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Publication: Efficacy and tolerability of a polysaccharide-resin-honey based cough syrup as compared to carbocysteine syrup for children with colds: a randomized, single-blinded, multicenter study

Efficacy and tolerability of a polysaccharide-resin-honey based cough syrup as compared to carbocysteine syrup for children with colds: a randomized, single-blinded, multicenter study. World Journal of Pediatrics, 2017. 13(1): pp. 27-33. Cohen HA,…

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Lower LDL is better for cardiac patients? Not always, says our new study in JAMA Internal Medicine.

This observational study among more than 30,000 individuals with pre-existing heart disease and high compliance to statin medications, contributes new evidence to the international debate about the targets of LDL-cholesterol in preventing…

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Publication: Association Between Achieved Low-Density Lipoprotein Levels and Major Adverse Cardiac Events in Patients With Stable Ischemic Heart Disease Taking Statin Treatment

Association Between Achieved Low-Density Lipoprotein Levels and Major Adverse Cardiac Events in Patients with Stable Ischemic Heart Disease Taking Statin Treatment. JAMA Internal Medicine, 2016. 176(8): pp. 1105-13. Leibowitz M, Karpati T, Cohen-Stavi CJ, Feldman BS, Hoshen M, Bitterman…

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Event: The 6th International Jerusalem Conference on Health Policy – Jerusalem, Israel

The 6th International Jerusalem Conference on Health Policy Health Policy: From local experience to global patterns and back again Jerusalem, May, 2016   Topics presented: Risk factors for cross-transmission of CRE ESBL-PE…

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Publication: Diabetes, prostate cancer screening and risk of low- and high-grade prostate cancer: an 11 year historical population follow-up study of more than 1 million men.

Diabetes, prostate cancer screening and risk of low- and high-grade prostate cancer: an 11 year historical population follow-up study of more than 1 million men. Diabetologia, 2016. 59(8): p. 1683-91. Dankner R, Boffetta P, Keinan-Boker L, Balicer…

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Publication: Adherence to antidepressants is associated with lower mortality: a four-year population-based cohort study

Adherence to antidepressants is associated with lower mortality: a four-year population-based cohort study. The Journal of Clinical Psychiatry, 2016. 77(5): p. e566-72. Krivoy A, Balicer RD, Feldman B, Hoshen M, Zalsman G, Weizman A, Shoval G.   Abstract Objective: Despite the growing…

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