The Vitamin D Council evaluates a study that made headlines for concluding vitamin D supplementation does not protect the elderly against fractures.
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A study found that few hip fracture patients are prescribed vitamin D3, despite evidence that vitamin D improves health outcomes after fractures.
Researchers discovered a significant difference between vitamin D status in children with forearm fractures and healthy controls.
Researchers discovered that vitamin D and exercise improved survival rate at one and four years after surgery for hip fracture.
A new study found that vitamin D levels below 20 ng/ml were linked to an increased risk of fractures.
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.
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.