Latest Hypovitaminosis D Stories
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.
A new study shows mushrooms can provide the same amount of vitamin D to the body as supplemental tablets.
Canadians can’t obtain vitamin D from natural sun exposure in the months of October through April.
Research from Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) shows that improving vitamin D status by increasing its level in the blood could have a number of non-skeletal health benefits.
While it is well known that a majority of hip fracture patients of all ages and both sexes have insufficient or deficient levels of vitamin D.
Vitamin D supplements significantly reduced blood pressure in the first large controlled study of African-Americans.
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