Vitamin D supplementation for prevention of mortality in adults.

@article{Bjelakovic2014VitaminDS,
  title={Vitamin D supplementation for prevention of mortality in adults.},
  author={G. Bjelakovic and L. Gluud and D. Nikolova and K. Whitfield and J. Wetterslev and R. Simonetti and M. Bjelakovi{\'c} and C. Gluud},
  journal={The Cochrane database of systematic reviews},
  year={2014},
  volume={1},
  pages={
          CD007470
        }
}
  • G. Bjelakovic, L. Gluud, +5 authors C. Gluud
  • Published 2014
  • Medicine
  • The Cochrane database of systematic reviews
  • BACKGROUND Available evidence on the effects of vitamin D on mortality has been inconclusive. In a recent systematic review, we found evidence that vitamin D3 may decrease mortality in mostly elderly women. The present systematic review updates and reassesses the benefits and harms of vitamin D supplementation used in primary and secondary prophylaxis of mortality. OBJECTIVES To assess the beneficial and harmful effects of vitamin D supplementation for prevention of mortality in healthy… CONTINUE READING
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