Antioxidants May Up Women's Skin Cancer Risk

French scientists have shown that taking antioxidant supplements, which include vitamins C and E and beta carotene, may increase a woman's risk of skin cancer by 68 percent. The risk of melanoma, the most serious form of skin cancer, was four times greater for women taking the antioxidant supplements. A study released in the Journal of Nutrition on Monday examined the relationship between antioxidant use and skin cancer risk. The researchers looked at about 13,000 French adults, ages 35 to...Full Story
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