Vitamin D Levels

Vitamin D levels linked to cancer survival rates

By Annie Harrison-Dunn

Breast and colorectalcancer patients with higher levels of vitamin D at the time of diagnosis may have better chances of survival and remain in remission longer those who are deficient, according to a scientific review. 

BMJ: Vitamin D, “might not be as essential as previously thought in maintaining bone mineral density.”

BMJ: Vitamin D benefits unconfirmed – even bone density

By Shane STARLING

Vitamin D’s health links including its ability to boost bone density are not backed in the scientific literature, the British Medical Journal has found after an extensive review of published studies on the nutrient.

Review questions vitamin D for reducing chronic disease risk

Review questions vitamin D for reducing chronic disease risk

By Stephen DANIELLS

Low vitamin D levels may be a consequence of ill health and not the cause of chronic disease, says a new review, but industry groups have responded that supplementation is vital for bone health and should not be dismissed.

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