Vitamin D ‘heals damaged hearts’

Source: BBC Health News

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Date of publication: April 2016

Publication type: News item

In a nutshell:  A trial on 163 heart failure patients found supplements vitamin D, which is made in the skin when exposed to sunlight, improved their hearts’ ability to pump blood around the body.  The Leeds Teaching Hospitals team, who presented at a meeting of the American College of Cardiology, described the results as “stunning”.

Length of publication: 1 webpage

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Acknowledgement: BBC Health News

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