Vitamin D deficiency

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May, 2020

Vitamin D Vital for Immunity

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Vitamin D is a pro-hormone that is synthesized in the body when exposed to sunlight, and hence, is called the sunshine vitamin. It is a group of vitamins, including calciferol (Vitamin D2) and cholecalciferol (Vitamin D3), found mainly in…

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Vitamin B12

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Nov, 2019

Vitamin B12 deficiency can be a risk factor for Coronary Artery Disease

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"The incidence of coronary artery disease (CAD) is increasing at an alarming rate, especially in developing countries, such as India. It is often advocated that a vegetarian lifestyle could reduce the burden of CAD. However, in spite of a majority of Indians being vegetarians, the incidence of CAD is highest in this population." A 32 year was admitted to Wockhardt Hospital, North Mumbai emergency department. The patient was brought in…

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