A new study suggests vitamin D may protect against UTIs among children by upregulating their own naturally occurring antimicrobial peptides.
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A recent study determined that of children under the age of four, breastfeeding infants were the most likely to be deficient.
A recent report provided details on Project Dhoop, a public health initiative aimed to improve vitamin D levels in school children.
Open label trial discovers 1,200 IU/day more effective than 400 IU/day in managing influenza in infants
A recent open label trial found that higher doses of vitamin D in infants reduced duration of influenza symptoms.
Yet another study finds a high prevalence of vitamin D deficiency among children in Middle Eastern communities
A recent study discovered a high prevalence of vitamin D deficiency in Middle Eastern school children, especially in girls.
Dr. Cannell discusses the safety of pharmacological doses of vitamin D.
A recent study has concluded that lower vitamin D levels are associated with worse outcomes in critically-ill children admitted to the PICU.
Study finds updated vitamin D guidelines unsuccessful at improving Canadian children’s vitamin D status
The 2010 updated dietary guidelines for vitamin D appears to be unsuccessful at improving vitamin D status among Canadian children.
In a recent study, vitamin D deficiency was associated with emotional, behavioral and peer relationship problems among older adolescents.
A study published in the journal, Annals of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology, found vitamin D improved asthma outcomes among children.