Vitamin E may prevent pneumonia in nonsmoking elderly men

Administration of 50 mg per day of vitamin E decreased the risk of pneumonia in elderly male smokers by 72% after they quit smoking, according to a paper published in Clinical Interventions in Aging.Dr. Harri Hemila, University of Helsinki, Finland, studied whether vitamin E supplementation might influence the risk of community-acquired pneumonia. He analyzed the … Continue reading Vitamin E may prevent pneumonia in nonsmoking elderly men