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Name: Clinical chemistry and laboratory medicine
CYP24A1, Vitamin D 24-hydroxylase catabolizes 25-hydroxyvitamin D (25(OH)D) and 1,25-dihydroxyvitamin D to 24-hydroxylated vitamin D products. It is widely known that low Vitamin D can lead to increas...
BACKGROUND Vitamin D insufficiency is widespread in China. Various factors influence vitamin D level in the body. The present study investigated vitamin D status of residents in Jinzhong city, China, ...
Four meta-analyzes on the effect of vitamin D on fracture prevention were published between 2016 and 2018. Two of these meta-analyzes focused on the primary prevention of fractures in adults aged 50 a...
Although vitamin D has been reported to have pleiotropic effects including effects on the immune system and on cancer progression, the principal action of vitamin D is the maintenance of calcium and p...
Few studies have assessed the effects of daily vitamin D doses at or above the tolerable upper intake level for 12 months or greater, yet 3% of US adults report vitamin D intakes of at least 4000 IU p...
This randomized placebo-controlled trial will test whether supplementing with vitamins C and E can lower markers of inflammation and oxidative stress in healthy adults. We will examine wh...
The objective of this study is to evaluate and compare the bioequivalence between a single oral dose of vitamin D3 gummy vitamin versus vitamin D3 tablet in healthy adults.
The objective of this clinical study is to evaluate and compare the bioequivalence between a single oral dose of vitamin D3 gummy vitamin versus vitamin D3 tablet in healthy adults.
The purpose of this study is to learn how the body responds to different amounts of vitamin K in the diet in order to understand the roles that vitamin K may have in the body. We also nee...
The investigators want to make sure that people get the right dose of Vitamin D treatment. They will therefore investigate how skin colour, body mass index, ethnicity, vitamin D binding pr...
A nutritional condition produced by a deficiency of VITAMIN D in the diet, insufficient production of vitamin D in the skin, inadequate absorption of vitamin D from the diet, or abnormal conversion of vitamin D to its bioactive metabolites. It is manifested clinically as RICKETS in children and OSTEOMALACIA in adults. (From Cecil Textbook of Medicine, 19th ed, p1406)
A marked difference between the individual’s expressed/experienced gender and the gender others would assign him or her, and it must continue for at least six months. (from DSM-5)
Individuals including lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, intersex, gender non-conforming people, and other populations whose sexual orientation or GENDER IDENTITY and reproductive development is considered outside cultural, societal, or physiological norms.
A lipid cofactor that is required for normal blood clotting. Several forms of vitamin K have been identified: VITAMIN K 1 (phytomenadione) derived from plants, VITAMIN K 2 (menaquinone) from bacteria, and synthetic naphthoquinone provitamins, VITAMIN K 3 (menadione). Vitamin K 3 provitamins, after being alkylated in vivo, exhibit the antifibrinolytic activity of vitamin K. Green leafy vegetables, liver, cheese, butter, and egg yolk are good sources of vitamin K.
Prejudice or discrimination based on gender or behavior or attitudes that foster stereotyped social roles based on gender.
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...