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Articles by Pamela R. von Hurst
Based on 1 article published since 2010
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Between 2010 and 2020, Pamela R. von Hurst wrote the following article about Psoriasis.
 
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1 Article Oral vitamin D 2018

Ingram, Michelle A / Jones, M Beatrix / Stonehouse, Welma / Jarrett, Paul / Scragg, Robert / Mugridge, Owen / von Hurst, Pamela R. ·a School of Sport, Exercise and Nutrition , Massey University, Albany Campus , North Shore City, Auckland , New Zealand. · b Institute of Natural and Mathematical Sciences, Massey University, Albany Campus , North Shore City, Auckland , New Zealand. · c Food and Nutrition Flagship , Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation , Adelaide, South Australia , Australia. · d Department of Dermatology , Middlemore Hospital , Otahuhu, Auckland , New Zealand. · e Department of Medicine , The University of Auckland , Auckland , New Zealand. · f School of Population Health , The University of Auckland , Auckland , New Zealand. ·J Dermatolog Treat · Pubmed #29480035.

ABSTRACT: PURPOSE: The management of psoriasis remains a challenge for dermatologist and patient. This study aimed to determine whether vitamin D MATERIALS AND METHODS: In a randomized, doubled-blind, placebo-controlled trial, 101 participants ≥18 years with psoriasis were grouped by severity and allocated to 100,000 International Units (IU) vitamin D RESULTS: PASI did not differ between groups at any time (group F(1, 104) = 0.48, p = .49; group*time F(4, 384) = 0.26, p = .90). However, 25(OH)D increased in both groups, rendering these findings inconclusive. A significant inverse relationship existed between PASI and 25(OH)D, with elevation of 25(OH)D by up to 125 nmol/L associated with mild decreases in PASI (estimated range of decrease 0-2.6; p = .002). CONCLUSIONS: A direct benefit of vitamin D