Higher daily doses of vitamin D lower...

Higher daily doses of vitamin D lower risk of preterm births: Study

There are 3 comments on the Ottawa Citizen story from May 4, 2010, titled Higher daily doses of vitamin D lower risk of preterm births: Study. In it, Ottawa Citizen reports that:

A new study found that women taking 4,000 international units of vitamin D daily a ' 10 to 20 times the dose the leaders of Canada's pregnancy specialists currently recommend a ' had half the risk of premature delivery than women who took just 400 IU of vitamin D daily.

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Toronto, Canada

#1 May 4, 2010
Related Topix: Canada, World News, Medical University of South Carolina, Medicine, Obstetrics and Gynecology

Stoney Creek, Canada

#2 May 4, 2010
Every time they give different IU numbers.

Austin, TX

#3 Jul 13, 2011
The Journal of Pediatric Orthopedics reports non-ambulatory children may be deficient in vitamin D and should be evaluated prior to any bone surgery. However, experts warn that children should not take vitamin D supplements without their pediatricianís recommendation since it can interfere with, or be adversely affected by, other medications. For more information about vitamin D needs for children with cerebral palsy, please read http://www.cpfamilynetwork.org/medical-resear...

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