Vitamin D Protects against colds and flu

Association Between Serum 25-Hydroxyvitamin D Level and Upper Respiratory Tract Infection in the Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey

Adit A. Ginde, MD, MPH; Jonathan M. Mansbach, MD; Carlos A. Camargo Jr, MD, DrPH

Arch Intern Med. 2009;169(4):384-390.

Background Recent studies suggest a role for vitamin D in innate immunity, including the prevention of […]

Chronic Pain Linked to Low Vitamin D

Chronic Pain Linked to Low Vitamin D

Allison Gandey Medscape Medical News 2009. © 2009 Medscape

March 25, 2009 — Inadequate vitamin D may represent an underrecognized source of nociperception and impaired neuromuscular functioning, say researchers.

“Physicians who care for patients with chronic, diffuse pain that seems musculoskeletal — and involves many […]