Study links vitamin D deficiency to accelerated bone aging

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Robert Ritchie (left) and Hrishikesh Bale used a combination of FTIR spectroscopy and X-ray CT at the Advanced Light Source to find that vitamin D deficiency speeds the aging process of bone and reduces its quality. Photo by Roy Kaltschmidt

Robert Ritchie (left) and Hrishikesh Bale used a combination of FTIR spectroscopy and X-ray CT at the Advanced Light Source to find that vitamin D deficiency speeds the aging process of bone and reduces its quality. Photo by Roy Kaltschmidt

 

A team of scientists led by researchers at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory and the Univ. of California, Berkeley, have recently used a combination of Fourier transform infrared spectroscopy and X-ray computed tomography at the Advanced Light Source to find that vitamin D deficiency speeds the aging process of bone and reduces its quality.FULL STORY

http://www.rdmag.com/news/2013/07/study-links-vitamin-d-deficiency-accelerated-bone-aging?et_cid=3362718&et_rid=523036890&type=cta

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