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Dr Chris Smith

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Naked Scientists ENHANCED PODCAST 12.01.22 - Vitamin D: Shedding light on diabetes, MS and cancer

January 22nd, 2012

Episode 462 of 1119 episodes

Could a ray of sunshine hold the key to preventing MS, diabetes and even bowel cancer? Vitamin D - made naturally in skin exposed to strong sunlight - appears to reduce the risk of developing these, and a rash of other diseases. We examine the evidence to find out why as well as hearing how seaweed looks set to ignite a biofuel boom in the future, why a good night's sleep might make traumatic memories worse and how scientists have made multicellular life in the lab in just 60 days...

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