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  1. Clinical Review

    Florid rickets associated with prolonged breast feeding without vitamin D supplementation

    M Z Mughal, H Salama, T Greenaway, I Laing, E B Mawer
    (Published 02 January 1999)

    Correspondence to: Dr Mughal The incidence of rickets caused by vitamin D deficiency, once a common health ... period without vitamin D supplementation. The mothers of these infants had not received vitamin ... 25-hydroxycholecalciferol (a measure of vitamin D status;concentrations <5ng/ml are associated with rickets or ...

  2. Clinical Review

    Diagnosis and management of vitamin D deficiency

    Simon HS Pearce, Tim D Cheetham
    (Published 11 January 2010)

    s.h.s.pearce{at} Summary Points Vitamin D insufficiency is common in the UK population Vitamin ... vitamin D insufficiency Risk factors include skin pigmentation, use of sunscreen or concealing ... anticonvulsant use Vitamin D status is most reliably determined by assay of serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D (25-OHD) ...

  3. Clinical Review

    Vitamin B12 deficiency

    Alesia Hunt, Dominic Harrington, Susan Robinson
    (Published 04 September 2014)

    alesiahunt{at} Summary points Vitamin B 12 deficiency is a common but serious condition Clinical ... discordance between the results and clinical features Vitamin B 12 is an essential cofactor that is ... 1 Intracellular conversion of vitamin B 12 to two active coenzymes, adenosylcobalamin in mitochondria and ...

  4. Clinical Review

    Recent developments in vitamin D deficiency and muscle weakness among elderly people

    Geoff Venning
    (Published 03 March 2005)

    strength and weakness may be associated with vitamin D deficiency, which is common among elderly people ... decreases with age. Serious deficiency of vitamin D is common among elderly housebound people in old ... problem. 2 – 5 In this review I discuss recent developments in screening and treating vitamin ...

  5. Short Cuts

    All you need to read in the other general journals

    (Published 04 January 2012)

    Who needs vitamin D? Ann Intern Med 2011 ; 155 : 827 -38 OpenUrl CrossRef ... Web of Science Vitamin D comprises an enigmatic collection of steroid hormones and is best ... focused on cancers and fractures. Combined supplements of vitamin D and calcium reduced fracture risk for ...

  6. Clinical Review

    Chronic fatigue syndrome

    Steven Reid, Trudie Chalder, Anthony Cleare, Matthew Hotopf, Simon Wessely
    (Published 29 January 2000)

    Steven Reid , clinical research fellow ( , Trudie Chalder , senior lecturer , Anthony Cleare , senior lecturer , Matthew Hotopf , senior lecturer , Simon Wessely , professor of epidemiological and liaison ps ...

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    All you need to read in the other general journals

    (Published 04 May 2010)

    Time to rethink B vitamins for lowering homocysteine JAMA 2010 ; 303 : 1603 -9 ... OpenUrl CrossRef PubMed Web of Science Supplements of B vitamins that include folic acid ... vitamin B-6 (25 mg/day), and vitamin B-12 (1 mg/day) developed significantly worse renal function over ...

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    All you need to read in the other general journals

    (Published 21 October 2008)

    vascular disease and dementia ⇑ . A simple vitamin supplement of folate and B vitamins is enough to bring ... supplement of folate, vitamin B6, and vitamin B12 reduced serum concentrations of homocysteine as expected ... normal serum concentrations of homocysteine, folate, and B vitamins at the start of the trial. Vitamin ...

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    All you need to read in the other general journals

    (Published 11 March 2009)

    a much broader range of patients with asthma. Moderate over-anticoagulation doesn’t need vitamin ... K Ann Intern Med 2009 ; 150 : 293 -300 OpenUrl CrossRef PubMed Web of Science Vitamin ... A dose of 1.25 mg of vitamin K didn’t help prevent bleeding in a recent trial, although it normalised ...

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    (Published 12 April 2010)

    No support for vitamin C and E supplements in pregnancy N Engl J Med 2010 ; 362 : 1282 -91 ... OpenUrl CrossRef PubMed Web of Science Daily supplementation with 1000 mg of vitamin C and ... 400 IU of vitamin E from early on in pregnancy does not improve mothers’ or babies’ outcomes related ...