Letters Milk and mortality

Vitamin D status, bone fracture, and mortality

BMJ 2014; 349 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.g6995 (Published 26 November 2014) Cite this as: BMJ 2014;349:g6995
  1. Tom R Hill, senior lecturer1
  1. 1University of Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
  1. tom.hill{at}ncl.ac.uk

Two recent Swedish studies support a seasonal effect on fracture risk. The first study in a very large population sample showed a significant seasonal variation in hip fracture, with a lower risk in summer (37.5% in men; 23.5% …

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