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A study conducted in Mongolian schoolchildren supports the possibility that daily vitamin D supplementation can reduce the risk of respiratory infections in winter.
The vitamin D levels of newborn babies appear to predict their risk of respiratory infections during infancy and the occurrence of wheezing during early childhood, but not the risk of developing asthma.
Young men may have more sick-free days through the cold and flu season if they take a daily vitamin D supplement.
Large-scale study supports potential role in boosting immune system, more research needed.
By Tiollier, Eve Chennaoui, Mounir; Gomez-Merino,
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Swedish researchers said on Monday they had identified a previously unknown virus that may cause many cases of serious respiratory infections in children.
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