Long-term supplementation with alpha-tocopherol and beta-carotene and age-related cataract.

@article{Teikari1997LongtermSW,
  title={Long-term supplementation with alpha-tocopherol and beta-carotene and age-related cataract.},
  author={J M Teikari and Jarmo R Virtamo and Matti Rautalahti and Juni Palmgren and K K Liesto and Olli Heinonen},
  journal={Acta ophthalmologica Scandinavica},
  year={1997},
  volume={75 6},
  pages={634-40}
}
PURPOSE To study if long-term supplementation with alpha-tocopherol or beta-carotene is associated with cataract prevalence and severity. METHODS An end-of-trial random sample of 1828 participants from the randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled clinical trial the alpha-tocopherol, beta-carotene cancer prevention study. The alpha-tocopherol, beta-carotene cancer prevention study was originally designed to examine whether supplementation with alpha-tocopherol or beta-carotene would reduce… CONTINUE READING

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