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UNLABELLED We performed a meta-analysis of cross-sectional studies on serum 25(OH)D status globally. Serum 25(OH)D levels on average were 54 nmol/l, were higher in women than men, and higher in Caucasians than in non-Caucasians. There was no trend in serum 25(OH)D level with latitude. Vitamin D deficiency was widespread. INTRODUCTION We studied vitamin D(More)
Bone mineral content (BMC) or density (BMD) may be decreased in children with epilepsy either as a consequence of the epilepsy, the condition that caused the epilepsy or the treatment for epilepsy. This paper investigates the effects of antiepileptic drugs (AEDs) on BMD in children. A systematic search of Pubmed resulted in 14 papers that described changes(More)
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