Long-term study finds vitamin D link with schizophrenia

Ensuring pregnant women have enough of the vitamin may prevent cases, researchers say

Babies born with a vitamin D deficiency are more likely to develop schizophrenia as an adult, according to a study.

Researchers have found newborns with low levels of vitamin D are 44% more likely to be diagnosed with schizophrenia later in life, compared with those with normal levels.