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Is Vitamin D Effective in Preventing Osteoporosis?

An article in The New York Times’ Well blog reports that vitamin D may not be effective in preventing osteoporosis. A review of 23 randomized trials that measured the effect of vitamin D on bone density in the spine, neck, hip and forearm found that “Neither the pooled data nor any single study showed a significant increase in bone density across all four sites, and the overall number of positive results was no better than would be expected by chance.”

Read it in The New York Times’ Well blog.