Vitamin D hypothesis challenged racial disparities childbirth environmental genetic

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Vitamin D hypothesis challenged: Some racial disparities in childbirth more environmental than genetic

A new study investigating racial disparities in birth outcomes shows that contrary to some theories Vitamin D is unlikely to play a role in differences in preterm birth and low birth weight between African-Americans and whites. “For years there has been this hypothesis that African-Americans have worse birth outcomes because they have more melanin in […]

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