SOURCE: Medical News Today
DATE: February 21, 2012
EXCERPT: "Women with a previous history of cardiovascular pathologies seem to have a higher cancer risk after five years of Vitamin B and omega-3 supplementation. ... The researchers conclude that "Neither B vitamin supplementation nor omega-3 PUFA supplementation has a significant effect on the occurrence of cancer in men. However, women receiving omega-3 fatty acids tended to present a higher risk of cancer compared with the placebo group (adjusted HR =3.02; CI of 95 % = [1.33; 6.89]). Although the underlying mechanisms are not clear, a potential mediating effect on the metabolism of oestrogens is suggested," they add." more
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Andreeva VA, Touvier M, Kesse-Guyot E, Julia C, Galan P, Hercberg S. B Vitamin and/or ω-3 Fatty Acid Supplementation and Cancer: Ancillary Findings From the Supplementation With Folate, Vitamins B6 and B12, and/or Omega-3 Fatty Acids (SU.FOL.OM3) Randomized Trial. Arch Intern Med. 2012 Feb 13.
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