Preliminary Study Shows Vitamin D May Reduce Risk Of Respiratory Infections

Wochit Headline News - Thursday, 16 February 2017
There's preliminary evidence that adequate amounts of vitamin D might help lower rates of respiratory infections. These infections include colds, bronchitis and pneumonia, the researchers said. In a review of past trials of people taking vitamin D supplements, researchers from Queen Mary University in London found that supplementation was linked to a 12 percent reduction in the proportion of people having an "acute respiratory infection.

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