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Who Should—And Who Shouldn't—Take Vitamin D

Who Should—And Who Shouldn't—Take Vitamin D
Case in point: a study just released in JAMA Internal Medicine showed that vitamin D did not lower the risk of falls among an elderly population in Finland. The study, which compared the effects of exercise against vitamin D supplements on falls and
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Vitamin D Supplements Might Slow Prostate Cancer
The findings also need to be replicated in a much larger number of patients, D'Amico said. D'Amico stressed that men should not start taking vitamin D supplements in hopes of slowing or curing prostate cancer. Vitamin D, known as the "sunshine vitamin
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Vitamin D Won't Diminish Interferon-Inducible Gene Expression in SLE
As described in Arthritis and Rheumatology, 57 patients with clinically stable SLE, an interferon signature, and a serum 25-hydroxyvitamin (OH)D level <25 ng/mL were randomized to placebo or 2,000 IU (low dose) or 4,000 IU (high dose) of oral vitamin
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New Study Shows Vitamin D Supplements Don't Help Lower Blood Pressure
(CBS) – Are you or someone you know taking vitamin D to lower blood pressure? Maybe a doctor even prescribed it? Well a new study says it's doesn't help. CBS 2's Mai Martinez takes a look at the pros and cons of the vitamin. For years vitamin D has
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