Patients hospitalized in rooms with low sunlight experienced significantly longer hospital stays than those in rooms with abundant sunlight.
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A recent study determined that low vitamin D levels were associated with a high white blood cell count in hospitalized cats.
Researchers investigate if 25(OH)D levels were different in patients who went on to develop diverticulitis compared to those who didn’t.
Doctor Nagendra Monangi and colleagues at the University of Cincinnati conducted the first longitudinal study of vitamin D levels in very premature infants.
Widespread vitamin D supplementation in aged care facilities has saved the New Zealand government over a half-million dollars the past two years.
New research published in The American Journal of Medicine has found an increased risk of all-cause mortality for patients entering the hospital with low vitamin D levels.
New research reports that higher vitamin D status is associated with a decreased risk of hospitalization and surgery for patients suffering from inflammatory bowel disease.
Researchers in Australia recently conducted a study on ICU patients. The authors found that vitamin D deficiency was associated with longer hospital stays.
Research reported at the Society of Critical Care Medicine meeting found that people who are vitamin D deficient have an increased risk of developing sepsis.
Sepsis or blood poisoning is a deadly condition characterized by whole-body inflammation caused by an infection. Dr Cannell discusses the research on sepsis and vitamin D.