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In a follow-up study, researchers investigated whether single nucleotide polymorphism (SNP) genotypes in the vitamin D and calcium pathways are associated with the authors’ previous findings that daily intake of 1,000 IU vitamin D3 and/or 1,200 mg calcium did not reduce colorectal adenoma risk. The authors concluded that vitamin D3 supplementation benefits in the prevention of advanced colorectal adenomas may vary depending on vitamin D receptor genotype status.
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Within medicine, nutrition (the study of food and the effect of its components on the body) has many different roles. Appropriate nutrition can help prevent certain diseases, or treat others. In critically ill patients, artificial feeding by tubes need t...