[Skip to Content]
Access to paid content on this site is currently suspended due to excessive activity being detected from your IP address Please contact the publisher to request reinstatement.
[Skip to Content Landing]
Citations 0
February 18, 1998

Vitamin E Supplementation and Immune Response in Elderly Patients

Author Affiliations

Margaret A.WinkerMD, Senior EditorIndividualAuthorPhil B.FontanarosaMD, Senior EditorIndividualAuthor

JAMA. 1998;279(7):505-506. doi:10-1001/pubs.JAMA-ISSN-0098-7484-279-7-jbk0218

To the Editor.—The article by Dr Meydani and colleagues1seems to be another example of drug house–sponsored deception by omission of adverse facts. The authors underplay their financial support from the study sponsor, Hoffmann-LaRoche, Inc, and fail to mention that this company is a major wholesaler of "antioxidant" synthetic "vitamin" supplements, to the tune of over a billion dollars annually.2

First Page Preview View Large
First page PDF preview
First page PDF preview