RCT Results: Do Vitamin D3 Supplements Reduce Mortality Among Older Adults?
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE:
Previous randomized controlled trials have investigated the impact of vitamin D3 supplementation on a variety of health outcomes, but so far none have examined all-cause mortality as the primary outcome
Neale et al. (Lancet Diabetes and Endocrinology, 2022) sought to determine whether monthly doses of vitamin D3 influenced mortality in older adults
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