Link Between Low Vitamin D Levels And...

Link Between Low Vitamin D Levels And Multiple Sclerosis Risk For African Americans

There are 2 comments on the MediLexicon story from May 30, 2011, titled Link Between Low Vitamin D Levels And Multiple Sclerosis Risk For African Americans. In it, MediLexicon reports that:

In the first major study exploring the connection between vitamin D and multiple sclerosis in African Americans, a team of scientists at the University of California, San Francisco has discovered that vitamin D levels in the blood are lower in African Americans who have the disease, compared to African Americans who do not.

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Hialeah, FL

#1 May 30, 2011
Duh, the sun is about 50 times stronger in Africa. I could not be exposed to it for more than an hour without burning back in South Africa. Here in Florida I can spend the day with no sunscreen and hardly get the first tan line.

Clarks Summit, PA

#4 Jan 20, 2012
This situation should be explored more so that with many studies, proper treatment can be produced.

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