Studies related to Length of Sickness and Vitamin C

The Effect Of Vitamin C On Upper Respiratory Infections In Adolescent Swimmers: A Randomized Trial

Effect None
Trial Design Double blind
Trial Length n/a
Number of Subjects 39
Sex n/a
Notes for this study:
Vitamin C supplementation was unable to influence the risk of developing upper respiratory tract infections, but was able to reduce the time having an UTI by 22% in both gender (nonsignificant) and 47% in males (significant). Reasoning behind this sexual dimorphism is unknown.

Sample was competitive adolescent swimmers of both genders using 1g vitamin C daily

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