Keyword "vitamin d"

There are 27 articles tagged with keyword "vitamin d".

  • Vitamin D and Bone Health

    It is well known that vitamin D influences the development and maintenance of bone mass and reduces the risk of osteoporosis. Furthermore, it is also thought to improve lower limb neuromuscular function.

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  • Vitamin D and Bone Health

    It is well known that vitamin D influences the development and maintenance of bone mass and reduces the risk of osteoporosis. Furthermore, it is also thought to improve lower limb neuromuscular function.

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  • Functions of Vitamin D

    The function of vitamin D that is most clearly understood is its role in calcium metabolism. However, there is evidence for emerging roles that have implications for health and prevention of various diseases. When blood levels of calcium fall, parathyroid hormone (PTH) is released to...

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  • Vitamin D and Immunologic Outcomes

    In 2009, a major systematic review of the evidence concluded the following regarding vitamin D and immunologic outcomes: Two cohort studies, but no randomized controlled trials, evaluated immunologic outcomes; NHANES III found no significant association between serum 25(OH)D...

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  • Vitamin D and Body Weight

    A systematic review of the evidence performed in 2009 for the Institute of Medicine by the Tufts Evidence-based Practice Center in preparation for revisions to the Dietary Reference Intakes for vitamin D and calcium concluded the following regarding vitamin D and body weight: No studies...

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  • Vitamin D and Health

    The evidence to date, largely from systematic reviews, indicates that higher levels of serum 25(OH)D may significantly reduce the risk of several chronic diseases, including cardiovascular disease, and some cancers, such as breast and colon cancer. Research also indicates that increased...

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  • Vitamin D Status

    Vitamin D status is measured using serum 25(OH)D levels. This reflects vitamin D derived from food or endogenous synthesis.Vitamin D deficiency is defined as a serum 25(OH) level < 37.5 nmol/l in adults or < 27.5 nmol/l in infants and children.The suggested target for optimal level of...

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  • Vitamin D and Growth

    A systematic review of the evidence conducted in 2009 for the Institute of Medicine by the Tufts Evidence-based Practice Center in preparation for revisions to the Dietary Reference Intakes for vitamin D and calcium concluded the following regarding vitamin D and growth: Six randomized...

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  • Vitamin D and Cancer

    In 2009, a major systematic review of the evidence concluded the following regarding vitamin D and cancer: Cancer from all causes Two randomized controlled trials and one analysis of the NHANES database (two publications) evaluated this association;Both randomized controlled trials were...

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  • Vitamin D and Cardiovascular Disease

    A systematic review of the evidence performed in 2009 for the Institute of Medicine by the Tufts Evidence-based Practice Center in preparation for revisions to the Dietary Reference Intakes for vitamin D and calcium concluded the following regarding vitamin D and cardiovascular disease:...

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