Peter Daley et al.
The Lancet. Infectious diseases, 15(5), 528-534 (2015-04-13)
Vitamin D has immunomodulatory effects that might aid clearance of mycobacterial infection. We aimed to assess whether vitamin D supplementation would reduce time to sputum culture conversion in patients with active tuberculosis. We did this randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled, superiority trial...
Alberto Lo Gullo et al.
PloS one, 10(8), e0134602-e0134602 (2015-08-05)
Suboptimal vitamin D status was recently acknowledged as an independent predictor of cardiovascular diseases and all-cause mortality in several clinical settings, and its serum levels are commonly reduced in Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA). Patients affected by RA present accelerated atherosclerosis and...
Marina V Antunes et al.
Therapeutic drug monitoring, 37(6), 733-744 (2015-04-09)
In view of the large variability on therapeutic response and the multiple factors associated to tamoxifen (TAM) metabolic activation, this study aimed to evaluate the effect of CYP2D6 and CYP3A4 phenotypes, drug interactions, and vitamin D exposure on TAM metabolism...
Fadia S AlBuhairan et al.
The Journal of adolescent health : official publication of the Society for Adolescent Medicine, 57(3), 263-269 (2015-08-25)
With the increasing burden of noncommunicable disease, adolescence is viewed as an opportune time to prevent the onset of certain behaviors and promote healthy states. Although adolescents comprise a considerable portion of Saudi Arabia's population, they have received insufficient attention...
25-Hydroxyvitamin D3, the prohormone of 1, 25-dihydroxyvitamin D3, inhibits the proliferation of primary prostatic epithelial cells
Barreto, AM et al.
Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention, 9(3), 265-270 (2000)