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Burka proves threat to health in later life

Published 14/04/2011 | 05:00

When it comes to religious beliefs and customs, logic and health issues appear to go out the window. Take for example the problems with the wearing of the burka by Muslim women, no doubt a garment designed by a man.

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Recent medical evidence has shown that low levels of vitamin D are now being implicated with serious kidney, heart and eye disease, ie macular degeneration.

We already know about its effects on bone and skin health.

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