No influence of beta-carotene on haemostatic balance in healthy male smokers.

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A high intake of beta-carotene has been associated with a decreased risk for cardiovascular disease. To evaluate whether beta-carotene may exert a protective effect through an impact on haemostasis a randomized, placebo-controlled trial was conducted in male smokers (n = 149) using 20 mg/day beta-carotene for 14 weeks. For comparisons, haemostatic… (More)

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@article{Poppel1995NoIO, title={No influence of beta-carotene on haemostatic balance in healthy male smokers.}, author={Geert van Poppel and Jacco M. Hospers and Willem F. Nieuwenhuizen and Ria H Laterveer}, journal={Blood coagulation & fibrinolysis : an international journal in haemostasis and thrombosis}, year={1995}, volume={6 1}, pages={55-9} }