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Posted on Feb 28, 2014 in Actualités

Vitamin D deficiency and inflammation

An observational investigation of 957 Irish adults (>60 years of age) recruited in Northern Ireland demonstrated significant associations between low vitamin D status and markers of inflammation. The results suggest that older adults with a deficiency in vitamin D may be at risk of having a more proinflammatory immune profile which may be a risk factor for osteoporosis, and cognitive dysfunction,”

Laird E, McNulty H, Ward M. Vitamin D deficiency is associated with inflammation in older Irish adults. J Clin Endocrinol Metab 2014. Abstract