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Vitamin D deficiency linked to compromised immune function: Study

Vitamin D deficiency linked to compromised immune function: Study Seniors who are deficient in vitamin D also tend to have compromised immune functions including inflammation and biomarkers for heart disease, according to new research. The study, published in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism (JCEM), investigated the association between vitamin D status and immune markers of inflammation in a large sample of older adults. Led by Professor Sean (JJ) Strain from the University of Ulster, the Irish research team…

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