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Vitamin E boosts prostate cancer risk, study finds

Large daily doses of vitamin E, long touted as a virtual wonder drug that could protect against cancer, heart disease, dementia and other ailments, increase the risk for prostate cancer among middle-aged men, according to a large federal study released Tuesday. The analysis of data from more than 35,000 healthy men concluded that those who took vitamin E every day at the relatively large dose levels commonly sold in drug, grocery and health food stores were 17 percent more likely to develop prostate cancer.


Aspirin May Have Had Role in 1918 Flu Epidemic

Aspirin May Have Had Role in 1918 Flu Epidemic

A study suggests that overdoses of what was then the relatively new “wonder drug” could have been deadly.


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