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sysadmin February 24th, 2003 10:28

Serum Retinol Levels Increase Risk of Fracture in Men
 
This study of 2322 men found that serum retinol was positively associated with an increased risk of a bone fracture. Comment: vitamin A can cause lots of problems in excess. Notably, the researchers found no harm from beta carotene. [ NEJM -- Serum Retinol Levels and the Risk of Fracture Volume 348:287-294 January 23, 2003 Number 4 ]


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