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Summary of Vaccine Augmentation

Scientific Information on Vaccine Augmentation

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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.
Supplement Magnitude of effect
? The direction and size of the supplement's impact on each outcome. Some supplements can have an increasing effect, others have a decreasing effect, and others have no effect.
Consistency of research results
? Scientific research does not always agree. HIGH or VERY HIGH means that most of the scientific research agrees.
Notes
grade-c Minor Moderate See 2 studies
Tenuous evidence for an increase in vaccine efficacy, as while the one study assessing antibody titres failed to find any influence (suggesting no benefit) there does appear to be a reliable increase in the secretion of IgA and IgG in response to the vaccine.
grade-c Minor - See study
Has been noted to increase the antibody response to vaccinations when taken prior
grade-c Minor Very High See 2 studies
There appears to be an increased antibody response to vaccinations in otherwise healthy persons who supplement with a low dose of vitamin E relative to those receiving placebo with their vaccination; this applies to both youth and the elderly.

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