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Vitamin D doesn't affect residual liver fibrosis in CHC

Patients with chronic hepatitis C and vitamin D deficiency who were treated with direct-acting antivirals did not achieve significant improvements in serum fibrogenesis markers after taking vitamin D supplements for six weeks, compared with those who took a placebo, according to a study by Piyawat Komolmit of Chulalongkorn University in Thailand and colleagues. The findings, published in PeerJ, suggest that short-term vitamin D supplementation does not help boost the healing process of residual liver fibrosis.

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