Barak Rinat

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Observational studies identified associations between vitamin D insufficiency (serum 25(OH)D < 30ng·ml-1) and risk of upper respiratory infection (URI). Swimmers are highly prone to URIs, which might hinder their performance. The aim of this study was to examine if vitamin D3 supplementation reduces URI burden in vitamin D-insufficient swimmers. Fifty-five(More)
BACKGROUND Treatment for osteoporosis in the community in patients who were operated for hip fracture appears to be suboptimal at best. Evidence regarding treatment beyond the 1st year after surgery is scarce. We examined the association between discharge recommendations for treatment of osteoporosis in patients suffering from hip fractures and treatment(More)
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