Multivitamin

A multivitamin is a preparation intended to supplement a human diet with vitamins, dietary minerals and other nutritional elements. Such preparations are available in the form of tablets, capsules, pastilles, powders, liquids and injectable formulations.


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- Multivitamins reduce risk of cancer in men - 6.7
- Multivitamins offer no benefit in postmenopausal women - 4.2
- Are dietary supplements working against you? - 3.1
- Vitamin B and Folic acid do not appear to affect cancer risk - 2.7

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Multivitamins reduce risk of cancer in men
A daily multivitamin can help a man reduce his risk of cancer. The Physicians' Health Study II is the first clinical trial to test the affects of multivitamins on a major disease such as cancer.

Dietary supplements not beneficial in older women
Consuming dietary supplements, including multivitamins, folic acid, iron and copper, among others, appears to be associated with an increased risk of death in older women, revealed by researchers.

Are dietary supplements working against you?
Well, according to a study published in an upcoming issue of Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science, there seems to be an interesting asymmetrical relationship between the frequency of dietary supplement use and the health status of individuals.

Multivitamins in pregnancy avoid underweight babies
Prenatal multivitamin supplements are associated with a significantly reduced risk of babies with a low birth weight (underweight babies) compared with prenatal iron-folic acid supplementation, found a new study in the Canadian Medical Association Journal (CMAJ).

Multivitamins offer no benefit in postmenopausal women
The largest study ever conducted on postmenopausal women shows that multivitamins may offer no benefit in reducing the risk of common cancers, cardiovascular disease or overall mortality.

Vitamin use high in US kids
A large number of U.S. children and teens age 2 to 17 appear to use vitamin and mineral supplements, although most may not need them, according to a report in the February issue of Archives of Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine, one of the JAMA/Archives journals.

Vitamin B and Folic acid do not appear to affect cancer risk
A daily supplementation combination that included folic acid and vitamin B6 and B12 had no significant effect on the overall risk of cancer, including breast cancer, among women at high risk of cardiovascular disease, according to a study in the November 5 issue of JAMA.

Vitamin supplements may increase lung cancer risk
Vitamin supplements do not protect against lung cancer, according to a study of more than 77,000 vitamin users. In fact, some supplements may even increase the risk of developing it. The findings were published in the American Thoracic Society's American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine.

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