The body needs vitamin E to function, making it an essential vitamin. It is fat-soluble, meaning that it requires fat from the diet to be properly absorbed. Vitamin E is mainly stored in the liver before being released into the blood stream for use.
The word “ordinary” never had a place in his vocabulary. He was brilliant, passionate and inspiring. And his death shocked the world. In October 2011, Apple co-founder and CEO Steve Jobs lost his battle with pancreatic cancer. Though it is only the twelfth most common cancer in the world, pancreatic cancer is the deadliest of them all. According to the Hirshberg Foundation for Pancreatic Cancer Research in the United States, 94 per cent of pancreatic cancer patients will die within five years of diagnosis and only 7 per cent will survive more than five years.
Davos Life Science (DavosLife) has announced preliminary results of a phase I clinical trial of its delta-tocotrienol (Naturale3) in patients with resectable pancreatic cancer. Tocotrienols are highly potent members of the Vitamin E family that have been found by researchers to inhibit the growth and survival of various types of cancer cells.