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Why all the hype about vitamin D?

Vitamin D deficiency does not display obvious symptoms, nor is it often diagnosed by doctors. But when left unaddressed, it can have significant health effects. Vitamin D is a hormone that controls calcium levels in the blood, crucial for bone ...

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Rickets high in refugee children: study

The incidence of rickets in Sudanese patients is estimated to be 350 times greater than the national population, new research has found. Refugee children in Australia, particularly those of African descent, are more likely to suffer from a debilitating bone ...

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