7/10/2013

Low concentrations of serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D were associated with a greater likelihood of coronary heart disease among white and Chinese people, but not blacks or Hispanics, according to a study in the Journal of the American Medical Association. "We think that the differences are mainly due to biologic differences in vitamin D metabolism between race [and] ethnicity groups," but more research is needed, study author Cassianne Robinson-Cohen said.

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