The effect of supplementation with an enriched drink on indices of immune function in frail elderly.

Ageing induces a change in immune responses. Besides this, impaired nutritional status is considered to have a critical influence on immune function, which may be reversed by nutritional supplementation. We evaluated the effect of an enriched drink on immune function in the elderly. 33 frail elderly subjects (aged > or = 65 years and body mass index < or… CONTINUE READING