Wednesday, September 07, 2016

Vitamin D pill cuts asthma attack threat: Supplements can reduce chance by half in patients

The Daily Mail reports:
Talking vitamin D supplements can slash the risk of severe asthma attacks by half, experts have found.

British scientists yesterday described the pills as a ‘designer drug’ for asthma, both reducing inflammation in the lungs and warding off the viruses that spark attacks.

A major review, involving nearly 1,100 patients, found that people who took the supplements alongside their normal medication saw the risk of a severe attack fall from 6 per cent to 3 per cent.

An article , well worth your time.