Prenatal vitamin D supplements don’t protect kids from asthma

Taking vitamin D supplements during pregnancy does little to prevent asthma and recurrent wheezing in young children, a new study shows.

Scott Hesel - U. Rochester | Feb. 13, 2020 | futurity
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Lack of vitamin D as a kid may lead to acting out as a teen

Vitamin D deficiency during childhood could lead to rule-breaking behavior as well as anxious and depressed moods later on in life.

Laurel Thomas-Michigan | Aug. 21, 2019 | futurity
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How much vitamin D is enough? It depends

When recommending vitamin D supplements, doctors should treat each patient's requirements as unique rather than rely on "one-size-fits-all" guidelines.

Patti Verbanas-Rutgers | Aug. 14, 2019 | futurity
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Years of taking vitamin D appear to cut cancer death risk

Research suggests three years of taking vitamin D could extend the lives of cancer patients. "There are still many questions and more research is needed."

Sarina Gleason-Michigan State | June 4, 2019 | futurity
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