Latest News on Vitamins and Health

Vitamins no guard against lung cancer (People’s Daily)
Friday February 29th 2008, 11:33 PM

If you thought taking vitamin supplements would reduce the risk of lung cancer, think again, for vitamin E supplements can actually raise the risk. Researchers who studied 77,721 people, aged between 50 and 76, in Washington state ov ... [News Source]

Vitamins and Lung Cancer (KAMC Lubbock)
Friday February 29th 2008, 6:30 PM

Don't be lulled into a false sense of security just because you take vitamins. According to a new study, people who take vitamin supplements are just as likely as those who dont to develop lung cancer. Vitamin E supplements may actually slightly raise the risk. [News Source]

Vitamins may increase risk of cancer (WABC-TV New York)
Friday February 29th 2008, 6:28 PM

A lot of people take vitamins to stay healthy. But new research finds some vitamins may actually increase your risk of cancer. [News Source]

Warning over supplements as survey suggests vitamin E could cause up to 27 per cent increase in lung cancer (Daily Mail)
Friday February 29th 2008, 4:42 PM

Vitamin E supplements may raise the risk of lung cancer, doctors have warned. A study of more than 77,000 people found that taking moderate to high doses of vitamin E led to a 'significant' increase in risk of the cancer that kills on Briton every 15 minutes [News Source]

Vitamin E May Increase Lung Cancer Risk; Other Vitamins Fail to Lower Risk Like Fruit (Senior Journal)
Friday February 29th 2008, 11:27 AM

Feb.29, 2008 - Vitamin supplements do not protect against lung cancer, according to a study of more than 77,000 vitamin users. In fact, some supplements may even increase the risk of developing it. [News Source]

Vitamin E linked to lung cancer (BBC News)
Friday February 29th 2008, 11:24 AM

Taking high doses of vitamin E supplements can increase the risk of lung cancer, research suggests. [News Source]

Vitamin E linked to lung cancer (BBC News)
Friday February 29th 2008, 11:17 AM

Taking high doses of vitamin E supplements can increase the risk of lung cancer, research suggests.

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Downed cow disgrace.
Friday February 29th 2008, 11:00 AM

For those of you who haven’t heard, a shocking investigation by The Humane Society of the United States revealed the mistreatment of “downed” dairy cows — those who are too sick or injured to walk — at a Southern California slaughter plant. [News Source]

Smoking ban elusive despite WHO warning.
Friday February 29th 2008, 11:00 AM

Despite recent moves to extend nonsmoking, for example in Tokyo taxis, Japan does not have any legal ban on smoking in public places. [News Source]

Bloomberg: New York’s ‘black cars’ should go green.
Friday February 29th 2008, 11:00 AM

Starting next year, executive rides must get at least 25 miles per gallon, and 30 mpg by 2010. [News Source]

Investigation: could corn tortillas be causing cancer?
Friday February 29th 2008, 11:00 AM

Your tax dollars will study if corn tortillas are responsible for the high liver cancer death rate among people living near the former Kelly Air Force Base-- even though a known cancer-causing chemical is in the groundwater. [News Source]

Vitamin E Supplements May Raise Lung Cancer Risk (HealthDay via Yahoo! News)
Friday February 29th 2008, 9:02 AM

FRIDAY, Feb. 28 (HealthDay News) -- Vitamin supplements won't protect people against lung cancer and taking vitamin E may even heighten the risk, a new study finds. [News Source]