Vitamin D helps reduce mortality in cancer patients, say researchers.
According to the 10 days of Medical News Today, a team of researchers at the University of Michigan Medical School in the United States performed a total of 10 clinical trials involving a total of 90,455 cancer patients (mean age 68 years).·Controlling group configuration data) was published in the current issue of Clinical Oncology in the American Journal of Clinical Oncology.
A follow-up study of at least four years by a team of researchers from the specialist in internal medicine at Tarek Haikar Medical School found that the group taking vitamin D supplements for at least three years had a 13% lower cancer mortality rate than the placebo group. .
However, there is no correlation between vitamin D and cancer prevention.
"If vitamin D prolongs the survival time of cancer patients, it will need to be clarified by several studies, such as the number of years and the underlying mechanism," he said. This is the only way to prescribe vitamin D supplements. "
Vitamin D helps the absorption of calcium in bone formation and maintains blood calcium levels as needed for bone health.
Vitamin D is a cell differentiation·Division·It affects the genes that govern death,·Immune function·It is also known to help control inflammation.
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