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Vitamin D and risk of pregnancy-related hypertensive disorders: Mendelian randomization study

BMJ, 2018

No strong evidence was found to support a causal effect of vitamin D status on gestational hypertension or pre-eclampsia. Future mendelian randomization studies with a larger number of women with pre-eclampsia or more genetic instruments that would increase the proportion of 25-hydroxyvitamin D levels explained by the instrument are needed.

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