Zasloff MFighting infections with vitamin D. Nat Med 12:388-90

ArticleinNature Medicine 12(4):388-90 · May 2006with12 Reads
Impact Factor: 27.36 · DOI: 10.1038/nm0406-388 · Source: PubMed


    Sunlight can treat tuberculosis, a phenomenon observed more than a century ago. The mechanism now becomes more clear, and it involves induction of a microbe-fighting peptide by vitamin D.