rheumatology
Osteoarthritis

Vit D linked to hip replacement in men

Higher levels of vitamin D are associated with an increased risk of hip replacement for osteoarthritis but only in men, Australian researchers report. The study of 9135 participants from the AusDiab study found that in males a one-standard-deviation increase in 25-hydroxy-vitamin D was associated with a 25% increased incidence of hip replacement. A dose response relationship ...

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