Beta-carotene: helpful or harmful?

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Author: Rachel Nowak
Date: Apr. 22, 1994
From: Science(Vol. 264, Issue 5158)
Publisher: American Association for the Advancement of Science
Document Type: Article
Length: 1,010 words

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Abstract :

A Finnish study showed a greater incidence of lung cancer among heavy smokers who took beta-carotene supplements, shocking cancer researchers worldwide. Most research indicates that beta-carotene prevents cancer, but the new study had a significant sample and good controls.

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Gale Document Number: GALE|A15389961