Vitamin D3

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No bone benefit for high-dose vitamin D3

By Joseph James Whitworth

Daily supplementation with vitamin D3 at three times the standard dose provides no additional bone strength benefits in healthy infants, a clinical trial has found.

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Study says adequate sunlight exposure is vital

Vitamin D3 backed to prevent and repair heart damage

By Will Chu

Nano sensors used to track how vitamin D3 affects cells have shown it is able repair damage to the heart brought on by metabolic conditions, including high blood pressure, diabetes and atherosclerosis.

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Time to change vitamin D guidelines?

By David Anderson

New research suggesting vitamin D3 is twice as effective as vitamin should turn current guidance ‘on its head’, say those behind the study.

Vitamin D not helpful for adult asthmatics

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Vitamin D not helpful for adult asthmatics

By Shane STARLING

Asthmatic adults with low-vitamin D status do not benefit from vitamin D3, a study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) has found.

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