Earlier this week, the US Department of Health and Human Services announced that a study funded by their own National Institute of Health (NIH) suggests that vitamin D may be a possible treatment for a common gynecological condition. The human equivalent of a mere 1400 IUs of vitamin D shrunk uterine fibroid tumors in rats that were genetically predisposed to this non-life threatening, but still life altering, condition.

Uterine fibroid tumors, which grow around the wall of the uterus, are the most common noncancerous tumor in women. This condition plagues around 30% of women aged 25 […]