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Causal Relationship between Obesity and Vitamin D Status: Bi-Directional Mendelian Randomization Analysis of Multiple Cohorts
A mendelian randomization study based on data from multiple cohorts conducted by Karani Santhanakrishnan Vimaleswaran and colleagues re-examines the causal nature of the relationship between vitaminExpand
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Milk intake and risk of mortality and fractures in women and men: cohort studies
Objective To examine whether high milk consumption is associated with mortality and fractures in women and men. Design Cohort studies. Setting Three counties in central Sweden. Participants Two largeExpand
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A Randomized, Controlled Trial of Fusion Surgery for Lumbar Spinal Stenosis.
BACKGROUND The efficacy of fusion surgery in addition to decompression surgery in patients who have lumbar spinal stenosis, with or without degenerative spondylolisthesis, has not been substantiatedExpand
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Prevention of soccer-related knee injuries in teenaged girls.
BACKGROUND Knee injuries end many careers among female soccer players. The number of injuries can be anticipated to increase because of the increasing popularity of the sport worldwide and the higherExpand
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Circulating 25-Hydroxy-Vitamin D and Risk of Cardiovascular Disease: A Meta-Analysis of Prospective Studies
Background—Vitamin D status has been linked to the risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD). However, the optimal 25-hydroxy-vitamin D (25[OH]-vitamin D) levels for potential cardiovascular healthExpand
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Registers of the Swedish total population and their use in medical research
The primary aim of the Swedish national population registration system is to obtain data that (1) reflect the composition, relationship and identities of the Swedish population and (2) can be used asExpand
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Bisphosphonate use and atypical fractures of the femoral shaft.
BACKGROUND Studies show conflicting results regarding the possible excess risk of atypical fractures of the femoral shaft associated with bisphosphonate use. METHODS In Sweden, 12,777 women 55Expand
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Plasma vitamin D and mortality in older men: a community-based prospective cohort study.
BACKGROUND Vitamin D status is known to be important for bone health but may also affect the development of several chronic diseases, including cancer and cardiovascular diseases, which are 2 majorExpand
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Serum retinol levels and the risk of fracture.
BACKGROUND Although studies in animals and epidemiologic studies have indicated that a high vitamin A intake is associated with increased bone fragility, no biologic marker of vitamin A status hasExpand
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Presentation, outcome, and cause of septic arthritis after anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction: a case control study.
PURPOSE The objective of this study was to examine clinical presentation and medium-term outcome of patients with septic arthritis of the knee after anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction.Expand
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