Return of Rickets Highlights Importance of Vitamin D


The UK is experiencing an increase in cases of rickets and other vitamin d deficiency related diseases, with one child dying of complications from a lack of vitamin D this year. While it’s less of a problem here in Australia, there are still some concerns. We spoke to health experts about the incidence of vitamin deficiency in Australia.

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Tuesday, June 26 2018
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Featured in storyProfessor Robyn Lucas, Head of the National Centre For Epidemiology and Population Health at the Australian National UniversityNatalie Ong, Health Specialist and Developmental Paediatrician at Westmead Children’s Hospital

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