A new clinical trial found that high dose vitamin D supplementation reduced acute respiratory infections in nursing home residents by nearly 50%.
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A recent RCT determined vitamin D not only decreased the risk of falls in older women, but also improved balance.
A recent randomized controlled trial indicated that neither exercise nor vitamin D reduced falls in elderly women.
Using studies of vitamin D and falls, Dr. Cannell discusses the importance of healthcare professionals to prescribe higher doses of vitamin D.
Dr. Cannell responds to a recent meta-analysis study that showed no effect of vitamin D on osteoporosis.
Researchers out of Harvard have found that those with Parkinson’s disease are more likely to have vitamin D deficiency compared to healthy adults.
Widespread vitamin D supplementation in aged care facilities has saved the New Zealand government over a half-million dollars the past two years.
New study finds that vitamin D reduces falls and fractures in vascular Parkinsonism but in a surprise finding, not Parkinson’s disease.
We have received many emails regarding the calcium, vitamin D and fracture report from the United States Preventative Services Task Force. Brant Cebulla discusses our take on the most recent report.
Researchers conducted a meta-analysis of falls and vitamin D dosing schedules. They looked at effectiveness of daily dosing versus monthly or quarter year dosing.