n CME : Your SA Journal of CPD - Abstracts

Volume 24, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 0256-2170



Extracted from text ... Vitamin D as an aDD-on to tB treatment in the days before antibiotics, sunlight was considered an essential part of any tuberculosis (tB) cure, because heat and ultraviolet light kill mycobacteria. even today, tB wards are designed with large windows to let in light. now, British researchers reinforce that idea, having found that the effects of sunlight on the body are likely to be beneficial for tB and for people at risk of tB. the team conducted a randomised controlled trial among 202 contacts of people diagnosed with tB in the east end of London. these contacts were assigned either ..

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