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Another large study—this one in an Australian population-based cohort—has found an association between regular aspirin use and an increased risk of age-related macular degeneration.
In an analysis of marketed nonprescription vitamin D3 supplements and compounded supplements, the cholecalciferol content was found to be highly variable, with potency ranging from 9% to 146%.
The past few months have seen a flurry of articles describing possible consequences of low serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D3 (25[OH] vitamin D) levels and possible benefits of vitamin D supplementation. Findings from 11 of these articles are summarized here.
Among participants in the Physicians’ Health Study II, daily multivitamin use modestly reduced the risk of total cancer but did not reduce major cardiovascular events, myocardial infarction, stroke, or cardiovascular disease mortality.