Volume 2, Number 3 (Aug 2017)                   JNFS 2017, 2(3): 231-234 | Back to browse issues page


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Amani R, Sharifi N. Vitamin D: Is There a New Era?. JNFS. 2017; 2 (3) :231-234
URL: http://jnfs.ssu.ac.ir/article-1-89-en.html

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Background: In recent decades, much interest has been focused on investigating new roles of vitamin D in human body beyond the mineral-ion homeostasis. Methods: By searching medical databases such as PubMed, over 16000 articles were found which have been published since 2000 on novel aspects of vitamin D in health and diseases. Results: Of great interest was the effects of vitamin D on decreasing the risk of several chronic illnesses, including common cancers, autoimmune, infectious, and cardiovascular diseases. In this review, the new roles of vitamin D that have recently been investigated were addressed. Conclusions: Due to the vast prevalence of vitamin D deficiency worldwide, it seems that time has come to conduct well-designed clinical trials and meta-analysis to explore the effectiveness of vitamin D supplementation in treatment of common diseases. Finally, the progression in cellular and molecular methods and technology will shed new lights on vitamin D roles in health and disease.
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Type of article: review article | Subject: public specific
Received: 2017/02/11 | Accepted: 2017/07/13 | Published: 2017/08/1

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