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Information on the latest vitamin D news and research.

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New randomized controlled trial: Vitamin D helps in depression

A new randomized controlled trial out of Iran and published in the Journal of Clinical Psychopharmacology reports that vitamin D may help depression.

Past research has shown a definite association between low vitamin D levels and depression. However, clinical trials have shown mixed results, thus raising need for further research. The researchers in this study led by Dr Hassan Mozaffari-Khosravi wanted to know if a single injection of vitamin D could help improve symptoms in those who suffered from mild to moderate depression.

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About Brant Cebulla

Brant Cebulla was a staff member for the Vitamin D Council from May 2011 to April 2014. He has keen interests in nutrition and exercise.