Vitamin E supplement use and the incidence of cardiovascular disease and all-cause mortality in the Framingham Heart Study: Does the underlying health status play a role?

@article{Dietrich2009VitaminES,
  title={Vitamin E supplement use and the incidence of cardiovascular disease and all-cause mortality in the Framingham Heart Study: Does the underlying health status play a role?},
  author={Marion Dietrich and Paul F Jacques and Michael J. Pencina and Katherine L. Lanier and Michelle J. Keyes and Guneet Kaur and Philip A. Wolf and Ralph B. D'Agostino and Ramachandran S. Vasan},
  journal={Atherosclerosis},
  year={2009},
  volume={205 2},
  pages={549-53}
}
BACKGROUND Observational studies generally showed beneficial associations between supplemental vitamin E intake and cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk whereas intervention trials reported adverse effects of vitamin E supplements. We hypothesize that these discordant findings result from differing underlying health status of study participants in… CONTINUE READING