Vitamin D supplementation for prevention of mortality in adults.

@article{Bjelakovic2014VitaminDS,
  title={Vitamin D supplementation for prevention of mortality in adults.},
  author={Goran Bjelakovic and Lise Lotte Gluud and Dimitrinka Nikolova and Kate Whitfield and J{\o}rn Wetterslev and Rosa Giovanna Simonetti and Marija Dakovi{\'c} Bjelakovi{\'c} and Christian Gluud},
  journal={The Cochrane database of systematic reviews},
  year={2014},
  volume={1},
  pages={
          CD007470
        }
}
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… Expand
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