The myths we live by

Posted: February 10, 2014 at 2:13 a.m.

WASHINGTON—Swedish researchers report that antioxidants make cancers worse in mice. It’s already known that the antioxidant beta-carotene exacerbates lung cancers in humans. Not exactly what you’d expect given the extravagant—and incessant claims you hear made about the miraculous effects of antioxidants.

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Editorial, Pages 10 on 02/10/2014