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Recent Studies Explain Why Vitamin D Supplementation is Helpful for MS, Autoimmune and Chronic Inflammatory Conditions 03/14/12

It is estimated that 1 billion people around the world are vitamin D deficient. A recent experimental study helps explain the many anecdotal reports of patients being helped by Vitamin D supplementation in cases of MS, autoiummune, and/or chronic inflammatory conditions. The study published by Zhang Y and fellow researchers, in The Journal Of Immunology (2012), showed that Vitamin D activates immune cells (e.g. macrophages) in a way that suppresses the release of inflamma...

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