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Interferon Alpha

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Summary of Interferon Alpha

Primary Information, Benefits, Effects, and Important Facts

Scientific Information on Interferon Alpha

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Human Effect Matrix

The Human Effect Matrix looks at human studies (it excludes animal and in vitro studies) to tell you what supplements affect interferon alpha
Grade Level of Evidence
Robust research conducted with repeated double-blind clinical trials
Multiple studies where at least two are double-blind and placebo controlled
Single double-blind study or multiple cohort studies
Uncontrolled or observational studies only
Level of Evidence
? The amount of high quality evidence. The more evidence, the more we can trust the results.
Outcome Magnitude of effect
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Consistency of research results
? Scientific research does not always agree. HIGH or VERY HIGH means that most of the scientific research agrees.
Notes
grade-d Notable - See study
The lone study noted that interferon alpha concentrations in serum increased 384% when measured 2-4 hours after 2g of raw garlic clove.