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Vitamin D doesn't fight the common cold

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JACKSON, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

Researchers in New Zealand randomly assigned half of a group of 322 healthy adults to receive high doses of Vitamin D-3 over nearly 2 years. The other half took a placebo.

After the study -- researchers found no significant differences in the number of upper respiratory infections or the severity of colds between the two groups.

Rest and possibly chicken soup still seem to be the best medicine in many cases.

-This study is from researchers at the University of Otago (New Zealand) and is published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA).

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