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Healthy people without a known deficiency shouldn’t take dietary supplements. Neeta Lind

Vitamin supplements: more harm than help?

A study published yesterday in the Archives of Internal Medicine has investigated the link between taking dietary supplements and an increase risk of death in older women. Associate professor Ian Chapman…

Children should get vitamin A supplements

Children in low and middle income countries should be given vitamin A supplements to prevent death and illness, say the authors…

Vision dependent on vitamin A

The treatment of vitamin A deficiency can preserve vision and life. A review of a middle-aged man with impaired vision found…

Vitamin E reduces stroke damage

Regular doses of vitamin E may reduce brain damage in stroke victims, according to researchers at a US university. Researchers…
Cancer patients need to think twice before adding vitamins to their treatment. shannonkringen/flickr

A helping hand? Vitamins may be dangerous for cancer patients

Previously unthinkable questions about vitamin use by cancer patients are being asked following a series of recent clinical studies. Is it time for cancer patients’ love affair with vitamins to end? Might…

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