Genetic variation may modify associations between low vitamin D levels and adverse health outcomes

ScienceDaily (Nov. 13, 2012) — Findings from a study suggest that certain variations in vitamin D metabolism genes may modify the association of low serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D concentrations with health outcomes such as hip fracture, heart attack, cancer, and death, according to a study appearing in the November 14 issue of JAMA.

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