Professor Robert Keith Rhodes Scragg

Research | Current

  • Vitamin D and health

Selected publications and creative works (Research Outputs)

  • Beveridge, L. A., Struthers, A. D., Khan, F., Jorde, R., Scragg, R., Macdonald, H. M., ... Gepner, A. D. (2015). Effect of vitamin D supplementation on blood pressure: A systematic review and meta-analysis Incorporating individual patient data. JAMA Internal Medicine, 175 (5), 745-754. 10.1001/jamainternmed.2015.0237
  • Grant, C. C., Kaur, S., Waymouth, E., Mitchell, E. A., Scragg, R., Ekeroma, A., ... Camargo, C. A. (2015). Reduced primary care respiratory infection visits following pregnancy and infancy vitamin D supplementation: a randomised controlled trial. Acta paediatrica (Oslo, Norway : 1992), 104 (4), 396-404. 10.1111/apa.12819
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Cameron Grant, Alistair Stewart, Edwin Mitchell, Alec Ekeroma
  • Scragg, R., Slow, S., Stewart, A. W., Jennings, L. C., Chambers, S. T., Priest, P. C., ... Murdoch, D. R. (2014). Long-term high-dose vitamin D3 supplementation and blood pressure in healthy adults: A randomized controlled trial. Hypertension, 64 (4), 725-730. 10.1161/HYPERTENSIONAHA.114.03466
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Alistair Stewart
  • Grant, C. C., Stewart, A. W., Scragg, R., Milne, T., Rowden, J., Ekeroma, A., ... Trenholme, A. (2014). Vitamin D during pregnancy and infancy and infant serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D concentration. Pediatrics, 133 (1), e143-e153. 10.1542/peds.2013-2602
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Clare Wall, Alistair Stewart, Cameron Grant, Edwin Mitchell, Alec Ekeroma
  • Scragg, R. (2012). Do we need to take calcium with vitamin D supplements to prevent falls, fractures, and death?. Curr Opin Clin Nutr Metab Care, 15 (6), 614-624. 10.1097/MCO.0b013e328359ef21
  • Murdoch, D. R., Slow, S., Chambers, S. T., Jennings, L. C., Stewart, A. W., Priest, P. C., ... Scragg, R. (2012). Effect of vitamin D3 supplementation on upper respiratory tract infections in healthy adults: the VIDARIS randomized controlled trial. JAMA, 308 (13), 1333-1339. 10.1001/jama.2012.12505
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Alistair Stewart
  • Scragg, R. (2011). Vitamin D and public health: an overview of recent research on common diseases and mortality in adulthood. Public Health Nutr, 14 (9), 1515-1532. 10.1017/S1368980011001455
  • Scragg, R., Wishart, J., Stewart, A., Ofanoa, M., Kerse, N., Dyall, L., & Lawes, C. M. M. (2011). No effect of ultraviolet radiation on blood pressure and other cardiovascular risk factors. J Hypertens, 29 (9), 1749-1756. 10.1097/HJH.0b013e328349666d
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Alistair Stewart, Ngaire Kerse, Carlene Lawes, Malakai 'Ofanoa


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