Physical Activity and the Risk of Pneumonia in Male Smokers Administered Vitamin E and β-Carotene

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dc.contributor Kansanterveystieteen laitos fi
dc.contributor.author Hemilä Harri fi
dc.contributor.author Kaprio Jaakko fi
dc.contributor.author Albanes Demetrius fi
dc.contributor.author Virtamo Jarmo fi
dc.date.accessioned 2010-11-22T12:00:03Z
dc.date.available 2010-11-22T12:00:03Z
dc.date.issued 2010-11-22
dc.identifier.citation International Journal of Sports Medicine 2006;27:336-341 fi
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10138/18749
dc.description.abstract It has been proposed that moderate exercise may enhance the immune system. We evaluated whether physical activity at work or at leisure is associated with the risk of pneumonia, and whether the antioxidants vitamin E and β-carotene affect pneumonia risk in physically active people. A cohort of 16 804 male smokers aged 50 – 69 years and working at study entry was drawn from the Alpha-Tocopherol, Beta-Carotene Cancer Prevention (ATBC) Study, which examined the effect of vitamin E, 50 mg/day, and β-carotene, 20 mg/day, on lung and other cancers. Physical activity at work, and fi
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dc.title Physical Activity and the Risk of Pneumonia in Male Smokers Administered Vitamin E and β-Carotene fi
dc.identifier.pubmedid 16572378 fi

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