Do vitamin E supplements prevent cancer, or promote it?

Do vitamin E supplements increase or decrease a person’s risk of developing cancer? It turns out that the answer lies in your genes. Genetic variation may increase the cancer risk in some individuals while decreasing the risk for others. In a new study published in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute, researchers found that certain variationsContinue reading “Do vitamin E supplements prevent cancer, or promote it?”

High dose vitamin E may raise risk of cancer

A new large study reveals that high doses of vitamin E can significantly increase the risk of developing prostate cancer in men. According to the study in the Journal of the American Medical Association, the chances of developing prostate cancer rose by 17%, even years after men stopped taking the vitamin. Researchers found more cases of prostateContinue reading “High dose vitamin E may raise risk of cancer”