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Vitamin E Does Not Protect Women from Heart Attack: NIH Study

By July 6, 2005

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Vitamin E supplements do not protect healthy women against heart attacks and stroke, according to new results from the Women’s Health Study, a long-term clinical trial of the effect of vitamin E and aspirin on both the prevention of cardiovascular disease and of cancer. The study reveals that there was no effect of vitamin E on total cancer or on the most common cancers in women — breast, lung, and colon cancers. Read the entire NIH press release...

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