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Vitamin D deficiency as a risk factor for dementia: a systematic review and meta-analysis

BMC GeriatricsBMC series – open, inclusive and trusted201717:16

Received: 26 August 2016

Accepted: 22 December 2016

Published: 13 January 2017

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Original Submission
26 Aug 2016 Submitted Original manuscript
24 Oct 2016 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Aurel Popa-Wagner
10 Nov 2016 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Martin Dichter
Resubmission - Version 2
Submitted Manuscript version 2
22 Dec 2016 Editorially accepted
13 Jan 2017 Article published 10.1186/s12877-016-0405-0

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Authors’ Affiliations

Department for Evidence-based Medicine and Clinical Epidemiology, Danube University Krems, Krems, Austria
Cochrane Austria, Danube University Krems, Krems, Austria
Department for Clinical Neurosciences and Preventive Medicine, Danube University, Krems, Austria
MAS Alzheimerhilfe, Bad Ischl, Austria
Institute of Building Research & Innovation ZT-GmbH, Vienna, Austria
RTI-UNC Evidence-based Practice Center, Research Triangle Institute International, North Carolina, USA