Vegan Diet Might Ease Diabetic Nerve Pain

WEDNESDAY, May 27, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A vegan diet might help people with diabetes-related nerve damage shed weight and find some pain relief, a small pilot study suggests.

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.

Cold Weather a Bigger Killer Than Heat, Study Finds

THURSDAY, May 21, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Cold weather kills 20 times more people worldwide than hot weather, a new study shows.

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.

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.

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.

Cloudy Climes May Up Risk of Pancreatic Cancer: Study

THURSDAY, April 30, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- People who live in regions with low sunlight may have a higher risk of pancreatic cancer, possibly because they don't get enough vitamin D from the sun, new research suggests.

Beijing Olympics Study Hints at Smog's Impact on Birth Weights

TUESDAY, April 28, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Babies born around the 2008 Beijing Olympics tended to weigh more at birth than those born in the years before and after the games, a new study finds.

Health Tip: Needing Folic Acid

(HealthDay News) -- Among the health benefits of folic acid is that it can help prevent birth defects in a growing fetus. But pregnant women aren't the only people who should take it.