Vitamin D Deficiencies Linked to Increased Risk of High Blood Pressure

June 27, 2014 3:12 AM

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A recent study published in the journal The Lancet Diabetes and Endocrinology found a casual link between vitamin D deficiencies and increased risk of high blood pressure.

"We set up a Mendelian randomisation study using genetic data from the D-CarDia collaboration involving more than 140,000 individuals of European ancestry from across Europe and North America," said Professor Elina Hyppönen of the University of South Australia, in a news release. "We used two common...

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