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Vitamin D and chronic widespread pain in a white middle-aged British population: evidence from a cross-sectional population survey
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    Vitamin D link to pain: SF-12 responses and PTH status
    • Kerrie M Sanders, Senior Research Fellow
    • Other Contributors:
      • Amanda Hayles, Mark A Kotowicz, and Geoffrey C Nicholson.

    Dear Editor,

    We were interested in the finding by Atherton and colleagues of an association between current vitamin D status and chronic widespread pain (CWP)[1]. The authors conclude: “Follow-up studies are needed to evaluate whether higher vitamin D intake might have beneficial effects on CWP risk”.

    We are completing a large randomised, placebo-controlled trial on vitamin D and can contribute preliminary re...

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