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Calcium plus vitamin D supplementation and the risk of colorectal cancer.
- J. Wactawski-Wende, J. Kotchen, +44 authors J. Manson
- The New England journal of medicine
- 16 February 2006
BACKGROUND Higher intake of calcium and vitamin D has been associated with a reduced risk of colorectal cancer in epidemiologic studies and polyp recurrence in polyp-prevention trials. However,… Expand
Epidemic influenza and vitamin D
- J. Cannell, R. Vieth, +5 authors E. Giovannucci
- Biology, Medicine
- Epidemiology and Infection
- 7 September 2006
In 1981, R. Edgar Hope-Simpson proposed that a ‘seasonal stimulus’ intimately associated with solar radiation explained the remarkable seasonality of epidemic influenza. Solar radiation triggers… Expand
Vitamin D for cancer prevention: global perspective.
PURPOSE Higher serum levels of the main circulating form of vitamin D, 25-hydroxyvitamin D (25(OH)D), are associated with substantially lower incidence rates of colon, breast, ovarian, renal,… Expand
The urgent need to recommend an intake of vitamin D that is effective.
- R. Vieth, H. Bischoff-Ferrari, +12 authors A. Zittermann
- The American journal of clinical nutrition
- 1 March 2007
This editorial makes the point that there is now strong evidence that increasing vitamin D intake will lower risk of falling and lower fracture risk in older men and women. There is also strong… Expand
SERUM 25-HYDROXYVITAMIN D AND COLON CANCER: EIGHT-YEAR PROSPECTIVE STUDY
Blood samples taken in 1974 in Washington County, Maryland, from 25 620 volunteers were used to investigate the relation of serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D (25-OHD) with subsequent risk of getting colon… Expand
Do sunlight and vitamin D reduce the likelihood of colon cancer?
It is proposed that vitamin D is a protective factor against colon cancer. This hypothesis arose from the inspection of the geographic distribution of colon cancer deaths in the US, which revealed… Expand
The role of vitamin D in cancer prevention.
- C. Garland, F. Garland, +4 authors M. Holick
- American journal of public health
- 1 February 2006
Vitamin D status differs by latitude and race, with residents of the northeastern United States and individuals with more skin pigmentation being at increased risk of deficiency. A PubMed database… Expand
Vitamin D and prevention of breast cancer: Pooled analysis
- C. Garland, E. Gorham, S. Mohr, W. Grant, F. Garland
- The Journal of Steroid Biochemistry and Molecular…
- 1 March 2007
BACKGROUND Inadequate photosynthesis or oral intake of Vitamin D are associated with high incidence and mortality rates of breast cancer in ecological and observational studies, but the dose-response… Expand
Optimal vitamin D status for colorectal cancer prevention: a quantitative meta analysis.
- E. Gorham, C. Garland, +7 authors M. Holick
- American journal of preventive medicine
- 1 March 2007
BACKGROUND Previous studies, such as the Women's Health Initiative, have shown that a low dose of vitamin D did not protect against colorectal cancer, yet a meta-analysis indicates that a higher dose… Expand
DIETARY VITAMIN D AND CALCIUM AND RISK OF COLORECTAL CANCER: A 19-YEAR PROSPECTIVE STUDY IN MEN
Mortality rates from colon cancer in the USA are highest in populations exposed to the least amounts of natural sunlight; differences in endogenous vitamin D production and calcium absorption could… Expand