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Vitamin E enhances immune system

BMJ 1997; 314 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.314.7091.1365j (Published 10 May 1997) Cite this as: BMJ 1997;314:1365
  1. Jacqui Wise
  1. BMJ

    A supplement of vitamin E enhances immunity in healthy elderly people, a double blind randomised trial has found.

    The study included 88 people over 65 who were randomly assigned to receive placebo or vitamin E (60 mg, 200 mg, or 800 mg) for 235 days (JAMA 1997;277:1380-6). The researchers, from the Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging at Tufts …

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