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Bone and Mineral Disorders Resource Center Clinical Briefs

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    A new study suggests that prior electrolyte abnormalities might predict a higher risk for an incident eating disorder.
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    A new study assesses the effects of vitamin D deficiency on mortality.
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    A new study demonstrates strong similarities between long COVID and myalgic encephalitis/chronic fatigue syndrome.
    Do Fatigue and Exercise Intolerance Post-COVID-19 Indicate a Chronic Disease?
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    A new study assesses fracture risk with use of SGLT2 inhibitors in patients with CKD.
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    A new placebo-controlled trial finds no benefit to weekly high-dose supplements with vitamin D.
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    In a cohort of younger women in NHS-II, higher total vitamin D intake was associated with lower risks for early-onset CRC and precursors.
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    Vitamin D deficiency is common in children with atopy; children with cow’s milk allergy are at higher risk for iron deficiency. anemia.
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    USPSTF again finds insufficient evidence to recommend routine assessment of vitamin D levels in adults at average risk for deficiency.
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    Universal vitamin D supplementation among adults at age 50 years and older was associated with an overall reduction in healthcare costs.
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    COVID-19 risk rose among Blacks with vitamin D < 40 vs ≥ 40 ng/mL and decreased with increasing levels among persons with levels > 30 ng/mL.
    Are Vitamin D Levels, Ethnicity, and Positive COVID-19 Testing Related?
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    Vitamin D supplements trip yet again: a new study has found a lack of protection from falls.
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    A new study suggests vitamin D deficiency is associated with worse prognosis among patients with COVID-19.
    COVID-19: Does Vitamin D Improve Patient Outcomes?
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    Vitamin D deficiency was linked to increased COVID-19 risk in a retrospective cohort study, meriting randomized trials.
    More Evidence on Vitamin D and COVID-19 Risk?
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  • A new study suggests that vitamin D deficiency is associated with a higher rate of COVID-19.
    COVID-19: Is There a Link Between Vitamin D and COVID Risk?

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    A second bone mineral density test 3 years after the first test did not improve prediction of subsequent hip fracture or major osteoporotic fracture in women and should not routinely be performed.
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    Sublingual vitamin D spray was as effective as oral capsules in increasing blood 25(OH)D and was preferred by users, based on a placebo-controlled, randomized 6-week trial.
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  • New meta-analysis finds no benefit of vitamin D supplements in the prevention of cardiovascular disease.

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  • Vitamin D supplements do not improve outcomes in a new study of pregnant women.

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  • Among postmenopausal women, vitamin D deficiency was associated with a greater prevalence of metabolic syndrome, hypertriglyceridemia, and low high-density lipoprotein levels.

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  • Vitamin D supplementation can prevent acute respiratory tract infections, according to a new meta-analysis.

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