Vitamin E And Respiratory Tract Infections In Elderly Nursing Home Residents: A Randomized Controlled Trial
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Supplementation of 200 IU Vitamin E over the course of a year in elderly persons failed to have any protective effect on lower respiratory tract infections, but a mild protective effect against upper respiratory tract infections was noted (mostly the common cold). Total sick days was not affected and symptomology during sickness was not measured.