TITLE

Low blood nutrient linked to disease

PUB. DATE
March 1997
SOURCE
Environmental Nutrition;Mar1997, Vol. 20 Issue 3, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports that insufficient vitamin B12 can speed the progression of HIV infection to AIDS according to scientists at Johns Hopkins University. Importance of nutrition to health; Research involving HIV-positive men.
ACCESSION #
9703170832

 

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