Vitamin D deficiency causes deficits in lung function and alters lung structure.

@article{Zosky2011VitaminDD,
  title={Vitamin D deficiency causes deficits in lung function and alters lung structure.},
  author={Graeme R Zosky and Luke J. Berry and John G Elliot and Alan L. James and Shelley Gorman and Prue H Hart},
  journal={American journal of respiratory and critical care medicine},
  year={2011},
  volume={183 10},
  pages={1336-43}
}
RATIONALE The prevalence of vitamin D deficiency is increasing and has been linked to obstructive lung diseases including asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Recent studies suggest that vitamin D deficiency is associated with reduced lung function. The relationship between vitamin D deficiency and lung function is confounded by the association between physical activity levels and vitamin D status. Thus, causal data confirming a relationship between vitamin D and lung function are… CONTINUE READING

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