Korin Cherry

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Diffuse nutrient loss from agriculture is degrading surface and groundwater quality throughout Europe, leaving water bodies at risk of not reaching targets set by the Water Framework Directive (WFD). Mitigation methods to reduce diffuse agricultural nutrient loss need to be implemented where water bodies have been identified as at risk of not reaching good(More)
Recent studies report a high prevalence of vitamin D deficiency (VDD) among patients with sickle cell disease (SCD), with rates as high as 65–100% depending on the season (Buison et al, 2004; Lal et al, 2006; Adewoye et al, 2008; Rovner et al, 2008; Chapelon et al, 2009). Despite this evidence, VDD remains both under-recognized and under-treated in patients(More)
We report results of a pilot study of high-dose vitamin D in sickle cell disease (SCD). Subjects were given a 6-week course of oral high-dose cholecalciferol (4000-100 000 IU per week) or placebo and monitored prospectively for a period of six months. Vitamin D insufficiency and deficiency was present at baseline in 82·5% and 52·5% of subjects,(More)
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