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Is month of birth associated with cataract in later life?
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  9713060     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
BACKGROUND: It has been suggested that season of birth might influence the susceptibility to cataract in later life. METHODS: This hypothesis was investigated using data pooled from two case-control studies carried out in Oxfordshire. RESULTS/CONCLUSION: The results showed no relation between month or season of birth and cataract in later life in an English population.
Authors:
J J Harding; R van Heyningen
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The British journal of ophthalmology     Volume:  82     ISSN:  0007-1161     ISO Abbreviation:  Br J Ophthalmol     Publication Date:  1998 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1998-08-27     Completed Date:  1998-08-27     Revised Date:  2009-11-18    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0421041     Medline TA:  Br J Ophthalmol     Country:  ENGLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  526-7     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Nuffield Laboratory of Ophthalmology, University of Oxford.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Age Factors
Aged
Case-Control Studies
Cataract / embryology,  etiology*
England
Female
Humans
Infant, Newborn
Middle Aged
Pregnancy
Prenatal Exposure Delayed Effects*
Risk Factors
Seasons*
Sex Factors
Comments/Corrections
Comment In:
Br J Ophthalmol. 1999 Jan;83(1):126-7   [PMID:  10209455 ]

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