Vitamin D supplementation and total mortality: a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials.

@article{Autier2007VitaminDS,
  title={Vitamin D supplementation and total mortality: a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials.},
  author={Philippe Autier and Sara Gandini},
  journal={Archives of internal medicine},
  year={2007},
  volume={167 16},
  pages={1730-7}
}
BACKGROUND Ecological and observational studies suggest that low vitamin D status could be associated with higher mortality from life-threatening conditions including cancer, cardiovascular disease, and diabetes mellitus that account for 60% to 70% of total mortality in high-income countries. We examined the risk of dying from any cause in subjects who participated in randomized trials testing the impact of vitamin D supplementation (ergocalciferol [vitamin D(2)] or cholecalciferol [vitamin D(3… CONTINUE READING
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