A recent study concluded that vitamin D is inversely associated with carotid artery plaques and thickening, two common predictors of atherosclerosis.
Tag Archives: heart disease
A new study found that daily sun exposure significantly reduced total cholesterol levels; whereas, vitamin D supplements increased total cholesterol.
A randomized controlled trial of over 5,000 participants found that vitamin D supplementation did not prevent heart disease.
A new clinical trial found that heart failure patients who received vitamin D on a weekly basis reduced the severity of their heart failure.
Research suggests vitamin D status acts as a predictor of response to cardiac resynchronization therapy among patients with systolic heart failure.
A recent study conducted in India found that low vitamin D status may be an independent risk factor for cardiovascular disease.
New study finds vitamin D status may be inversely associated with physical capacity for cardiac rehabilitation patients
An observational study found that vitamin D deficiency was related to less improvement in physical capacity after cardiac rehabilitation.
A UK study of over 500,000 people found that vitamin D and calcium supplementation were not associated with cardiovascular events.
Research found that low vitamin D status is associated with worse functional outcome at 3 months in thrombolytic ischemic stroke patients.
In this episode, Dr. John Cannell discusses the VITAL Study and its potential clinical implications with Dr. Joann Manson.