Vitamin E has been associated with increased risk of death in some studies, but it may also delay cognitive decline in Alzheimer's disease.
December 31, 2013 Vitamin E has gotten a bad rap because of studies finding it increases risk of death. But people with early-stage Alzheimer's disease might be able to fend off symptoms for a while, a study finds. That could mean more a little more time to live independently, and less burden on caregivers.
October 11, 2011 The largest study yet to test whether daily vitamin E supplements could reduce the risk of prostate cancer finds they may have the opposite effect, raising the chances of illness by 17 percent.
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