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Vitamin D activation and cancer risk

Jan. 7, 2021—Vitamin D protection against colon cancer varies according to parathyroid hormone response, particularly among women.

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Study shows magnesium optimizes vitamin D status

Dec. 14, 2018—A randomized trial by Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center researchers indicates that magnesium optimizes vitamin D status, raising it in people with deficient levels and lowering it in people with high levels.

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Vitamin D found to have no impact on blood pressure

Feb. 19, 2015—Despite prior epidemiologic and experimental data to the contrary, new research shows that vitamin D supplementation does not reduce blood pressure in individuals with prehypertension or stage I hypertension and vitamin D deficiency.

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Magnesium impacts vitamin D status

Oct. 14, 2013—Magnesium and vitamin D appear to work together to reduce risk of death from cardiovascular disease and colorectal cancer.

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