Bjelakovic, Goran1; Gluud, Lise Lotte2; Nikolova, Dimitrinka1; Whitfield, Kate Emily1; Wetterslev, Jørn1; Simonetti, Rosa G4; Bjelakovic, Marija4; Gluud, Christian1
1 Copenhagen Trial Unit, Cochranecenteret Rigshospitalet, Rigshospitalet, The Capital Region of Denmark2 Gastrounit, Medical Division, Gastrounit, Amager and Hvidovre Hospital, The Capital Region of Denmark3 Gastrounit, Amager and Hvidovre Hospital, The Capital Region of Denmark4 unknown
Available evidence on the effects of vitamin D on mortality has been inconclusive. In a recent systematic review, we found evidence that vitamin D3 may decrease mortality in mostly elderly women. The present systematic review updates and reassesses the benefits and harms of vitamin D supplementation used in primary and secondary prophylaxis of mortality.
Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, 2014, Vol 1