High vitamin D status is associated with lower risk of pregnancy complications

High vitamin D status is associated with lower risk of pregnancy complications

  • 30 Jun 2016

The results of a new study have been published today in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition by Professor Mairead Kiely, who is co-Director of the Cork Centre for Vitamin D and Nutrition Research and also leads the Maternal and Child Nutrition research programme at INFANT, showing that high vitamin D status is associated with lower risk of pregnancy complications such as pre-eclampsia and small-for-gestional age babies.

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New Publication - Vitamin D Deficiency in Europe: Pandemic?

New Publication - Vitamin D Deficiency in Europe: Pandemic?

  • 10 Feb 2016

 

The first European-wide data from the ODIN project shows that the prevalence of vitamin D deficiency, which is completely preventable through nutrition, is 13%: these first internationally comparable data present firm evidence for significant risk to public health from vitamin D deficiency. Click here to read the full publication

Cashman et al. ACJN publication (586kB)

 

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The Cork Centre for Vitamin D and Nutrition Research has been awarded certification for it's 25(OH)D method in serum by CDC for third year in row.

The Cork Centre for Vitamin D and Nutrition Research has been awarded certification for it's 25(OH)D method in serum by CDC for third year in row.

  • 04 Apr 2016

The Cork Centre for Vitamin D and Nutrition Research has been awarded certification for it's 25(OH)D method in serum by CDC for third year in row. 

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Professor Robert Scragg visits the Cork Centre for Vitamin D and Nutrition Research

Professor Robert Scragg visits the Cork Centre for Vitamin D and Nutrition Research

  • 25 Apr 2016

Professor Robert Scragg, University of Auckland, is pictured here with Professor Kevin Cashman (on the right), co-Director of the Cork Centre for Vitamin D and Nutrition Research.

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