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Vitamin D deficiency tied to schizophrenia risk
Vitamin D deficiency tied to schizophrenia risk (July 29, 2014 - Insidermedicine)
From Iran - A new report published in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism finds that Vitamin D deficiency may raise risk of schizophrenia. Researchers conducted a meta-analysis comprised of nearly 3,000 individuals and 19 studies. Participants had their vitamin D levels levels measured with blood tests. Results showed that people with vitamin D deficiency were 2x more likely to be diagnosed with schizophrenia when compared to those with sufficient levels.
 
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