Poculum Mortis Exhaurire = Vitamins

A review of 67 studies found "no convincing evidence" that antioxidant supplements cut the risk of dying.

Scientists at Copenhagen University said vitamins A and E could interfere with the body's natural defences.

"Even more, beta-carotene, vitamin A, and vitamin E seem to increase mortality," according to the review by the respected Cochrane Collaboration. (Full Story)

I do have a few questions about this study: What were the dosages in the study? They mention the mortality rate but what were the direct causes of death? Also, the study mentions “increased risk” of mortality – what, precisely, does that mean?