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Vitamin D supplementation for patients with multiple sclerosis treated with interferon-beta: a randomized controlled trial assessing the effect on flu-like symptoms and immunomodulatory properties

  • Daniel Golan1, 2,
  • Basheer Halhal1, 5,
  • Lea Glass-Marmor1,
  • Elsebeth Staun-Ram1,
  • Orit Rozenberg3,
  • Idit Lavi4,
  • Sara Dishon1,
  • Mira Barak3,
  • Sophia Ish-Shalom5 and
  • Ariel Miller1, 2, 5Email author
BMC Neurology201313:60

Received: 19 January 2013

Accepted: 31 May 2013

Published: 14 June 2013

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Original Submission
19 Jan 2013 Submitted Original manuscript
5 Feb 2013 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Trygve Holmoy
30 Mar 2013 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Bijal Mehta
16 May 2013 Author responded Author comments - Ariel Miller
Resubmission - Version 2
16 May 2013 Submitted Manuscript version 2
31 May 2013 Editorially accepted
14 Jun 2013 Article published 10.1186/1471-2377-13-60

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Authors’ Affiliations

Division of Neuroimmunology & Multiple Sclerosis Center, Carmel Medical Center
Department of Neurology, Carmel Medical Center
Central Laboratory of Haifa and Western Galilee, Clalit Health Services
Department of Community Medicine & Epidemiology, Carmel Medical Center
Rappaport Faculty of Medicine, Technion-Israel Institute of Technology