In the News: 07/03

Vitamin D-In Big Doses-Foils Fractures Taking megadoses of vitamin D just three times a year lowers the risk of bone fractures in older people, suggests a recent study in the British Medical Journal. The study followed 2,686 men and women between the ages of 65 and 85. Participants were given one capsule containing 100,000 IU of vitamin D or a placebo capsule every four months for five years. Compared with those on placebos, people who took…
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