Changes in cholesterol and triglyceride concentrations in the Vanguard population of the Carotene and Retinol Efficacy Trial (CARET)

@article{Cartmel2005ChangesIC,
  title={Changes in cholesterol and triglyceride concentrations in the Vanguard population of the Carotene and Retinol Efficacy Trial (CARET)},
  author={Brenda Cartmel and James D Dziura and Mark R Cullen and Sally J Vegso and Gilbert S. Omenn and Gary E. Goodman and Carrie A. Redlich},
  journal={European Journal of Clinical Nutrition},
  year={2005},
  volume={59},
  pages={1173-1180}
}
Background:The Beta-Carotene and Retinol Efficacy Trial (CARET) was terminated 21 months ahead of schedule due to an excess of lung cancers. Deaths from cardiovascular disease also increased (relative risk=1.26 (95% confidence interval (CI) 0.99–1.61)) in the group assigned to a combination of 30 mg beta-carotene and 25 000 IU retinyl palmitate (vitamin A… CONTINUE READING