TITLE

Vitamin D: Health and Disease

AUTHOR(S)
Khan, Mubeen; Kabadi, Udaya M.; Abraham, Charlie
PUB. DATE
August 2011
SOURCE
Primary Care Reports;Aug2011, Vol. 17 Issue 8, p73
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers information on vitamin D including its history, its role in maintaining skeletal health and its possible relationship with extraskeletal disorders. A study by scientist Adolf Windaus and colleagues in 1937 explained that vitamin D may be obtained from exposure to sunlight and intake of certain foods. It cites the importance of vitamin D for the normal growth, development and maintenance of bone health.
ACCESSION #
64403332

 

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