Vitamin D supplements “no cure-all”

The "glimmering" hope that vitamin D supplements could help treat cancers, diabetes or cardiovascular disease has been dealt a critical blow by a large review showing no causal link between low vitamin D and non-bone disorders.

The supplements likely have little benefit to non-skeletal disease, and high doses may even be harmful to some patients, the Lancet-published systematic review suggests.

The analysis of close to 500 studies found little evidence to suggest the supplements protected

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