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    Vitamin E Can Treat/cure Severe Fatty Liver Disease (NASH) In Humans

    As many of my readers know, currently there is an epidemic of the condition known as non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD). By some estimates, more than 30% (100mil) of people living in the US have NAFLD and in about 25% of those the condition will progress to the more severe form known as...
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    Vitamin E, Anabolic / Catatoxic Steroids, Egg Yolks Stop Soft Tissue Calcification And (maybe) Even

    A great series of studies performed in the 1960s, with Hans Selye spearheading most of the investigations. It is amazing how much was known about human disease and aging, and how much of that knowledge has been so thoroughly forgotten to the point that doctors nowadays have never even heard of...
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    Vitamin E Restores Cardiac Health After Heart Attack

    A great study that gives vitamin E a much deserved exposure in mainstream media. A few years ago, vitamin E was lambasted by the press for failing to prevent prostate cancer and heart attacks. Yet, upon a more careful look, it quickly becomes evident that those trials were handicapped from the...
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    Vitamin E Reduces Risks Of Cataracts By More Than 50%

    Quite a few people have been asking on the forum and via email about interventions for age-related cataracts. Here are some links below. The type of vitamin E used in all studies was alpha-tocopherol and the dose varied from 12mg/day all the way up to HED of 15mg/kg daily for the rodent model...
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    Vitamin E Lowers Mortality, Transplantation Need In Liver Disease Patients

    Good study on the protective effects of vitamin E on progression of the liver disease known as NASH, which usually leads to cirrhosis and eventually a need for liver transplant. It is nice to see Big Pharma opening up to treatment with vitamins, but it is probably due to the failure of their...
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    Vitamin E Deficiency Increases Risk Of Tuberculosis (TB) Infection

    Most people in modern societies probably do not have much to fear when it comes to TB, as that disease is very rare in the Western world. The reason I am posting this study below is that it demonstrates once again the role of vitamin E in maintaining a healthy immune system. The benefits of...
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    Vitamin E Dramatically Lowers Risk Of Pneumonia

    The strongest effect was seen in older males who had quit smoking but the vitamin E had some effect in virtually all groups. The dose was just 50mg daily, which is about 75 IU. More importantly, they used DL-α-tocopheryl acetate, which has only about 50% of the activity of alpha-tocopherol. So...
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    Pentoxifylline-tocopherol-clodronate Combination: A Novel Treatment For Osteoradionecrosis Of The Te

    Pentoxifylline-tocopherol-clodronate combination: A novel treatment for osteoradionecrosis of the temporal bone. - PubMed - NCBI Abstract BACKGROUND: Osteoradionecrosis (ORN) of the temporal bone is a complication of radiation therapy that is extremely challenging to manage. METHODS: We...
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    Tocopherol Associated With Prostate Cancer In Double Blind

    Selenium and Prostate Cancer Prevention: Insights from the Selenium and Vitamin E Cancer Prevention Trial (SELECT) 400mg daily of racemic alpha-tocopherol. Increased androgens? When you add Selenium there is no increase in risk.
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    Vitamin E (tocopherol) Is A Potent Aromatase Inhibitor

    Hi all, As you know Ray has written extensively on the benefits of Vitamin E though its actions as an estrogen antagonist. I opsted some studies that show that tocopherols act directly like estrogen "receptor" antagonist and this may explain some of their anti-estrogenic properties. However...
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