The aim of the present study was to assess the effect of the lunar cycle phases, the lunar apogee and perigee, and the geophysical factors (humidity, temperature, and rainfall) on the childhood mortality. We designed a retrospective study by reviewing the clinical charts of the population of patient deceases during the lunar pre-phase (a day before), phase (day of lunar change of phase), and post-phase (a day after), between the years 1991-1996 in a children's hospital. From the 44,982 discharges from the hos…
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