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Low vitamin D blood levels are linked to greater risk of heart disease in whites and Chinese, but not in blacks and Hispanics, according to a study appearing this week in JAMA, a journal published by the American Medical Association.
In a multiethnic group of adults, low serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D concentration was associated with increased risk of coronary heart disease events among white or Chinese participants but not among black or Hispanic participants, results that suggest that the risks and benefits of vitamin D supplementation should be evaluated carefully across race and ethnicity.
A recently published study tested Vitamin D intake during pregnancy and its affect on the baby's Vitamin D levels at birth.
Until now, there has been no research dedicated to the importance of Vitamin D supplementation in children with congenital heart disease (CHD).
According to a new study, vitamin D supplements can reduce blood pressure and improve moods in women with type 2 diabetes who are suffering from depression. It also helped some women to lose small amounts of weight.
Low levels of vitamin D can trigger hypertension, according to the world's largest study to examine the causal association between the two.
Researchers from Germany have found that low levels of vitamin D are associated with high levels of hepatitis B virus (HBV) replication.
Preterm infants may need to be given 800 international units (IU) of vitamin D a day to ensure they develop strong bones.
Vitamin D is crucial to the growth of healthy bones.
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