Navigation Links
Reduce risk of osteoporosis in children by taking Vitamin D during Pregnancy

It has been known for long now that Vitamin D supplementation helps women but in a study comes the fact that Vitamin D supplementation in pregnant// women could lead to long-lasting reduction in osteoporotic fractures in their children.

According to a study it has been shown that children whose mothers were lacking in vitamin D during pregnancy grow up to have weaker bones.

It is a common sight and medical fact that Vitamin D insufficiency is common in women of childbearing age. The mentioned study was done by Professor Cyrus Cooper (MRC Epidemiology Resource Centre, Southampton General Hospital, UK) and colleagues. The study comprised studying 198 children born in 1991-92.

The parameters considered were body build, nutrition, and vitamin D supplementation of their mothers during pregnancy. The children were then followed up at age 9 years to relate these maternal characteristics to their body size and bone mass.

Giving women supplements of vitamin D, particularly if they are pregnant during the winter months when sunlight levels are low, should help their children's bones grow stronger.

In the words of Prof Cooper, "These findings provide evidence that maternal vitamin D status during pregnancy influences the bone growth of the offspring, and their risk of osteoporosis in later life. The results add to a large body of evidence that intrauterine and early postnatal development contributes to bone mineral accrual and thereby osteoporosis risk; they also point to preventive strategies which now require evaluation in randomised controlled trials."
'"/>




Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Reduced POD linked to fatal asthma attacks
2. Reduced fertility in men who mountain bike
3. Reduce watching TV to prevent Obesity and Diabetes
4. Mammograms Reduce Risk of Dying
5. Night Time Aspirin Regimen Found to Reduce Blood Pressure
6. Reduced Fatigue Boosts Mental Health
7. Gynecological Surgeries Reduce Cancer Risk
8. Drug Reduces Risk of Clogged Arteries, Veins
9. Adding Fish to Diet May Reduce Risk of Alzheimers
10. Sunshine Reduces MS Risk
11. Estrogen in Food Reduces Cancer Risk
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:6/24/2016)... Marne, Michigan (PRWEB) , ... June 24, 2016 , ... ... To deal with these feelings, many turn to unhealthy avenues, such as drug or ... Center of Marne, Michigan, has released tools for healthy coping following a traumatic event. ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... MIAMI, Fla. (PRWEB) , ... June 24, 2016 , ... ... Florida Trend magazine’s 2016 Legal Elite. The attorneys chosen by their peers for this ... of Florida. , Seven Greenberg Traurig Shareholders received special honors as members of this ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... ... 24, 2016 , ... People across the U.S. are sharpening their pencils and ... essay contest in which patients and their families pay tribute to a genetic counselor ... National Society of Genetic Counselors (NSGC) Annual Education Conference (AEC) this September. , ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... ... June 24, 2016 , ... Strategic ... Frederick area economy by obtaining investment capital for emerging technology companies. SCP ... that have already resulted in more than a million dollars of capital investment ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... Gilbert, Arizona (PRWEB) , ... June 24, 2016 ... ... Gilbert-based practice, is supporting the upcoming 2016 Miss Arizona pageant as its official ... primarily serves Scottsdale, Tempe, Mesa, and Chandler, Arizona. , Dr. Olson says ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:6/24/2016)... Belgium , June 24, 2016 ... today announced the appointment of Dr. Edward ... as a Non-Executive Director, effective June 23, 2016.Dr. ... Compensation and Nominations and Governance Committees.  As a ... will provide independent expertise and strategic counsel to ...
(Date:6/23/2016)... 2016 Any dentist who has made an implant ... process. Many of them do not even offer this as ... high laboratory costs involved. And those who ARE able to ... a high cost that the majority of today,s patients would ... Parsa Zadeh , founder of Dental Evolutions Inc. and inventor ...
(Date:6/23/2016)... June 23, 2016 Research and Markets ... Medical Market Analysis 2016 - Forecast to 2022" report ... The report contains up to date financial data derived from ... of major trends with potential impact on the market during ... market segmentation which comprises of sub markets, regional and country ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: