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ICU Management

Vitamin D Deficiency Linked to Longer Respiratory Support

2015 08 Jan

Results of a new study show that vitamin D status could influence the duration of respiratory support needed for surgical intensive care patients. The findings are published in the OnlineFirst version of the Journal of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition (JPEN), the research journal of the American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition (A.S.P.E.N.).The... Read more

Executive Health Management

Vitamin D's Disease-Prevention Effect Questioned

2013 06 Dec

According to a published report in The Lancet Diabetes and Endocrinology, French researchers suggest low vitamin D levels do not cause ill health, however they confirm that additional clinical trials on non-skeletal diseases are required.Recommended as a supplement for certain groups, recent evidence has shown Vitamin D may have a role to play in preventing... Read more

Executive Health Management

CE Mark Approval for Beckman Coulter’s Vitamin D Total Assay

2013 01 Nov

It was announced that Beckman Coulter has received the CE Mark approval for Access 25 (OH) Vitamin D Total assay for use on the Access 2 and UniCel DxI series of immunoassay system, an important addition to the company’s bone metabolism assay menu.Arnd Kaldowski, President of Beckman Coulter Diagnostics, is confident that the European CE Mark approval... Read more


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