Childhood’s Vitamin D Deficiency associated with Hardening of Arteries during middle Age

February 12, 2015 12:03 PM

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Childhood’s Vitamin D Deficiency associated with Hardening of Arteries during middle Age

As per a long-term Finnish study, vitamin D deficiency in childhood may lead to hardening of arteries during middle age.

The study published in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism started in 1980 with 2,148 children aged 3 to 18. The volunteers used to undergo periodic physical exams. The researchers also measured their serum vitamin D levels, blood pressure, lipid levels, and diet, smoking and physical...

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