Tag Archives: selenium

Some supplements associated with increased risk of death in older women

More than half of American adults take dietary supplements. Now a major new study finds that supplements either do no good or increase the risk of dying from cancer or heart disease.

Posted in Alternative Medicine, General Health, Nutritional Health, Woman's Health | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Some supplements associated with increased risk of death in older women

Vitamin E increases prostate cancer risk

The last few days, I’ve blogged several times about prostate cancer screening. While we’re on the topic, I thought you’d be interested in knowing that a major study in the Journal of the American Medical Association shows that taking vitamin E … Continue reading

Posted in Cancer, Men's Health, Nutritional Health | Tagged , , , , , | Comments Off on Vitamin E increases prostate cancer risk

Are multivitamins helpful or harmful when it comes to preventing chronic diseases?

According to the LA Times, “a spate of high-profile studies published in the last few years shows that a variety of popular supplements — including calcium, selenium, and vitamins A, C and E — don’t do anything to reduce the … Continue reading

Posted in Alternative Medicine, Cancer, Children's Health, General Health, Heart Health, Men's Health, Nutritional Health, Woman's Health | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments