• USPSTF advises against vitamin E, beta-carotene supplements for CVD, cancer prevention

    10 days ago - By Healio

    The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force announced that supplementation with vitamin E provides no benefit and the harms of beta-carotene supplementation outweigh any benefits for the prevention of CVD and cancer.
    As a result, the USPSTF issued a draft recommendation advising against beta-carotene and vitamin E supplements for the prevention of these diseases .
    In addition, the USPSTF said there is not enough evidence to determine the balance of harms and benefits of supplementation with multivitamins and single or paired nutrients for CVD
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  • USPSTF Still Not Swayed on Vitamins to Prevent Heart Disease, Cancer

    USPSTF Still Not Swayed on Vitamins to Prevent Heart Disease, Cancer

    11 days ago - By MedPageToday

    The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force is again poised to take the position that the evidence is inconclusive for the use of most vitamin and mineral supplements to prevent heart disease and cancer in healthy adults...
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  • Vitamins to Prevent Cancer and CVD: No, Says USPSTF

    Vitamins to Prevent Cancer and CVD: No, Says USPSTF

    11 days ago - By Medscape

    The US Preventive Services Task Force has reaffirmed that there is insufficient evidence for supplements in preventing cancer and cardiovascular disease.
    Medscape Medical News
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