A recent study finds vitamin D sufficiency may improve recovery from sepsis by modulating the immune response.
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Dr. Cannell reviews the latest research on the role of vitamin D in sepsis.
New study offers insight into why low vitamin D levels are associated with adverse outcomes among the critically ill
A recent study reveals a potential mechanism to explain why critically ill patients with low vitamin D levels are more likely to suffer poor outcomes.
Researchers report that in vitamin D deficient septic patients, mortality is greater in parathyroid hormone responders than in non-responders.
A new study shows that low vitamin D levels in mothers and infants are associated with an increased risk of early-onset neonatal sepsis in infants.
New study finds no relationship between vitamin D and respiratory failure in critically ill patients
New research has found that among patients with sepsis or trauma, vitamin D is not related to risk of respiratory failure but is related to one-year mortality.
In a recent review, Doctor Jordan Kempker of Emory University School of Medicine in Atlanta, summarized what we know about sepsis and vitamin D.
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.
Researchers from three different divisions of infectious disease reviewed the role of vitamin D in sepsis.