Warning over vit D supplement use in childhood asthma
GPs are being warned about vitamin D use in asthmatic children after the supplement was linked to worsening lung function.
In a randomised controlled trial involving 44 children with asthma, respiratory specialists found vitamin D supplements failed to have any benefit on asthma.
It was also associated with deterioration in lung function compared with placebo.
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In the 15-week Irish trial,