Lack of Sunlight Could Lead To Early Death

Members of this community may want to venture out of the basement more often, because Dr. Harald Dobnig and his team have found that vitamin D deficiency leads to increased mortality. These results still hold when they take into account such factors as exercise and heart disease. Low vitamin D status has other significant negative effects in terms of incidence of cancer, stroke, sudden cardiac death and death of heart failure, Dr. Dobnig said.

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