Anti-atherosclerotic effects of vitamin E--myth or reality?

  title={Anti-atherosclerotic effects of vitamin E--myth or reality?},
  author={Adelina Munteanu and J-M Zingg and Angelo Azzi},
  journal={Journal of cellular and molecular medicine},
  volume={8 1},
Atherosclerosis and its complications such as coronary heart disease, myocardial infarction and stroke are the leading causes of death in the developed world. High blood pressure, diabetes, smoking and a diet high in cholesterol and lipids clearly increase the likelihood of premature atherosclerosis, albeit other factors, such as the individual genetic makeup, may play an additional role. Several epidemiological studies and intervention trials have been performed with vitamin E, and some of… CONTINUE READING


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