Vitamins and garlic may help reduce gastric cancer

Two decades of follow-up confirm value of supplements as H. pylori treatment

Short-term Helicobacter pylori treatment and long-term vitamin supplements independently reduce gastric cancer incidence and mortality, according to the latest results from a two-decades-long randomised controlled trial.


And garlic supplements may help patients who develop the cancer to live longer, according to new data from 3365 adults (age 35-64) at high risk of gastric cancer, according to the findings published in the BMJ.

After 22 years of follow-up, Peking University researchers running the Shandong Intervention Trial