Contact: Tilo Arnhold
Helmholtz Association of German Research Centres
Caption: Pregnant women should avoid taking vitamin D supplements. Substitution appears to raise the risk of children developing a food allergy after birth. This was the conclusion drawn from a new survey carried out by the Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research and the Martin Luther University in Halle-Wittenberg in Germany which was published in the February issue of the medical journal Allergy.
Credit: Photo: André Künzelmann/UFZ
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