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MAVIDOS Maternal Vitamin D Osteoporosis Study: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial. The MAVIDOS Study Group.

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UNLABELLED: MAVIDOS is a randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial (ISRCTN82927713, registered 2008 Apr 11), funded by Arthritis Research UK, MRC, Bupa Foundation and NIHR. BACKGROUND: Osteoporosis is a major public health problem as a result of associated fragility fractures. Skeletal strength increases from birth to a peak in early adulthood. This peak predicts osteoporosis risk in later life. Vitamin D insufficiency in pregnancy is common (31% in a recent Southampton cohort) and p...

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10.1186/1745-6215-13-13

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Journal:
Trials
Volume:
13
Issue:
1
Pages:
13
Publication date:
2012-01-01
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1745-6215
ISSN:
1745-6215
URN:
uuid:72eb5995-13f7-4def-a0a6-75894ad053fd
Source identifiers:
254264
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pubs:254264

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