Vitamin D insufficiency/deficiency associated with asthma on February 28, 2013

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Vitamin D has effects on the innate and adaptive immune system. In asthmatic children low vitamin D levels are associated with poor asthma control, reduced lung function, increased medication intake, and exacerbations. Little is known about vitamin D in adult asthma patients or its association with asthma severity and control.

For more about this, read the pdf abstract from Respiratory Research here.