July 6, 2005

Vitamin E and Cardiovascular HealthDoes Sex Matter?

Author Affiliations

Author Affiliation: Division of Cardiology, University of California, San Francisco.

JAMA. 2005;294(1):107-109. doi:10.1001/jama.294.1.107

The critical importance of preventive medicine for all people has long been recognized, as documented in the writings of Hippocrates and Osler.1 Moreover, in preventive health, it is clear that sex matters, as the 2001 Institute of Medicine report concluded after reviewing the basis for biological differences in health.2

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