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Vitamin D and the developing brain

Posted on: October 23, 2012   by  John Cannell, MD


As reported in our news section, Dr Andrew J. O. Whitehouse and his group at the University of Western Australia were the first to offer proof that low vitamin D levels during pregnancy adversely affect language development in later life.

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3 Responses to Vitamin D and the developing brain

  1. [email protected]

    We members of the VDC need to share this post with as MANY people as possible.

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  2. [email protected]

    Another recent study on pregnancy and infant brain has the following title at VitaminDWiki

    Higher vitamin D in pregnancy resulted in 2X better infant psychomotor and mental scores

    Morales title is: Circulating 25-Hydroxyvitamin D3 in Pregnancy and Infant Neuropsychological Development, in Pediatrics Published online Sept, 2012

    By the way: Morales is mentioned 68 times in VitaminDWiki

    Morales abstract, etc. is at http://vitamindwiki.com/tiki-index.php?page_id=3214

  3. jbennett

    Have noticed extremely low levels of vitamin D in the teenage population in my practice

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