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
Journal Article; Meta-Analysis; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't; Review