Autism and vitamin D : an intervention study

  title={Autism and vitamin D : an intervention study},
  author={Hanan M. E. Azzama and Hala Sayyahc and Sanaa Youssefb and Hoda Lotfyb and Iman A. Abdelhamidb and Hala A. Abd Elhamedb and Shaymaa Maherb},
  • Hanan M. E. Azzama, Hala Sayyahc, +4 authors Shaymaa Maherb
  • Published 2015
Middle East Current Psychiatry 2015, 22:9–14 Introduction Vitamin D is an important neurosteroid hormone with diverse mechanisms through which it can affect brain development and function, but research on its use in treating autism has been limited. Patients and methods This was designed as a prospective case–control 6-month study. It involved 21 children with autism randomly assigned to two groups: patients in group I received a daily oral dose of vitamin D3 and those in group II did not… CONTINUE READING


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