Effect of vitamin E and beta carotene on the incidence of angina pectoris. A randomized, double-blind, controlled trial.

@article{Rapola1996EffectOV,
  title={Effect of vitamin E and beta carotene on the incidence of angina pectoris. A randomized, double-blind, controlled trial.},
  author={Juhani Rapola and Jarmo R Virtamo and Jari Haukka and Olli Heinonen and Demetrius Albanes and Philip R. Taylor and Jussi K. Huttunen},
  journal={JAMA},
  year={1996},
  volume={275 9},
  pages={693-8}
}
OBJECTIVE To examine the effect of supplementation with vitamin E (alpha tocopherol), beta carotene, or both on the incidence of angina pectoris in men without known previous coronary heart disease. DESIGN Randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial. SETTING AND PARTICIPANTS Participants in the Alpha Tocopherol, Beta Carotene Cancer Prevention Study (N=29133) were male smokers aged 50 through 69 years who were living in southern and western Finland. Of these men, 22269 were… CONTINUE READING

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