Nutrient intake and cataract extraction in women: a prospective study.

@article{Hankinson1992NutrientIA,
  title={Nutrient intake and cataract extraction in women: a prospective study.},
  author={Susan E. Hankinson and Meir Jonathan Stampfer and Johanna M. Seddon and Graham A. Colditz and Bernard A Rosner and Frank E. Speizer and Walter C Willett},
  journal={BMJ},
  year={1992},
  volume={305 6849},
  pages={335-9}
}
OBJECTIVE To examine prospectively the association between dietary intake of vitamins C and E, carotene, and riboflavin and cataract extraction in women. DESIGN Prospective cohort study beginning in 1980 with eight years of follow up. SETTING 11 states of the United States. PARTICIPANTS Female registered nurses who were 45 to 67 years of age. 50,828 women were included in 1980 and others were added as they became 45 years of age. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURE Incidence of extraction of senile… CONTINUE READING

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