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Vitamin D with calcium reduces mortality: patient level pooled analysis of 70,528 patients from eight major vitamin D trials.

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INTRODUCTION: Vitamin D may affect multiple health outcomes. If so, an effect on mortality is to be expected. Using pooled data from randomized controlled trials, we performed individual patient data (IPD) and trial level meta-analyses to assess mortality among participants randomized to either vitamin D alone or vitamin D with calcium. SUBJECTS AND METHODS: Through a systematic literature search, we identified 24 randomized controlled trials reporting data on mortality in which vitamin D was...

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10.1210/jc.2011-3328

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Rejnmark, L More by this author
Avenell, A More by this author
Anderson, F More by this author
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Journal:
The Journal of clinical endocrinology and metabolism
Volume:
97
Issue:
8
Pages:
2670-2681
Publication date:
2012-08-05
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EISSN:
1945-7197
ISSN:
0021-972X
URN:
uuid:633606e7-7aaa-4010-9b19-ae6fb045b275
Source identifiers:
332792
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pubs:332792

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