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A cost-utility analysis of multivitamin and multimineral supplements in men and women aged 65 years and over.

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BACKGROUND and AIMS: As people age there is a progressive dysregulation of the immune system that may lead to an increased risk of infections, which may precipitate hospital admission in people with chronic heart or respiratory diseases. Mineral and vitamin supplementation in older people could therefore influence infections in older people. However, the evidence from the available randomised controlled trials (RCTs) is mixed. The aim of the study was to assess the relative efficiency of mult...

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10.1016/j.clnu.2006.11.002

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Kilonzo, MM More by this author
Stephen, AI More by this author
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Journal:
Clinical nutrition (Edinburgh, Scotland)
Volume:
26
Issue:
3
Pages:
364-370
Publication date:
2007-06-05
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EISSN:
1532-1983
ISSN:
0261-5614
URN:
uuid:c1b45dc4-5afa-4318-ac8f-521176ac65a2
Source identifiers:
449457
Local pid:
pubs:449457

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