TITLE

Vitamin D + Calcium = Placebo for Cognitive Decline

AUTHOR(S)
BARRY, HENRY C.
PUB. DATE
June 2013
SOURCE
American Family Physician;6/1/2013, Vol. 87 Issue 11, p799
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article provides an answer to a question of whether calcium plus vitamin D prevents cognitive decline in older women.
ACCESSION #
87646683

 

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