A new study found that daily sun exposure significantly reduced total cholesterol levels; whereas, vitamin D supplements increased total cholesterol.
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A new controlled clinical trial found that daily vitamin D supplementation for one month increased HDL cholesterol levels among children.
A recent study found vitamin D status was negatively correlated with cholesterol levels, triglyceride levels and muscle fatigue among older individuals.
A recent randomized controlled trial found supplementation with vitamin D significantly improves the lipid profiles of patients with high cholesterol and concurrent statin use.
A new trial from the Women’s Health Initiative has found that vitamin D and calcium supplementation helps improve cholesterol levels in older women.
New research published in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism suggests that vitamin D supplementation only affects cholesterol levels in those taking a statin.
Dr Cannell responds to a reader who experiences muscle pain and fever after taking Lipitor for high cholesterol.
A new randomized controlled trial reports that vitamin D in the short term has no effect on cholesterol.
An editorial published in this month’s issue of Circulation examined the evidence for the role of vitamin D in lipid profiles. Rebecca Oshiro discusses the latest meta-analysis.
Dr Cannell discusses a randomized controlled trial looking at vitamin D3’s influence on cardiovascular disease (CVD) in overweight and obese women.