endocrinology
Bone health

Australian study sets benchmark level of vitamin D to prevent fractures

A minimum vitamin D level of 50nmol/L should be the public health target in postmenopausal women to prevent fractures, according to findings from the Perth Longitudinal Study of Ageing in Women. Risk of hip fracture was 40% lower in women with baseline 25-hydroxyvitamin D (25OHD) levels of 50-0.75nmol/L compared to those with levels under 50nmol/L, ...

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