Epidemiology of potential association between L-tryptophan ingestion and eosinophilia-myalgia syndrome.

This article examines the methodology of the epidemiological studies of the association between L-tryptophan and eosinophilia-myalgia syndrome (EMS) and evaluates the validity of the conclusions from these studies. In the initial case-control studies of L-tryptophantryptophan and EMS there were a variety of methodological problems, including different… CONTINUE READING