Table 3Main path articles in the vitamin E example

Author Year [Reference]TitleJournalDesignReferences Made*Citations Received*
Stahelin 198498Cancer, vitamins, and plasma lipids: prospective Basel studyJNCIOBS05
Gey 198799Plasma levels of antioxidant vitamins in relation to ischemic heart disease and cancerAJCNReview124
Rimm 199326Vitamin E consumption and the risk of coronary heart disease in menNEJMOBS3101
Hodis 1995100Serial coronary angiographic evidence that antioxidant vitamin intake reduces progression of coronary artery atherosclerosisJAMAOBS321
Stephens 199656Randomized controlled trial of vitamin E in patients with coronary disease: Cambridge Heart Antioxidant Study (CHAOS)LancetRCT470
Ogunyankin 1996101Vitamin E and coronary heart diseaseLancetLetter11
Rapola 19979Randomised trial of alpha-tocopherol and beta carotene supplements on incidence of major coronary events in men with previous myocardial infarctionLancetRCT722
Leppala 2000102Controlled trial of alpha-tocopherol and beta carotene supplements on stroke incidence and mortality in male smokersArterio-scler Thromb Vasc BiolRCT68
Boaz 200057Secondary prevention with antioxidants of cardiovascular disease in endstage renal disease (SPACE): randomised placebo-controlled trialLancetRCT415
Muntwyler 2002103Vitamin supplement use in a low-risk population of US male physicians and subsequent cardiovascular mortalityArch Intern MedOBS114
Satia-About 2003104Dietary supplement use and medical conditions: the VITAL studyAm J Prev MedOBS51
Miller 2005105Meta-analysis: high-dosage vitamin E supplementation may increase all-cause mortalityAnn Intern MedSR/MA1117
Lee 200561Vitamin E in the primary prevention of cardiovascular disease and cancer: the Women's Health Study: a randomized controlled trialJAMARCT197
Bardia 2008106Efficacy of antioxidant supplementation in reducing primary cancer incidence and mortality: systematic review and meta-analysisMayo Clin ProcSR/MA132
Bjelakovic 2008107Antioxidant supplements for prevention of mortality in healthy participants and patients with various diseasesCochrane Database Syst RevSR/MA922
Sesso 200810Vitamins E and C in the prevention of cardiovascular disease in men: the Physicians' Health Study II randomized controlled trialJAMARCT231
Lin 2009108Vitamins C and E and beta carotene supplementation and cancer risk: a randomized controlled trialJNCIRCT71
Pocobelli 200972Use of supplements of multivitamins, vitamin C, and vitamin E in relation to mortalityAm J EpidemiolOBS150

AJCN = American Journal of Clinical Nutrition; JAMA = Journal of the American Medical Association; JNCI = Journal of the National Cancer Institute; Lab = laboratory study; OBS = observational study; RCT = randomized controlled trial; SR/MA = systematic review/meta-analysis


The counts in the last two columns refer to references made to other articles in the corpus and citations received from other articles in the corpus, respectively

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Comparison of Translational Patterns in Two Nutrient-Disease Associations: Nutritional Research Series, Vol. 5.
Technical Reviews, No. 17.5.
Trikalinos TA, Moorthy D, Chung M, et al.

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