Vitamin D could help fight asthma

Vitamin D supplements could be beneficial to those suffering from asthma, researchers at King’s College London have found.

The Vitamin helps lower the body’s production of the natural chemical IL -17A, which is produced to fight infections but known to exacerbate asthma.

The researchers believe this could provide a viable alternative to treatment with steroids, which can be problematic to asthma sufferers.

Read more at King's College London