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Author Topic: Data analysis shows vitamin C may reduce duration of colds  (Read 559 times)
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« on: February 13, 2013, 02:39:57 PM »

"Analysis of data from 72 trials found regular use of vitamin C supplements may reduce the duration of colds but does not prevent them for most people. Researchers from the University of Helsinki said the supplements led to about an 8% reduction in the duration of cold symptoms for adults and a 14% reduction for children."
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9/11 troofer extraordinaire

« Reply #1 on: February 13, 2013, 05:38:26 PM »

Hmmm not a fan of metanalysis especially when the parameters used are so broad. Lack of controls means you can't draw affirmative singular conclusions.
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