Srinagar, Dec. 3 -- As Per New Study, Average Vitamin-D Status Low In Females As Compared To Males

Srinagar- A recent research from Kashmiri medicos has brought convincing evidence to the fore that there is a deficiency or insufficiency of the vitamin-D in the general population of Kashmir valley.

The data emerging from the study conducted by two Sher-e-Kashmir Institutes of Medical Sciences (SKIMS) researchers has revealed that the prevalence of Vitamin D deficiency in Kashmir valley is high especially among women.

About 65 percent of the males and nearly 88 percent of the females studied were vitamin D deficient.

The researchers had selected a total 270 healthy volunteers from differing professions (69 men and 201 non-pregnant/non-l...