Vitamin E in the primary prevention of rheumatoid arthritis: the Women's Health Study.

OBJECTIVE Vitamin E supplements may reduce the risk of developing rheumatoid arthritis (RA) through antioxidant effects. Although previous observational studies have investigated this question, no randomized trial data are available. METHODS The Women's Health Study is a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial designed to evaluate the benefits… CONTINUE READING