Vitamin E and beta carotene supplementation in high risk for stroke: a subgroup analysis of the Alpha-Tocopherol, Beta-Carotene Cancer Prevention Study.

@article{Leppl2000VitaminEA,
  title={Vitamin E and beta carotene supplementation in high risk for stroke: a subgroup analysis of the Alpha-Tocopherol, Beta-Carotene Cancer Prevention Study.},
  author={Jaana M. Lepp{\"a}l{\"a} and Jarmo R Virtamo and Rainer Fogelholm and Demetrius Albanes and Philip R. Taylor and Olli Heinonen},
  journal={Archives of neurology},
  year={2000},
  volume={57 10},
  pages={1503-9}
}
CONTEXT High serum or dietary levels of vitamin E and beta carotene appear to be associated with lower risk of stroke, but studies regarding their supplementation have not supported their use in stroke prevention. OBJECTIVE To determine if vitamin E (dl-alpha tocopherol) and beta carotene supplementations could be used in prevention of stroke in men at high risk for hemorrhagic or ischemic events. DESIGN Population-based, randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, 2 x 2 factorial design… CONTINUE READING
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