A direct role for vitamin D-binding protein in the pathogenesis of COPD?


Epidemiological studies support the importance of adequate vitamin D status for the maintenance of pulmonary health and function; low levels of serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D3 are associated with an increased incidence or poor control of asthma, respiratory infection and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Vitamin D is proposed to support respiratory… (More)
DOI: 10.1136/thx.2010.154005


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