A baby was taken from home when a doctor claimed fractures were caused by child abuse. Now, some experts believe vitamin D deficiency and a rare genetic disorder may be to blame.
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Amber Tovey provides feedback on the USPSTF drafted research plan for vitamin D and fracture risk in the general public.
Two recent studies investigated the economic benefit of vitamin D supplementation in orthopedic trauma patients and pregnant women.
A recent study supports maintaining a vitamin D status of at least 40 ng/ml to protect against stress fractures, especially in active individuals.
Dr. Cannell discusses multiple studies that have found vitamin D, among other vitamins and minerals, especially silicon, may help osteoporosis and its complications.
Low vitamin D levels linked with higher risk of non-traumatic fractures during menopausal transition
A recent study suggests that low vitamin D levels are associated with an increased risk of non-traumatic fractures among women during the menopausal transition.
Research continues to show that seasonality influences risk of certain conditions. Recently, this same relationship was found to exist for risk of hip replacements.
A new longitudinal study suggests both low and high levels of vitamin D are related to increased risk of fracture in older men.
Researchers in the United Kingdom recently created a model to estimate that prescribing vitamin D for prevention of hip fractures could reduce annual public costs by $37 million.
According to a new cohort study presented at the World Congress on Osteoporosis, Osteoarthritis and Musculoskeletal Diseases, vitamin D levels are associated with fracture risk.