β-Carotene -papers

by Harri Hemilš


Department of Public Health
University of Helsinki, Finland
Harri.hemila@helsinki.fi
http://www.mv.helsinki.fi/home/hemila  Home page
Dec 8, 2013



Original articles and systematic reviews in English

Hemilš H
The effect of β-carotene on common cold incidence is modified by age and smoking: evidence against a uniform effect in a nutrient-disease relationship. Nutrition and Dietary Supplements 2010;2:117-124
http://dx.doi.org/10.2147/NDS.S13299
http://www.dovepress.com/article_5490.t2368605

Hemilš H, Kaprio J
Vitamin E supplementation may transiently increase tuberculosis risk in males who smoke heavily and have high dietary vitamin C intake. [Discussion: 2009;101:145-147] Br J Nutr 2008;100:896-902
http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S0007114508923709
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18279551
(Discussion: http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S0007114508994423   http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S0007114508994411 )

Hemilš H, Kaprio J, Albanes D, Virtamo J
Physical activity and pneumonia in male smokers administered vitamin E and β-carotene. Int J Sports Med 2006;27:336-341
http://hdl.handle.net/10138/18749    Links to references are added
http://dx.doi.org/10.1055/s-2005-865670
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16572378

Hemilš H, Virtamo J, Albanes D, Kaprio J
Vitamin E and beta-carotene supplementation and hospital-treated pneumonia incidence in male smokers.
Chest 2004;125:557-565
http://dx.doi.org/10.1378/chest.125.2.557
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/14769738

Hemilš H, Virtamo J, Albanes D, Kaprio J
Physical activity and the common cold in men administered vitamin E and β-carotene. MSSE 2003;35:1815-1820
http://hdl.handle.net/10138/18380  Links to references are added
http://dx.doi.org/10.1249/01.MSS.0000093616.60899.92
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/14600543

Hemilš H, Kaprio J, Albanes D, Heinonen OP, Virtamo J
Vitamin C, vitamin E and beta-carotene in relation to common cold incidence in male smokers. Epidemiology 2002;13:32-37
http://hdl.handle.net/10138/18059  Links to references are added
http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/00001648-200201000-00006
http://www.jstor.org/pss/3703244
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/11805583

Letters and commentaries in English

Hemilš H
Antioxidants are not identical and their effects are not uniform over the population [Feedback].
[Comments on the Cochrane review “Antioxidant supplements for prevention of mortality in healthy participants and patients with various diseases” by Bjelakovic G et al.]
Published version 2009:
http://www.mv.helsinki.fi/home/hemila/H28P.pdf
Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, manuscript:
http://www.mv.helsinki.fi/home/hemila/H28.pdf