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Vitamin D and heart.
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PMID:  23462894     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
The authors briefly review the biological effects of vitamin D on the heart and discuss the experimental and clinical studies related to the potential protective effect of vitamin D on the cardiovascular system. Experimental and observational studies in man strongly suggest that vitamin D supplementation can benefit heart failure patients and improve cardiovascular health in the population. However, presently there are limited randomized controlled studies. The authors highlight the hypothesis that vitamin D-induced mechanisms activating calcium channels may represent a novel target for therapy in patients with heart failure.
Marcello Camici; Fabio Galetta; Ferdinando Franzoni; Angelo Carpi; Farhad Zangeneh
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Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2013-3-6
Journal Detail:
Title:  Internal and emergency medicine     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1970-9366     ISO Abbreviation:  Intern Emerg Med     Publication Date:  2013 Mar 
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Created Date:  2013-3-6     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
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Nlm Unique ID:  101263418     Medline TA:  Intern Emerg Med     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy.
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