Tagged: vitamin D


Vitamin D and breast cancer

  17.12.2015. A new paper published in October 2015 in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition suggests that vitamin D3 could oppose breast cancer caused by estrogen. The study of over 57,000 post menopausal women found that, among women who had ever used hormone therapy, those that were supplementing with...


25 December

  1914 – American biochemist Edward C. Kendall isolated the thyroid hormone thyroxine from the thyroid gland removed surgically from patients. The isolated thyroxine proved to be fully active in relieving the symptoms of hypothyroidism. Thyroxine is an important metabolic hormone that controls the speed of carbohydrate metabolism and the...