With more funds for research into palm oil-based vitamin E, doctors from Malaysia, Singapore, the US and Australia will study the effectiveness of the nutrient in preventing degenerative diseases
The government has more than doubled funding to test the benefits of palm oil derived vitamin E on humans.
Starting next year, the Malaysian Palm Oil Board will work together with teams of doctors In Malaysia, Singapore, the US and Australia to ascertain the effectiveness of palm oil vitamin E in preventing degenerative diseases.
Six principal investigators will determine the effects of tocotrienols on stroke, cancer, diabetes and children who suffer from attention deficit hyperactive disorder (ADHD). Among the recipients of the RM20 million funding is Dr Tan May Loong of Penang Medical College.
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