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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 E, Wells G, Shea B, Gillespie W, et al. 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 E, Wells G, Shea B, Gillespie W, et al.
Volume & Issue
Volume 23, Issue 4
Pages
560-9
URL
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