If over 65, Vitamin doses of 800 IU and above may prevent fractures

Madely Health Headlines Commentary for July 6, 2012


Vitamin D in high doses may prevent fractures


Heike A. Bischoff-Ferrari, Walter C. Willett, Endel J. Orav, Paul Lips, Pierre J. Meunier, Ronan A. Lyons, Leon Flicker, John Wark, Rebecca D. Jackson, Jane A. Cauley, Haakon E. Meyer, Michael Pfeifer, Kerrie M. Sanders, Hannes B. Stähelin, Robert Theiler, Bess Dawson-Hughes. A Pooled Analysis of Vitamin D Dose Requirements for Fracture PreventionNew England Journal of Medicine, 2012; 367 (1): 40 DOI: 10.1056/NEJMoa1109617