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Lack of effect of long-term supplementation with beta carotene on the incidence of malignant neoplasms and cardiovascular disease.

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BACKGROUND: Observational studies suggest that people who consume more fruits and vegetables containing beta carotene have somewhat lower risks of cancer and cardiovascular disease, and earlier basic research suggested plausible mechanisms. Because large randomized trials of long duration were necessary to test this hypothesis directly, we conducted a trial of beta carotene supplementation. METHODS: In a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial of beta carotene (50 mg on alternate d...

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10.1056/nejm199605023341801

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New England journal of medicine More from this journal
Volume:
334
Issue:
18
Pages:
1145-1149
Publication date:
1996-05-01
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1533-4406
ISSN:
0028-4793
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English
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45171
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2012-12-19

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