Bischoff-Ferrari, H (2010). Health effects of vitamin D. Dermatologic Therapy, 23(1):23-30.
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Increasing data suggest that many or most adults in the United States and Europe would benefit from vitamin D supplements. This review summarizes the benefits of vitamin D with the strongest evidence today from randomized controlled trials for fall and fracture prevention. Beyond fall and fracture prevention, vitamin D may also reduce overall morbidity by multiple mechanisms. Prospective epidemiological studies supported by strong mechanistic evidence suggest a reduction of cardiovascular disease (incident hypertension and cardiovascular mortality) and colorectal cancer, extending to weaker evidence on immune-modulatory and anti-inflammatory benefits of vitamin D.
|Item Type:||Journal Article, refereed, further contribution|
|Communities & Collections:||04 Faculty of Medicine > University Hospital Zurich > Rheumatology Clinic and Institute of Physical Medicine|
04 Faculty of Medicine > Center on Aging and Mobility
|DDC:||360 Social problems & social services|
610 Medicine & health
300 Social sciences, sociology & anthropology
|Deposited On:||28 Jan 2011 13:16|
|Last Modified:||23 Nov 2012 16:19|
|WoS Citation Count:||17|
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