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Harri Hemilä

MD, PhD, Adjunct professor

  • PL 20 (Tukholmankatu 8 B), Biomedicum 2 612

    00014 Helsingin yliopisto

    Finland

1981 …2019
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Publications 1981 2019

2019

Errors in a meta-analysis on vitamin C and post-operative atrial fibrillation

Hemila, H., Apr 2019, In : International Journal of Surgery. 64, p. 66-66 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetterScientific

Meta-analysis on vitamin C and the common cold in children may be misleading

Hemilä, H. & Chalker, E., 3 Aug 2019, In : European Journal of Clinical Pharmacology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Random-Effects Assumption in Meta-analyses

Hemilä, H., 2 Jul 2019, In : JAMA : The Journal of the American Medical Association. 322, 1, p. 81-81 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetterScientific

Vitamin C Can Shorten the Length of Stay in the ICU: A Meta-Analysis

Hemilä, H. & Chalker, E., Apr 2019, In : Nutrients. 11, 4, 30 p., 708.

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2018

Comparison of different vitamin E forms is confounded by heterogeneity in vitamin E effects

Hemilä, H., 13 Jul 2018, In : Nutrition Reviews. 76, 9, p. 722-723 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetterScientific

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C-vitamiini voi estää eteisvärinää

Hemilä, H. O., Jan 2018, In : Best Practice Diabetes ja sydänsairaudet.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleProfessional

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Sinkki-imeskelytabletteja voi suositella flunssan hoitoon: [keskustelua]

Hemilä, H., 7 Mar 2018, In : Duodecim. 134, 5, p. 522-522 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetterProfessional

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Uskomushoito-termi hämmentää: [keskustelua]

Hemilä, H. O., 2 Mar 2018, In : Suomen lääkärilehti. 73, 9, p. 558 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetterProfessional

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Vitamin C may shorten ICU stay: [eLetter]

Hemilä, H., 27 Mar 2018, In : Emergency Medicine Journal. 35, 4, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debateScientific

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Zinc lozenges and vitamin C for high-performance athletes: [eLetter]

Hemilä, H., 2 May 2018, In : British Journal of Sports Medicine.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debateScientific

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2017

Alternative Medicine is a Useful Concept: [eLetter]

Hemilä, H., 6 Nov 2017, In : Medical Humanities.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debateScientific

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C- ja E-vitamiinien terveysvaikutukset: [Keskustelua]

Hemilä, H., 2017, In : Duodecim. 133, 4, p. 382 1 p.

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Erroneus calculation of sample size in a vitamin C and atrial fibrillation trial

Hemilä, H., 2017, In : Journal of Cardiology. 69, 5-6, p. 896-896 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientific

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Misinformation about common cold treatments: [eLetter]

Hemilä, H. O., 12 Feb 2017, In : BMJ : British Medical Journal.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debateScientific

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Näyttöön perustuva lääketiede ja lääkärin harkinnan vapaus

Hemilä, H., May 2017, Lääkäriprofessio: Professionaalisuus lääkärin työssä. Pasternack, A., Puustinen, R. & Hallamaa, J. (eds.). 1. p. ed. Helsinki: Duodecim, p. 56-66 11 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterScientific

Peter Gøtzsche ja EBM:n kapea tulkinta: [Keskustelua]

Hemilä, H. & Puustinen, R., 24 Mar 2017, In : Suomen lääkärilehti. 72, 12, p. 770 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleProfessional

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Publication bias in meta-analysis of ascorbic acid for postoperative atrial fibrillation

Hemilä, H., 15 Mar 2017, In : American Journal of Health-System Pharmacy. 74, 6, p. 372-373 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientific

Statistical problems in the vitamin D and respiratory infection meta-analysis: [eLetter]

Hemilä, H., 17 Feb 2017, In : BMJ : British Medical Journal.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debateScientific

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Vitamin C and Infections

Hemilä, H., 2017, In : Nutrients. 9, 4, p. 339 28 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview ArticleScientificpeer-review

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Vitamin C for preventing atrial fibrillation in high risk patients: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Hemila, H. & Suonsyrja, T., 1 Feb 2017, In : BMC Cardiovascular Disorders. 17, 10 p., 49.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview ArticleScientificpeer-review

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Vitamin C in Clinical Therapeutics

Hemilä, H., Oct 2017, In : Clinical Therapeutics. 39, 10, p. 2110-2112 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientific

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Vitamin E May Protect Against Contrast-Induced Acute Kidney Injury

Hemilä, H. O. & Rezaei, Y., 11 Apr 2017, In : Journal of the American College of Cardiology. 69, 14, p. 1878 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientific

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Vitamins E and C May Differ in Their Effect on Contrast-Induced Acute Kidney Injury

Rezaei, Y. & Hemilä, H., 2017, In : American Journal of Kidney Diseases. 69, 5, p. 708-709 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debateScientific

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Zinc Acetate Lozenges May Improve the Recovery Rate of Common Cold Patients: An Individual Patient Data Meta-Analysis

Hemilä, H., Fitzgerald, J. T., Petrus, E. J. & Prasad, A., 3 Apr 2017, In : Open Forum Infectious Diseases. 4, 2, 6 p., ofx059.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

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Zinc for preventing and treating the common cold: protocol

Hemilä, H. O. & Chalker, E., 26 Sep 2017, In : Cochrane database of systematic reviews. CD012808, 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientific

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Zinc lozenges and the common cold: a meta-analysis comparing zinc acetate and zinc gluconate, and the role of zinc dosage

Hemilä, H., 2 May 2017, In : Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine open. 8, 5, 7 p., 2054270417694291.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

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2016

Evidence-based management of EIB with vitamin C: [eLetter]

Hemilä, H., 29 Feb 2016, In : BMJ : British Medical Journal.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debateScientific

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Ongelmia lääketieteen sanastolautakunnan vastineessa koskien uskomuslääkintä-termiä: (kommentti)

Hemilä, H., 26 Aug 2016, In : Duodecim. 132, 15, p. 1390 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientific

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Thomas Chalmers, vitamin C and the common cold

Hemilä, H., 2016, In : Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine. 109, 2, p. 46 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientific

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Uskomushoito tarkoittaa eri asiaa kuin CAM

Hemilä, H., 2016, In : Suomen lääkärilehti. 71, 39, p. 2404-2404 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleProfessional

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Uskomuslääkintä on harhaanjohtava termi: ”Kieleni rajat ovat maailmani rajat” (Wittgenstein)

Hemilä, H., 2016, In : Duodecim. 132, 15, p. 1389-1390 2 p.

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Vaihtoehtohoito voi joskus perustua näyttöön

Hemilä, H., 2016, In : Suomen lääkärilehti. 71, 18, p. 1298-1299 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleProfessional

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Vitamin C for treating atrial fibrillation: [Withdrawal from publication]

Hemilä, H. & Suonsyrjä, T., 8 Jun 2016, In : Cochrane database of systematic reviews. 6, 4 p., CD011471.

Research output: Contribution to journalOther articlesScientificpeer-review

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Vitamin E administration may decrease the incidence of pneumonia in elderly males

Hemila, H., 2016, In : Clinical Interventions in Aging. 11, p. 1379-1385 7 p.

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Vitamin E and the risk of pneumonia: using the I-2 statistic to quantify heterogeneity within a controlled trial

Hemila, H., Nov 2016, In : British Journal of Nutrition. 116, 9, p. 1530-1536 7 p.

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Zinc acetate lozenges for treating the common cold: an individual patient data meta-analysis

Hemila, H., Petrus, E. J., Fitzgerald, J. T. & Prasad, A., Nov 2016, In : British Journal of Clinical Pharmacology. 82, 5, p. 1393-1398 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

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2015

Common Cold Treatment Using Zinc

Hemila, H., 18 Aug 2015, In : JAMA : The Journal of the American Medical Association. 314, 7, p. 730-730 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetterScientific

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Exercise, Antioxidants, and the Risk for Pneumonia

Hemila, H., Mar 2015, In : Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise. 47, 3, p. 668-668 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientific

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Impure placebo is a useless concept

Louhiala, P., Hemilä, H. & Puustinen, R., Aug 2015, In : Theoretical Medicine and Bioethics. 36, 4, p. 279-289 11 p.

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Sinkin imeskely voi lyhentää virusten aiheuttamaa yskää lähes puolella

Hemilä, H., Dec 2015, In : BestPractice Keuhkosairaudet. 11, p. 16-18 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleProfessional

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Sinkki lyhentää flunssan kestoa

Hemilä, H. O., 31 Dec 2015, Helsingin Sanomat. p. B13 1 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterGeneral public

The effectiveness of high dose zinc acetate lozenges on various common cold symptoms: a meta-analysis

Hemila, H. & Chalker, E., 25 Feb 2015, In : BMC Family Practice. 16, 11 p., 24.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

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Vitamin C for treating atrial fibrillation: [Protocol]

Hemilä, H. O. & Suonsyrjä, T. J., 14 Jan 2015, In : Cochrane database of systematic reviews. 1, 13 p., CD011471.

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Vitamin D Supplementation and Upper Respiratory Tract Infections in Adolescent Swimmers: A Randomized Controlled Trial

Dubnov-Raz, G., Rinat, B., Hemila, H., Choleva, L., Cohen, A. H. & Constantini, N. W., Feb 2015, In : Pediatric Exercise Science. 27, 1, p. 113-119 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Zinc lozenges and vitamin C for the common cold are not examples of placebo effect in action

Hemilä, H., Dec 2015, In : Journal of Clinical Epidemiology. 68, 12, p. 1524-1525 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetterScientific

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2014

Can CAM treatments be evidence-based?

Louhiala, P. & Hemilä, H., 2014, In : Focus on Alternative and Complementary Therapies. 19, 2, p. 84-89 6 p.

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Clinical use of placebo treatments may undermine the trust of patients: a response to Gold and Lichtenberg

Louhiala, P., Hemila, H. & Puustinen, R., Nov 2014, In : Journal of Medical Ethics. 40, 11, p. 787-788 2 p.

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