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Insufficient vitamin D in childhood linked to health problems later in life


11 Feb, 2015 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
Children with insufficient vitamin D have an increased risk of heart disease later in life, new study suggests. Researchers linked low levels of vitamin D in childhood with increased risk of subclinical atherosclerosis 25 years later in adulthood, scientists from Finland claim. Atherosclerosis has been linked with cardiovascular risk factors,…