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Vitamin D – Benefits Update 9-6-2013

Posted April 27, 2017

Prospective analysis of vitamin D and endometrial cancer risk.

Benefit/Preventative: Cancer (endometrial)

Liu, J. J., K. A. Bertrand, S. Karageorgi, E. Giovannucci, S. E. Hankinson, B. Rosner, L. Maxwell, G. Rodriguez, and I. De Vivo. “Prospective Analysis of Vitamin D and Endometrial Cancer Risk.” [In eng]. Ann Oncol 24, no. 3 (Mar 2013): 687-92.

Prevalence of vitamin d deficiency and its related risk factor in a spanish cohort of adult HIV-infected patients: Effects of antiretroviral therapy.

Benefit/Preventative: HIV

Cervero, M., J. L. Agud, C. Garcia-Lacalle, V. Alcazar, R. Torres, J. J. Jusdado, and S. Moreno Guillen. “Prevalence of Vitamin D Deficiency and Its Related Risk Factor in a Spanish Cohort of Adult Hiv-Infected Patients: Effects of Antiretroviral Therapy.” [In eng]. AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses 28, no. 9 (Sep 2012): 963-71.

Potential perinatal risks of vitamin d deficiency in pregnant women.

Benefit/Preventative: Pregnancy

Faucher, M. A. “Potential Perinatal Risks of Vitamin D Deficiency in Pregnant Women.” [In eng]. J Midwifery Womens Health 58, no. 1 (Jan-Feb 2013): 113-4.

Plasma vitamin d levels, menopause, and risk of breast cancer:Dose-response meta-analysis of prospective studies.

Benefit/Preventative: Menopause, Cancer (Breast)

Bauer, S. R., S. E. Hankinson, E. R. Bertone-Johnson, and E. L. Ding. “Plasma Vitamin D Levels, Menopause, and Risk of Breast Cancer: Dose-Response Meta-Analysis of Prospective Studies.” [In eng]. Medicine (Baltimore) 92, no. 3 (May 2013): 123-31.

Oral chemoprevention with acetyl salicylic acid, vitamin D and calcium reduces the risk of tobacco carcinogen-induced bladder tumors in mice.

Benefit/Preventative: Tumor (bladder)

Pommergaard, H. C., J. Burcharth, J. Rosenberg, and H. Raskov. “Oral Chemoprevention with Acetyl Salicylic Acid, Vitamin D and Calcium Reduces the Risk of Tobacco Carcinogen-Induced Bladder Tumors in Mice.” [In eng]. Cancer Invest 31, no. 7 (Aug 2013): 490-3.

Month of birth, vitamin D and risk of immune-mediated disease: A case control study.

Benefit/Preventative: Immune mediated disease

Disanto, G., G. Chaplin, J. M. Morahan, G. Giovannoni, E. Hypponen, G. C. Ebers, and S. V. Ramagopalan. “Month of Birth, Vitamin D and Risk of Immune-Mediated Disease: A Case Control Study.” [In eng]. BMC Med 10 (Jul 06 2012): 69.

Meta-analysis: Vitamin D and non-alcoholic fatty liver disease.


Eliades, M., E. Spyrou, N. Agrawal, M. Lazo, F. L. Brancati, J. J. Potter, A. A. Koteish, et al. “Meta-Analysis: Vitamin D and Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease.” [In eng]. Aliment Pharmacol Ther 38, no. 3 (Aug 2013): 246-54.

Maternal vitamin D status and risk of pre-eclampsia: A systematic review and meta-analysis.

Benefit/Preventative: Pre-eclampsia

Tabesh, M., A. Salehi-Abargouei, and A. Esmaillzadeh. “Maternal Vitamin D Status and Risk of Pre-Eclampsia: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis.” [In eng]. J Clin Endocrinol Metab 98, no. 8 (Aug 2013): 3165-73.

Lower serum vitamin D levels are associated with a higher relapse risk in multiple sclerosis.

Benefit/Preventative: Multiple sclerosis

Runia, T. F., W. C. Hop, Y. B. de Rijke, D. Buljevac, and R. Q. Hintzen. “Lower Serum Vitamin D Levels Are Associated with a Higher Relapse Risk in Multiple Sclerosis.” [In eng]. Neurology 79, no. 3 (Jul 17 2012): 261-6.

Low vitamin D levels increase anemia risk in Korean women.

Benefit/Preventative: Anemia

Shin, J. Y., and J. Y. Shim. “Low Vitamin D Levels Increase Anemia Risk in Korean Women.” [In eng]. Clin Chim Acta 421 (Jun 05 2013): 177-80.

Low vitamin D levels are associated with impaired virologic response to PEGIFN+RBV therapy in HIV-hepatitis C virus coinfected patients.

Benefit/Preventative: HIV

Mandorfer, M., T. Reiberger, B. A. Payer, A. Ferlitsch, F. Breitenecker, M. C. Aichelburg, B. Obermayer-Pietsch, et al. “Low Vitamin D Levels Are Associated with Impaired Virologic Response to Pegifn + Rbv Therapy in Hiv-Hepatitis C Virus Coinfected Patients.” [In eng]. AIDS 27, no. 2 (Jan 14 2013): 227-32.

Low serum vitamin D concentrations in Alzheimer’s disease: A systematic review and meta-analysis.

Benefit/Preventative: Alzheimer’s Disease

Annweiler, C., D. J. Llewellyn, and O. Beauchet. “Low Serum Vitamin D Concentrations in Alzheimer’s Disease: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis.” [In eng]. J Alzheimers Dis 33, no. 3 (2013): 659-74.

Intake of vitamins D and A and calcium and risk of non-hodgkin lymphoma: San Francisco bay area population-based case-control study.

Benefit/Preventative: Non-hodkins lymphoma

Mikhak, B., P. M. Bracci, and Z. Gong. “Intake of Vitamins D and a and Calcium and Risk of Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma: San Francisco Bay Area Population-Based Case-Control Study.” [In eng]. Nutr Cancer 64, no. 5 (2012): 674-84.

Instrumental variable estimation of the causal effect of plasma 25-hydroxy-vitamin D on colorectal cancer risk: A Mendelian randomization analysis.

Benefit/Preventative: Cancer (colorectal)

Theodoratou, E., T. Palmer, L. Zgaga, S. M. Farrington, P. McKeigue, F. V. Din, A. Tenesa, et al. “Instrumental Variable Estimation of the Causal Effect of Plasma 25-Hydroxy-Vitamin D on Colorectal Cancer Risk: A Mendelian Randomization Analysis.” [In eng]. PLoS One 7, no. 6 (2012): e37662.

Independent associations of low 25 hydroxy vitamin D and high parathyroid hormonal levels with nonalcoholic fatty liver disease in Asian Indians residing in north India.

Benefit/Preventative: Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease

Bhatt, S. P., P. Nigam, A. Misra, R. Guleria, and M. A. Qadar Pasha. “Independent Associations of Low 25 Hydroxy Vitamin D and High Parathyroid Hormonal Levels with Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease in Asian Indians Residing in North India.” [In eng]. Atherosclerosis 230, no. 1 (Sep 2013): 157-63.

Increase in bone mineral density in strictly treated Crohn’s disease patients with concomitant calcium and vitamin D supplementation.

Benefit/Preventative: Crohn’s Disease

Bakker, S. F., V. K. Dik, B. I. Witte, P. Lips, J. C. Roos, and A. A. Van Bodegraven. “Increase in Bone Mineral Density in Strictly Treated Crohn’s Disease Patients with Concomitant Calcium and Vitamin D Supplementation.” [In eng]. J Crohns Colitis 7, no. 5 (Jun 2013): 377-84.

Impact of vitamin D administration on immunogenicity of trivalent inactivated influenza vaccine in previously unvaccinated children.

Benefit/Preventative: Flu

Principi, N., P. Marchisio, L. Terranova, A. Zampiero, E. Baggi, C. Daleno, S. Tirelli, C. Pelucchi, and S. Esposito. “Impact of Vitamin D Administration on Immunogenicity of Trivalent Inactivated Influenza Vaccine in Previously Unvaccinated Children.” [In eng]. Hum Vaccin Immunother 9, no. 5 (May 2013): 969-74.

Impact of anesthesia and surgery for congenital heart disease on the vitamin D status of infants and children A prospective longitudinal study.

Benefit/Preventative: Congenital Heart Disease

McNally, J. D., K. Menon, P. Chakraborty, L. Fisher, K. A. Williams, O. Y. Al-Dirbashi, T. Girolamo, G. Maharajh, and D. R. Doherty. “Impact of Anesthesia and Surgery for Congenital Heart Disease on the Vitamin D Status of Infants and Children: A Prospective Longitudinal Study.” [In eng]. Anesthesiology 119, no. 1 (Jul 2013): 71-80.

Impact of Vitamin D on Chronic Kidney Diseases in Non-Dialysis Patients: A Meta-Analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials.

Benefit/Preventative: Chronic kidney disease

Xu, L., X. Wan, Z. Huang, F. Zeng, G. Wei, D. Fang, W. Deng, and Y. Li. “Impact of Vitamin D on Chronic Kidney Diseases in Non-Dialysis Patients: A Meta-Analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials.” [In eng]. PLoS One 8, no. 4 (2013): e61387.

Hypertension, pulse, and other cardiovascular risk factors and vitamin d status in finnish men.

Benefit/Preventative: Cardiovascular

Ke, L., B. I. Graubard, D. Albanes, D. R. Fraser, S. J. Weinstein, J. Virtamo, and K. E. Brock. “Hypertension, Pulse, and Other Cardiovascular Risk Factors and Vitamin D Status in Finnish Men.” [In eng]. Am J Hypertens 26, no. 8 (Aug 2013): 951-6.

Hyperparathyroidism and complications associated with Vitamin D deficiency in HIV-infected adults in New York City, New York.

Benefit/Preventative: HIV

Kwan, C. K., B. Eckhardt, J. Baghdadi, and J. A. Aberg. “Hyperparathyroidism and Complications Associated with Vitamin D Deficiency in Hiv-Infected Adults in New York City, New York.” [In eng]. AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses 28, no. 9 (Sep 2012): 1025-32.

Hospital admissions for vitamin D related conditions and subsequent immune-mediated disease: Record-linkage studies.

Benefit/Preventative: Immune mediated disease

Ramagopalan, S. V., R. Goldacre, G. Disanto, G. Giovannoni, and M. J. Goldacre. “Hospital Admissions for Vitamin D Related Conditions and Subsequent Immune-Mediated Disease: Record-Linkage Studies.” [In eng]. BMC Med 11 (Jul 25 2013): 171.

High serum vitamin D levels reduce the risk for nonalcoholic fatty liver disease in healthy men independent of metabolic syndrome.

Benefit/Preventative: Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease

Rhee, E. J., M. K. Kim, S. E. Park, C. Y. Park, K. H. Baek, W. Y. Lee, M. I. Kang, et al. “High Serum Vitamin D Levels Reduce the Risk for Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease in Healthy Men Independent of Metabolic Syndrome.” [In eng]. Endocr J 60, no. 6 (2013): 743-52.

Health risks and benefits from calcium and vitamin D supplementation: Women’s Health Initiative clinical trial and cohort study.

Benefit/Preventative: Women’s Health

Prentice, R. L., M. B. Pettinger, R. D. Jackson, J. Wactawski-Wende, A. Z. Lacroix, G. L. Anderson, R. T. Chlebowski, et al. “Health Risks and Benefits from Calcium and Vitamin D Supplementation: Women’s Health Initiative Clinical Trial and Cohort Study.” [In eng]. Osteoporos Int 24, no. 2 (Feb 2013): 567-80.