TITLE

Antioxidant vitamins did not reduce death, vascular events, or cancer in high-risk patients

PUB. DATE
January 2003
SOURCE
ACP Journal Club;Jan/Feb2003, Vol. 138 Issue 1, p3
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Presents a study which investigated the role of antioxidant vitamins in reducing death, vascular events or cancer in high-risk patients. Description of the clinical characteristics of patients; Patient intervention; Outcome measures.
ACCESSION #
9083213

 

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