National Institutes of Health State-of-the-Science Conference Statement: Multivitamin/mineral supplements and chronic disease prevention

J. Michael McGinnis, Diane F. Birt, Patsy M. Brannon, Raymond J. Carroll, Robert D. Gibbons, William R. Hazzard, Douglas B. Kamerow, Bernard Levin, James M. Ntambi, Nigel Paneth, Douglas Rogers, Audrey F. Saftlas, William Vaughan, Anthony J. Alberg, Bruce N. Ames, Diane Benford, Benjamin Caballero, Allen Dobson, Peter Greenwald, Robert P. HeaneyHan Yao Huang, Suzanne Murphy, Roy M. Pitkin, Ross L. Prentice, Cheryl L. Rock, Irwin H. Rosenberg, Johanna M. Seddon, A. Elizabeth Sloan, Meir J. Stampfer, Maret Traber, Jason J.Y. Woo, Elizabeth Yetley, Johanna Dwyer, Paul M. Coates, Mayada Akil, David Atkins, Barbara A. Bowman, Elsa A. Bray, Emily Chew, Gerald Combs, Margaret Coopey, Cindy D. Davis, James Everhart, Judith A. Finkelstein, Gilman D. Grave, Laura Kettel Khan, Marguerite A. Klein, Barnett S. Kramer, Molly Kretsch, Catherine Loria, Kelli K. Marciel, Joan A. McGowan, Linda D. Meyers, Lata S. Nerurkar, Malden C. Nesheim, Lester Packer, Susan Rossi, John Paul SanGiovanni, Paul A. Sheehy, Pamela Starke-Reed, Amy F. Subar, Anne Thurn, Paula R. Trumbo, Andrew C. Von Eschenbach, Stephen E. Straus, Paul A. Sieving, Richard J. Hodes, Stephen I. Katz, Duane Alexander, Griffin P. Rodgers, Julie Louise Gerberding, Mike Johanns

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National Institutes of Health (NIH) consensus and state-of-the-science statements are prepared by independent panels of health professionals and public representatives on the basis of 1) the results of a systematic literature review prepared under contract with the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), 2) presentations by investigators working in areas relevant to the conference questions during a 2-day public session, 3) questions and statements from conference attendees during open discussion periods that are part of the public session, and 4) closed deliberations by the panel during the remainder of the second day and the morning of the third. This statement is an independent report of the panel and is not a policy statement of the NIH or the federal government. The statement reflects the panel's assessment of medical knowledge available at the time the statement was written. Thus, it provides a "snapshot in time" of the state of knowledge on the conference topic. When reading the statement, keep in mind that new knowledge is inevitably accumulating through medical research.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)257S-264S
JournalAmerican Journal of Clinical Nutrition
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jan 1 2007
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine (miscellaneous)
  • Nutrition and Dietetics


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