Vitamin D intake and endometriosis: the good and the bad

Published:February 27, 2014DOI:
      We advance the hypothesis that the risk of fatal acute myocardial infarction (AMI) may increase in women suffering from endometriosis undergoing vitamin D treatment.
      To read this article in full you will need to make a payment

      Purchase one-time access:

      Academic & Personal: 24 hour online accessCorporate R&D Professionals: 24 hour online access
      One-time access price info
      • For academic or personal research use, select 'Academic and Personal'
      • For corporate R&D use, select 'Corporate R&D Professionals'


        • Fujino K.
        • Ueda M.
        • Takehara M.
        • et al.
        Transcriptional expression of survivin and its splice variants in endometriosis.
        Mol Hum Reprod. 2006; 12: 383-388
        • Harris H.R.
        • Chavarro J.E.
        • Malspeis S.
        • Willett W.C.
        • Missmer S.A.
        Dairy-food, calcium, magnesium, and vitamin D intake and endometriosis: a prospective cohort study.
        Am J Epidemiol. 2013; 177: 420-430
        • Li F.
        • Ling X.
        • Huang H.
        • et al.
        Differential regulation of survivin expression and apoptosis by vitamin D3 compounds in two isogenic MCF-7 breast cancer cell sublines.
        Oncogene. 2005; 24: 1385-1395
        • Santini D.
        • Abbate A.
        • Scarpa S.
        • et al.
        Surviving acute myocardial infarction: survivin expression in viable cardiomyocytes after infarction.
        J Clin Pathol. 2004; 57: 1321-1324
        • Cauley J.A.
        • Chlebowski R.T.
        • Wactawski-Wende J.
        • et al.
        Calcium plus vitamin D supplementation and health outcomes five years after active intervention ended: the Women's Health Initiative.
        J Womens Health. 2013; 22: 915-929