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Vitamin D might be key to syndrome affecting half of women aged 50 or plus

Publicado em 21 março 2018
Released by Fundação de Amparo à Pesquisa do Estado de São Paulo Results of a study carried out in Brazil showed a strong association between vitamin D deficiency and metabolic syndrome in postmenopausal women. The Metabolic syndrome (MetS), described as a cluster of conditions that heighten the risk of heart disease, stroke and diabetes, is estimated to affect approximately 50% of the female population above the age of 50 in the United States. Researchers at São Paulo State [...]