Reductions In Cancer And Overall Mortality Persist 10 Years After Vitamin And Mineral Supplementation

Thursday, April 2, 2009 - 02:14 in Health & Medicine

Individuals who took a dietary supplement called "factor D", which included selenium, vitamin E, and beta-carotene, continued to have lower gastric cancer and overall mortality 10 years after supplementation ceased compared with individuals who did not take the supplements, according to long-term follow-up data from the randomized, double-blind General Population Nutrition Intervention Trial in Linxian, China.

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