Research News

May 1998 Issue

Vitamin E a Potent Protector of Prostate

A decidedly modest amount of vitamin E might be the newest weapon in fighting prostate cancer, one of the most common cancers in men. Taken long-term, vitamin E may stave off the aggressive end-stage of this typically slow-growing cancer. That's what findings from a recent Finnish study of over 29,000 men in their 50's and 60's suggests. Those who took 50 milligrams of alpha-tocopherol a day for five to eight years were about

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