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Meta-analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials on Vitamins and Mineral Supplementation for CVD Prevention and Treatment

2018-02-27 21:08:13 | BioPortfolio

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Clinical Trials [3218 Associated Clinical Trials listed on BioPortfolio]

Vitamin D Supplementation for the Prevention of Cardiovascular Risk

Hypovitaminosis D is highly prevalent in the general population, particularly in obese individuals. Besides being associated with obesity, vitamin D deficiency seems to be involved in the ...

Burn Micronutrient Repletion Pilot Study

Burn injury patients undergo a series of metabolic changes that, if untreated, could lead to reduced health outcomes. Nutrition is thought to play a vital role in post-burn recovery. The r...

Vitamin D Supplementation Can Improve Heart Function in Idiopathic Cardiomyopathy

Vitamin D deficiency could be a high risk for cardiovascular diseases. It has been recently reported that vitamin D deficiency is another cause of heart failure and cardiomyopathies. It w...

Myocardial Function and Vitamin D Supplementation in Diabetes.

Vitamin D deficiency is recognized as a cardiovascular risk factor. Diabetic patients are of major risk for cardiovascular diseases and typically present with Vitamin D deficiencies. Myoca...

Intervention Study of Vitamin D Supplementation to Prevent Cardiovascular Disease

This is a 9 months, randomized, single center, open-label, parallel-group study to compare the efficacy and safety parameters of vitamin D supplementation in vitamin D deficiency subjects ...

PubMed Articles [14481 Associated PubMed Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

An Insight Into The Impact of Vitamin D on Cardiovascular Outcomes in CKD.

Patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD) experience excess cardiovascular morbidity and mortality that is unexplained by traditional cardiovascular risk factors. Vitamin D deficiency is highly preva...

Vitamin C: should daily administration keep the paediatrician away?

Vitamin C is an organic compound that is almost ubiquitous in the daily diet of individuals. There are clear indications of supplementation when secondary deficiency is detected related with reduced d...

Rickets/Osteomalacia. Non-skeletal effects of vitamin D.

A variety of epidemiological studies and meta-analyses have shown that vitamin D insufficiency or deficiency not only affects bone and mineral metabolism, but is also linked to sarcopenia, metabolic d...

Vitamin D Supplementation and Risk of Hypercalciuria in Stone Formers.

Whether administrating of vitamin D supplements increases the risk of hypercalciuria is still unanswered. The aim of the present study was to determine whether use of vitamin D supplementation might i...

Randomized controlled trial of vitamin D supplementation in older people to optimize bone health.

Vitamin D insufficiency is common in older people and may lead to increased bone resorption, bone loss, and increased falls and fractures. However, clinical trials assessing the effect of vitamin D su...

Medical and Biotech [MESH] Definitions

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.

Pathological conditions involving the CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM including the HEART; the BLOOD VESSELS; or the PERICARDIUM.

Methods and procedures for the diagnosis of diseases or dysfunction of the cardiovascular system or its organs or demonstration of their physiological processes.

Diseases of long duration and generally slow progression. The four main types of noncommunicable diseases are CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASES (e.g., heart attacks and stroke), CANCER, chronic respiratory diseases (e.g., CHRONIC OBSTRUCTIVE PULMONARY DISEASE and ASTHMA) and DIABETES MELLITUS.

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)

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