The upper level of vitamin D recommended by the Endocrine Society can result in frequent hypercalciuria.
As healthy levels of folic acid, iodine, magnesium, vitamin D, and iron demonstrate improved outcomes in pregnancy, understanding of the function of these essential nutrients on health would benefit family practitioners caring for women of childbearing age.
Total omega-3 and omega-6 plasma polyunsaturated fatty acids relative abundances were significantly inversely correlated with asthma/recurrent wheeze and allergic sensitization.
Vitamin D deficiency is independently associated with subclinical interstitial lung disease and its progression.
The North American Menopause Society has found that postmenopausal women with a breast cancer diagnosis may have vitamin D deficiency as well as higher rates of obesity.
Investigators sought to determine the effect of vitamin D deficiency on the success of ovarian stimulation in women with PCOS or unexplained infertility.
However, increased vitamin D levels in early pregnancy not correlated with reduced pregnancy loss.
Findings based on study of Bangladeshi women and infants, a population with known deficiency.
Researchers from the University of Bristol found no association between 25-hydroxyvitamin D level and pregnancy-related hypertensive disorders.
In women, risk declines as levels increase up to 100 nmol/L, but association in men not significant
In black infants who were born preterm, vitamin D supplementation may reduce the risk for recurrent wheezing.
Further clinical trials are needed to explore the potential beneficial effect of vitamin D supplementation, via fortified foods and/or dietary supplements, on insulin resistance, and possibly on weight management.
The USPSTF has released recommendations for vitamin D and calcium supplementation for the primary prevention of fractures in community-dwelling adults.
A higher concentration of plasma vitamin D is correlated with a decreased risk of total cancer.
Prenatal vitamin D is associated with an increased risk for allergic rhinitis in children born to African American women, but not white women.
A cohort from the CANDLE study was assessed to determine if race plays a role in the protective effect of maternal vitamin D levels on childhood asthma.
Findings do not support routine vitamin D and calcium supplementation in community-dwelling older adults for lowering the incidence of osteoporosis-related fractures.
Little evidence was found for linear causal associations between genetic determinants of circulating vitamin D concentration and risk of seven cancers.
High-dose vitamin D supplements improve bone mineral density in youth with HIV.
In patients with depressive symptoms, vitamin D deficiency with no additional supplements had the highest depressive score at 6 months and shortest cardiac event-free survival.
Although research has emphasized the possible benefits of vitamin D, high dosages pose potential risks.
CVD occurred in 11.8% of participants in the vitamin D group and 11.5% in the placebo group.
Vitamin D and calcium supplementation not effective for lowering cancer risk in postmenopausal womenApril 11, 2017
Vitamin D and calcium did not result in a significantly lower risk of all-type cancer, including breast cancer, in postmenopausal women.
Patients receiving vitamin D for deficiency without bolus doses experienced the most benefit.
Researchers observed a 15-fold increase in diagnosis from 2008 to 2014 after accounting for demographic changes.
Mothers who take high doses of vitamin D during pregnancy reduce sensitization of their infants to mites at 18 months.
Understanding the link between vitamin D deficiency and obstructive sleep apnea can be challenging.
Vitamin D deficiency is especially prevalent in postmenopausal women, and recommendations from current guidelines are inconsistent regarding vitamin D use.
High monthly doses of vitamin D do not improve lower extremity function and may increase fall risk in the elderly.
The use of vitamin D supplements does not reduce the severity or frequency of colds in adults with mild-to-moderate asthma.