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Letters Milk and mortality

Unaccounted sex differences undermine association between milk intake and risk of mortality and fractures

BMJ 2014; 349 doi: (Published 26 November 2014) Cite this as: BMJ 2014;349:g7012
  1. Luc Bonneux, nursing home physician1
  1. 1Stichting Groenhuysen, 4700 BN Roosendaal, Netherlands
  1. luc.bonneux1{at}

Michaëlsson and colleagues overstate their findings.1 The large sex differences are not accounted for or mentioned in the abstract and key points.

The hazard ratios …

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