About 15 years ago, researchers in the US published the results of a study showing that taking selenium supplements lowered the risk of prostate cancer.
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High-grade prostatic intraepithelial neoplasia (HGPIN) is a precursor of invasive prostate cancer (PCa). Some preliminary evidence suggests vitamin E, selenium, and soy protein may prevent progression of HGPIN to PCa.
During the XVIII International AIDS Conference, researchers at Florida International University, in Miami, and other institutions in the US reported beneficial effects of antioxidant supplementation on immune function and reducing mitochondrial damage. (more…)
Dr. Jodi Walker at the VA Medical Center, in Bath, New York has summarized the results of SELECT (The Selenium and Vitamin E Cancer Prevention Trial), which studied selenium (L-selenomethionine) and vitamin E alone or combined to lower the risk of prostate cancer.
Let’s summarize her summary. (more…)
Is there benefit in prostate cancer, benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH), and prostatitis? (more…)
Â The Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) reports 2 studies where vitamin E was not effective in preventing prostate cancer. (more…)