Tag Archives: Vitamin D

Vitamin D and tachypnoea in new-born children

Tachypnoea is breathing too quickly. In this study Ahmed Omran, from Suez Canal University in Egypt, led a team of researchers looking into the links between low levels of vitamin D and temporary tachypnoea in new-born babies. 60 pairs of … Continue reading

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Large anterior fontanelle and low vitamin D in neonates: a potential early recognition sign

Vitamin D is an essential nutrient that regulates the amount of calcium and phosphate in the body and is necessary for healthy bones, teeth and muscles. This audit of practice demonstrates that a majority of neonates with low vitamin D … Continue reading

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The effects of vitamin D supplementation during pregnancy and maternal vitamin D levels on neonatal vitamin D levels and birth parameters

Abstract Objective: The current study aimed to measure the levels of vitamin 25(OH)D in pregnant women and in the umbilical cord blood of newborns and to evaluate the association of vitamin D levels with birth parameters.┬áMethods: This cross-sectional analytic investigation … Continue reading

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