Xiang, Fan; de Gruijl, F.R; Norval, M; Lucas, Robyn
Defining whether skin pigmentation influences Vitamin D photosynthesis is important for delivering accurate public health messages. Current evidence is contradictory. We undertook a systematic review of the published literature to examine the association between skin pigmentation and change in blood concentrations of Vitamin D and 25-hydroxyVitamin D following experimental UV irradiation. Twelve studies fulfilled the inclusion criteria: human study in vivo with non-diseased participants;...[Show more]
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