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Halksworth G, Moseley L, Carter K, Worwood M.
Iron absorption from Spatone (a natural mineral water) for prevention of iron deficiency in pregnancy.
Clin Lab Haematol. 2003 Aug;25(4):227-31.

Sabatier M, Arnaud MJ, Turnlund JR.
Magnesium absorption from mineral water.
Eur J Clin Nutr. 2003 Jun;57(6):801-2.

McKenna D, Spence D, Haggan SE, McCrum E, Dornan JC, Lappin TR.
A randomized trial investigating an iron-rich natural mineral water as a prophylaxis against iron deficiency in pregnancy.
Clin Lab Haematol. 2003 Apr;25(2):99-103.

Bertoni M, Olivieri F, manghetti M, Boccolini E, Bellomini MG, Blandizzi C, Bonino F, Del Tacca M.
Effects of a bicarbonate-alkaline mineral water on gastric functions and functional dyspepsia: a preclinical and clinical study.
Pharmacol Res. 2002 Dec;46(6):525-31.

Galan P, Arnaud MJ, Czernichow S, Delabroise AM, Preziosi P, Bertrais S, Franchisseur C, Maurel M, Favier A, Hercberg S.
Contribution of mineral waters to dietary calcium and magnesium intake in a French adult population.
J Am Diet Assoc. 2002 Nov;102(11):1658-62.

Verhas M, de la Gueronniere V, Grognet JM, Paternot J, Hermanne A, Van den Winkel P, Gheldof R, Martin P, Fantino M, Rayssiguier Y.
Magnesium bioavailability from mineral water. A study in adult men.
Eur J Clin Nutr. 2002 May;56(5):442-7.

Sabatier M, Arnaud MJ, Kastenmayer P, Rytz A, Barclay DV.
Meal effect on magnesium bioavailability from mineral water in healthy women.
Am J Clin Nutr. 2002 Jan;75(1):65-71.

Fraioli A, De Angelis Curtis S, Ricciuti G, Serio A, D'Ascenzo G.
Effect of water of Anticolana Valley on urinary sediment of renal stone formers.
Clin Ter. 2001 Nov-Dec;152(6):347-51.

Gutenbrunner C, El-Cherid A, Gehrke A, Fink M.
Circadian variations in the responsiveness of human gallbladder to sulfated mineral water.
Chronobiol Int. 2001 Nov;18(6):1029-39.

Saqan SA, Kullab MK, Ismail AM.
Radionuclides in hot mineral spring waters in Jordan.
J Environ Radioact. 2001;52(1):99-107.

Ghersetich I, Brazzini B, Hercogova J, Lotti TM.
Mineral waters: instead of cosmetics or better than cosmetics?
Clin Dermatol. 2001 Jul-Aug;19(4):478-82.

Coen G, Sardella D, Barbera G, Ferrannini M, Comegna C, Ferazzoli F, Dinnella A, D'Anello E, Simeoni P.
Urinary composition and lithogenic risk in normal subjects following oligomineral versus bicarbonate-alkaline high calcium mineral water intake.
Urol Int. 2001;67(1):49-53.

Portales P, Aries MF, Licu D, Pinton J, Hernandez-Pion C, Gall Y, Dupuy P, Charveron M, Clot J.
Immunomodulation induced by Avene spring water on Th1- and Th2-dependent cytokine production in healthy subjects and atopic dermatitis patients.
Skin Pharmacol Appl Skin Physiol. 2001 Jul-Aug;14(4):234-42.

Weisz G.
Spas, mineral waters, and hydrological science in twentieth-century France.
Isis. 2001 Sep;92(3):451-83.

Bohmer H, Muller H, Resch KL.
Calcium supplementation with calcium-rich mineral waters: a systematic review and meta-analysis of its bioavailability.
Osteoporos Int. 2000;11(11):938-43

Kessler T, Hesse A.
Cross-over study of the influence of bicarbonate-rich mineral water on urinary composition in comparison with sodium potassium citrate in healthy male subjects.
Br J Nutr. 2000 Dec;84(6):865-71.

Thomas J, Millot JM, Sebille S, Delabroise AM, Thomas E, Manfait M, Arnaud MJ
Free and total magnesium in lymphocytes of migraine patients - effect of magnesium-rich mineral water intake.
Clin Chim Acta. 2000 May;295(1-2):63-75.

Guillemant J, Le HT, Accarie C, du Montcel ST, Delabroise AM, Arnaud MJ, Guillemant S.
Mineral water as a source of dietary calcium: acute effects on parathyroid function and bone resorption in young men.
Am J Clin Nutr. 2000 Apr;71(4):999-1002.

Di Silverio F, Ricciuti GP, D'Angelo AR, Fraioli A, Simeoni G.
Stone recurrence after lithotripsy in patients with recurrent idiopathic calcium urolithiasis: efficacy of treatment with fiuggi water.
Eur Urol. 2000 Feb;37(2):145-8.

Costi D, Calcaterra PG, Iori N, Vourna S, Nappi G, Passeri M.
Importance of bioavailable calcium drinking water for the maintenance of bone mass in post-menopausal women.
J Endocrinol Invest. 1999 Dec;22(11):852-6.

Bortolotti M, Turba E, Mari C, Lopilato S, Scalabrino A, Miglioli M.
Effect of a mineral water on gastric emptying of patients with idiopathic dyspepsia.
Int J Clin Pharmacol Res. 1999;19(2):53-6.

Capurso A, Solfrizzi V, Panza F, Mastroianni F, Torres F, Del Parigi A, Colacicco AM, Capurso C, Nicoletti G, Veneziani B, Cellamare S, Scalabrino A.
Increased bile acid excretion and reduction of serum cholesterol after crenotherapy with salt-rich mineral water.
Aging (Milano). 1999 Aug;11(4):273-6.

Aptel I, Cance-Rouzaud A, Grandjean H.
Association between calcium ingested from drinking water and femoral bone density in elderly women: evidence from the EPIDOS cohort.
J Bone Miner Res. 1999 May;14(5):829-33.

Rodgers AL.
The influence of South African mineral water on reduction of risk of calcium oxalate kidney stone formation.
S Afr Med J. 1998 Apr;88(4):448-51.

Bren A, Kmetec A, Kveder R, Kaplan-Pavlovcic S.
Magnesium hydrogen carbonate natural mineral water enriched with K(+)-citrate and vitamin B6 improves urinary abnormalities in patients with calcium oxalate nephrolithiasis.
Urol Int. 1998;60(2):105-7.

Caudarella R, Rizzoli E, Buffa A, Bottura A, Stefoni S.
Comparative study of the influence of 3 types of mineral water in patients with idiopathic calcium lithiasis.
J Urol. 1998 Mar;159(3):658-63.

Wynckel A, Hanrotel C, Wuillai A, Chanard J.
Intestinal calcium absorption from mineral water.
Miner Electrolyte Metab. 1997;23(2):88-92.

Guillemant J, Le HT, Guillemant S, Delabroise AM, Arnaud MJ.
Acute effects induced by a calcium-rich mineral water on calcium metabolism and on parathyroid function.
Osteoporos Int. 1997;7(1):85-6.

Rodgers AL.
Effect of mineral water containing calcium and magnesium on calcium oxalate urolithiasis risk factors.
Urol Int. 1997;58(2):93-9.

Cepollaro C, Orlandi G, Gonnelli S, Ferrucci G, Arditti JC, Borracelli D, Toti E, Gennari C.
Effect of calcium supplementation as a high-calcium mineral water on bone loss in early postmenopausal women.
Calcif Tissue Int. 1996 Oct;59(4):238-9.

Marangella M, Vitale C, Petrarulo M, Rovera L, Dutto F.
Effects of mineral composition of drinking water on risk for stone formation and bone metabolism in idiopathic calcium nephrolithiasis.
Clin Sci (Lond). 1996 Sep;91(3):313-8.

Omulecki A, Nowak A, Zalewska A.
Spa therapy in Poland.
Clin Dermatol. 1996 Nov-Dec;14(6):679-83.

Tsankov NK, Kamarashev JA.
Spa therapy in Bulgaria.
Clin Dermatol. 1996 Nov-Dec;14(6):675-8.

Schorr U, Distler A, Sharma AM.
Effect of sodium chloride- and sodium bicarbonate-rich mineral water on blood pressure and metabolic parameters in elderly normotensive individuals: a randomized double-blind crossover trial.
J Hypertens. 1996 Jan;14(1):131-5.

Ledo E.
Mineral water and spas in Spain.
Clin Dermatol. 1996 Nov-Dec;14(6):641-6.

Picoto A.
Mineral water and spas in Portugal.
Clin Dermatol. 1996 Nov-Dec;14(6):637-9.

Hann SK.
Mineral water and spas in Korea.
Clin Dermatol. 1996 Nov-Dec;14(6):633-5.

Andreassi L, Flori L.
Mineral water and spas in Italy.
Clin Dermatol. 1996 Nov-Dec;14(6):627-32

Wolf R.
Mineral water and spas in Israel.
Clin Dermatol. 1996 Nov-Dec;14(6):619-26

Katsambas A, Antoniou C.
Mineral water and spas in Greece.
Clin Dermatol. 1996 Nov-Dec;14(6):615-8.

Titzmann T, Balda BR.
Mineral water and spas in Germany.
Clin Dermatol. 1996 Nov-Dec;14(6):611-3.

Karam P.
Mineral water and spas in France.
Clin Dermatol. 1996 Nov-Dec;14(6):607-10.

Vassileva S.
Mineral water and spas in Bulgaria.
Clin Dermatol. 1996 Nov-Dec;14(6):601-5.

Benedetto AV, Millikan LE.
Mineral water and spas in the United States.
Clin Dermatol. 1996 Nov-Dec;14(6):583-600.

Fabiani D, Partsch G, Casale R, Cerinic MM.
Rheumatologic aspects of mineral water.
Clin Dermatol. 1996 Nov-Dec;14(6):571-5.

Bernstein JE.
Dermatologic aspects of mineral water.
Clin Dermatol. 1996 Nov-Dec;14(6):567-9.

Ghersetich I, Lotti TM.
Immunologic aspects: immunology of mineral water spas.
Clin Dermatol. 1996 Nov-Dec;14(6):563-6.

Routh HB, Bhowmik KR, Parish LC, Witkowski JA.
Balneology, mineral water, and spas in historical perspective.
Clin Dermatol. 1996 Nov-Dec;14(6):551-4.

Couzy F, Kastenmayer P, Vigo M, Clough J, Munoz-Box R, Barclay DV.
Calcium bioavailability from a calcium- and sulfate-rich mineral water, compared with milk, in young adult women.
Am J Clin Nutr. 1995 Dec;62(6):1239-44.

Heaney RP, Dowell MS.
Absorbability of the calcium in a high-calcium mineral water.
Osteoporos Int. 1994 Nov;4(6):323-4.

Forster MM.
Mineral springs and miracles.
Can Fam Physician. 1994 Apr;40:729-37.

Halpern GM, Van de Water J, Delabroise AM, Keen CL, Gershwin ME.
Comparative uptake of calcium from milk and a calcium-rich mineral water in lactose intolerant adults: implications for treatment of osteoporosis.
Am J Prev Med. 1991 Nov-Dec;7(6):379-83.

Grassi M, Fraioli A, Messina B, Mammucari S, Mennuni G.
Mineral waters in treatment of metabolic changes from fatigue in sportsmen.
J Sports Med Phys Fitness. 1990 Dec;30(4):441-9.

Meunier PJ, Femenias M, Duboeuf F, Chapuy MC, Delmas PD.
Increased vertebral bone density in heavy drinkers of mineral water rich in fluoride.
Lancet. 1989 Jan 21;1(8630):152.

Ackermann D, Baumann JM, Futterlieb A, Zingg EJ.
Influence of calcium content in mineral water on chemistry and crystallization conditions in urine of calcium stone formers.
Eur Urol. 1988;14(4):305-8.

Agostini G, Martini P, Mian M.
The use of waters with a low saline content (oligomineral waters) in the feeding of babies.
Int J Clin Pharmacol Res. 1988;8 Suppl 1:21-9.

Minchev M, Stanchev I, Dinkov I, Badev I, Mutafchiev I.
The effect of treatment with Hisar mineral water from the Momina-Salza spa on gastric secretion and acidity in duodenal ulcer patients - a study with pentagastrin (preliminary report). Folia Med (Plovdiv). 1980;22(4):40-3.

Nikiforov N, Tzvetkov K, Milenkov H.
Effect of spa waters from the Hisar health resort springs "Momina banja" and "Momina salza" on experimentally induced gastric ulcer.
Folia Med (Plovdiv). 1978;20(1):13-21H





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