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New study finds possible mechanism for why low vitamin D levels increase risk of schizophrenia

New research examining the link between schizophrenia and vitamin D discovered an exciting new mechanism to explain how having low levels of vitamin D might increase one’s risk for schizophrenia:

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  About: Rebecca Oshiro

Rebecca has a master of science degree in nutrition from Bastyr University where she conducted a university-funded study on vitamin D and athletic performance. She has a certificate in applied behavior analysis from the Florida Institute of Technology, and her passion is using behavioral technologies to assist others in making meaningful changes in their lives.

2 Responses to New study finds possible mechanism for why low vitamin D levels increase risk of schizophrenia

  1. Strange that this does not refer to the many other posts at Vitamin D Council on Schizophrenia.
    Those, and scores of others are at http://www.vitamindwiki.com/Overview+Schizophrenia+and+Vitamin+D
    Which summarizes with 8 clues which associate the disease with low vitamin D

  2. Rebecca Oshiro says:

    I found this study interesting too because many others find increased vitamin D as a risk factor for the development of schizophrenia. We’ve reported on many of them.