Use of vitamin supplements and risk of total cancer and cardiovascular disease among the Japanese general population: A population-based survey
- Routine Vitamin Supplementation to Prevent Cancer and Cardiovascular Disease: Recommendations and Rationale. Berg, Alfred O. // American Family Physician;12/15/2003, Vol. 68 Issue 12, p2422
Summarizes the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recommendations on routine vitamin supplementation to prevent cancer and cardiovascular disease. Clinical considerations; Discussion of the findings of the review.
- Cholesterol, Cholesterol-Lowering Agents/Statins, and Urologic Disease: Part IV -- Is Vitamin E Phosphate or Another Unique Type Of this Vitamin the Last Chance for These Supplements? Moyad, Mark A.; Robinson, Larry E. // Urologic Nursing;Oct2006, Vol. 26 Issue 5, p415
The article offers information on a variety of vitamin E supplements and the clinical trials that have been made to determine the safety issues and their impact on cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk markers. The first vitamin E study was Linxian, a China trial which used dietary supplements to...
- Multivitamins don't prevent. Investor's Business Daily // Investors Business Daily;12/18/2013, pA02
Multivitamins don't prevent chronic diseases, according to a researcher at Johns Hopkins Univ. School of Medicine. A study found that multivitamins had no effect on preventing cardiovascular disease or cancer, disappointing news for the 3rd of U.S. adults who take them to supplement their diets....
- Can Vitamins Prevent Cancer and Heart Disease? Sadovsky, Richard // American Family Physician;2/1/2004, Vol. 69 Issue 3, p631
Discusses the study "Routine Vitamin Supplementation to Prevent Cancer and Cardiovascular Disease: Recommendations and Rationale," by A.O. Berg, published on the July 1, 2003 issue of the "Annals of Internal Medicine."
- Clinical digest. Daily use of multivitamins fails to reduce men's risk of major cardiovascular events. // Nursing Standard;12/12/2012, Vol. 27 Issue 15-17, p17
The article discusses research which was reported in the article "Multivitamins in the Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease in Men: The Physicians' Health Study II Randomized Controlled Trial" by H. Sesso et al. and found that the daily use of multivitamins fails to reduce men's risk of major...
- Heart Disease Supplements Being Threatened. Williams, Rose Marie // Townsend Letter for Doctors & Patients;Aug/Sep2004, Issue 253/254, p145
Reports on the recommendation of nutritional supplements for improving cardiovascular function among patients in the U.S. Action of vitamin C as antioxidant and co-factor for biochemical reactions; Protective role of vitamin E against free radicals and oxidative damage; Importance of B vitamins...
- Cancer Prevention for Men. // Better Nutrition;Feb2005, Vol. 67 Issue 2, p16
This article presents information related to a study conducted to observe the influence of dietary supplements on reducing incidences of cancer. French scientists report that long-term supplementation with a broad spectrum of antioxidants may reduce the incidence of cancer in men, as well as...
- Why Doctors Recommend Supplements. // Better Nutrition;Jan2009, Vol. 71 Issue 1, p8
The article presents information on the findings of a survey of 1,200 health care professionals, according to which 79% of physicians recommend dietary supplements to their patients. The survey also found that 72% of physicians take supplements for their own health. Doctors' top personal choices...
- CRN weighs in on vitamin supplements and heart disease, cancer. // Primary Care Optometry News;Apr2014, Vol. 19 Issue 4, p20
The article reports on the final report of the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force which states that vitamin supplement use is insufficient as the primary prevention of cardiovascular disease and cancer.