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Maternal late-pregnancy serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D in relation to childhood wheeze and atopic outcomes

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Background: Studies exploring the relationship between prenatal vitamin D exposure and childhood asthma have yielded conflicting results. Higher vitamin D intake during pregnancy has been shown to lower the risk of childhood wheeze, yet a study of maternal late-pregnancy serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D suggested higher serum concentrations may be associated with increased childhood asthma. Objective: To assess the relationship between mothers' serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D status and asthma and wheeze ...

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Journal:
Thorax
Volume:
67
Issue:
11
Pages:
950-956
Publication date:
2012-11-01
DOI:
EISSN:
1468-3296
ISSN:
0040-6376
Source identifiers:
359768
Pubs id:
pubs:359768
UUID:
uuid:148f628d-e75a-4bd5-95d9-70550786bb17
Local pid:
pubs:359768
Deposit date:
2013-11-16

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