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Selenium and Vitamin E Cancer Prevention Trial. A cancer prevention study evaluating the efficacy of antioxidants—e.g., selenium, vitamin E—in preventing prostate cancer
Conclusion Selenium or vitamin E did not prevent prostate cancer in a population of relatively healthy men

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A double-blind, placebo-controlled trial involving 32,400 men with apparently normal prostate glands and normal PSA levels, designed to determine the value of selenium and vitamin E in preventing prostate cancer. The trial was started in 2001 and the final results will not be available until 2013.
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And he understood for the first time the earnestness with which May, who was incapable of tying a ribbon in her hair to charm him, had gone through the solemn rite of selecting and ordering her extensive wardrobe.
He sends--I really beg your pardon--he sends," says Sir Leicester, selecting the letter and unfolding it, "a message to you.
He trusted, however, that an opportunity might ere long occur of selecting one -- though not for himself.
People in Europe desiring to join the excursion--contagious sickness to be avoided--boating at the expense of the ship--physician on board--the circuit of the globe to be made if the passengers unanimously desired it--the company to be rigidly selected by a pitiless "Committee on Applications"--the vessel to be as rigidly selected by as pitiless a "Committee on Selecting Steamer.
In the vast warp of life (a river arising from no spring and flowing endlessly to no sea), with the background to his fancies that there was no meaning and that nothing was important, a man might get a personal satisfaction in selecting the various strands that worked out the pattern.
Accordingly, it is a truth everywhere in evidence that strong people, masculine or feminine, not only do not marry stronger people, but do not show any preference for them in selecting their friends.
They entertained the notion for a time of selecting the two worst machines from the hiring-stock, painting them over with crimson enamel paint, replacing the bells by the loudest sort of motor-horn, and doing a ride about to begin and end the entertainment.