Vitamin A May Help Treat Emphysema

March 1999
Joe Weider's Muscle & Fitness;Mar99, Vol. 60 Issue 3, p30
Reveals that Vitamin A reverses the effects of emphysema in laboratory rats. Vitamin A's potential in treating emphysema in human.


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