americans who are low on vitamin D, taking a supplement of the nutrient might help them lose weight, a new study suggests.

Health Tip: Are Bad Habits Triggering Weight Gain?

(HealthDay News) -- Bad habits can sabotage weight-loss efforts, and you may not even be aware of them.

Little Risk of Vitamin D Toxicity, Study Says

WEDNESDAY, May 6, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The risk for developing vitamin D toxicity is rare, researchers have found.

3 Steps May Boost Healthier Eating

THURSDAY, May 7, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- To succeed at the diet game, new research suggests a "CAN"-do attitude may be more helpful than relying on willpower or education.

Dropping One Sugary Soda a Day Could Cut Diabetes Risk: Study

THURSDAY, April 30, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- People who love sugary sodas and flavored milk may have a heightened risk of type 2 diabetes, regardless of their body weight, a large new study finds.