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The supplements were found to reduce the risk of asthma attacks by half, but Dr Chris hailed the vitamin’s overall boost to the immune system.
His comments came after vitamin D was found to protect against severe asthma attacks, which were more common during winter.
The study, by researchers at Queen Mary University of London, found that people who took oral vitamin D supplements, in addition to standard asthma medication, could halve their risk of an asthma attack which required going to hospital.
The vitamin boosted the immune response to respiratory viruses, and cut down harmful airway inflammation, the researchers found.