Calcitriol may be the form of supplement D that activates your body’s Vitamin D Receptor , which allows gene transcription to take place and the activation of the innate immune response. It’s possible that many of the transcribed by the VDR can help transcribe proteins that protect your body against radiation. ‘Supplement D by its preventive/ameliorating actions ought to be given serious consideration as a defensive agent against sublethal radiation injury, and specifically that induced by low-level radiation,’ concludes Hayes..In her record, Atkisson pointed out that Offit, the chief of infectious disease at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, occupies a research placement sponsored by vaccine maker, Merck, to the tune of $1.5 million. He holds a patent on an anti-diarrhea vaccine also, Rotateq, that he’s received unspecified royalties On the heels of Atkisson’s survey, Offit wrote a response that was released in the Orange County Register. Almost three years afterwards, the Register ran a startling and lengthy retraction: ‘numerous Dr. Offit’s statements, as quoted in the OC Register, had been unsubstantiated and/or false.’ Here are those Offit statements the Register retracted: Sharyl Atkisson lied.