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A meta-analysis of clinical trials found that Vitamin D supplements reduced the risk of vertebral fractures by around 37%.

Papadimitropoulos, Emmanuel, George Wells, Beverley Shea, William Gillespie, Bruce Weaver, Nicole Zytaruk, Ann Cranney, Jonathan D. Adachi, Peter Tugwell, Robert Josse, Carol Greenwood, and Gordon Guyatt. VIII: Meta-Analysis of the Efficacy of Vitamin D Treatment in Preventing Osteoporosis in Postmenopausal Women. Endocr Rev. 2002; 23(4): 560-9. http://edrv.endojournals.org/cgi/content/full/23/4/560

Reference

Title
VIII: Meta-Analysis of the Efficacy of Vitamin D Treatment in Preventing Osteoporosis in Postmenopausal Women
Publication
Endocr Rev
Publication Date
2002
Authors
Papadimitropoulos, Emmanuel, George Wells, Beverley Shea, William Gillespie, Bruce Weaver, Nicole Zytaruk, Ann Cranney, Jonathan D. Adachi, Peter Tugwell, Robert Josse, Carol Greenwood, and Gordon Guyatt
Volume & Issue
Volume 23, Issue 4
Pages
560-9
URL
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