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The research continues: Low vitamin D increases mortality

Posted on: June 12, 2012   by  Brant Cebulla


While a study out of Denmark reports, in an observational study, that both high and low vitamin D levels are associated with an increase in mortality, a study published just last week  out of Israel reports that only low vitamin D levels are associated with increased risk of mortality.

Published in the Journal of Endocrinology and Metabolism, lead investigator Dr Walid Saliba of the Carmel Medical Center found that in an analysis of 182,152 subjects, vitamin D levels above 20 ng/ml were better than levels below 20 ng/ml.

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