Boston—From the pharmacy shelf to the
kitchen shelf, vitamin E has become a common presence—not surprising
for a substance touted as something that can help prevent and treat maladies
ranging from cardiovascular disease to cancer. A good deal of laboratory data
and results from epidemiological and retrospective studies support the notion
that vitamin E can help ward off myocardial infarctions and keep cancer at
Friedrich M. To "E" or Not to "E," Vitamin E's Role in Health and Disease Is the Question. JAMA. 2004;292(6):671–673. doi:10.1001/jama.292.6.671
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