Hold the laxative

Wright, Andrea; Brink, Susan
January 1994
U.S. News & World Report;1/31/94, Vol. 116 Issue 4, p67
States that elderly people taking laxatives may be flushing away an essential protein, leaving them more vulnerable to disease. Information on study published in the January 1994 `Journal of the American Geriatrics Society' relating to use of laxatives and low levels of serum albumin; Recommendations from the National Institute on Aging.


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