Wednesday, December 31, 2008

Director's Comments: Vitamins, Rheumatoid Arthritis & Heart Disease

Listen to the NLM Director's Comments on vitamins, rheumatoid arthritis, and heart disease. The transcript is also available.

The year's end resulted in two disappointing findings for those who hoped some common vitamins would help men prevent heart disease and women avert rheumatoid arthritis. A recent study suggests women who take vitamin E do not reduce their risk of rheumatoid arthritis, or RA. Another study, released a few days before, found men do not reduce their risk of heart disease by taking vitamins E and C...


[Source: What's New on MedlinePlus]

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