People with Alzheimer's disease who take vitamin E appear to live longer than those who don't take vitamin E.
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Scientists looked at benefits of antioxidant supplements and found that some of them increase mortality rates.
Herbal Science International is recalling twelve dietary supplements that contain ephedra, aristolochic acid or human placenta because they may present a serious health hazard to consumers.
FDA has found hazardous levels of selenium in samples of certain flavors of the dietary supplement products "Total Body Formula" and "Total Body Mega Formula."
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A new survey has found that 63% of African Americans who experience stomach discomfort from eating dairy are likely to reduce or stop drinking milk or consuming dairy-rich products leaving them at risk for low calcium intake.
Nordic Naturals Professional Exclusive Division introduces two new products that contain the highest concentration of single Omega-3 fatty acids.
Trusted Supplement blog aims to provide individuals with information necessary to help them make informed choices when it comes to taking or recommending supplements.
Scientists have received approval for a first-of-its kind study on the effect high dose vitamin C has on non-Hodgkin lymphoma patients.
Consumer demand for dietary supplements containing large amounts of plant-based antioxidants has outpaced scientific knowledge on the actual health benefits, best dosages, and risks of those phytochemicals.
According to a new study anti-doping laboratory, approximately one quarter of supplements could be contaminated.
There are some nutritional supplements that have been shown to both enhance the immune system and reduce fatigue.
FDA has accepted for filing and granted a supplemental NDA of the atypical antipsychotic ABILIFY for the treatment of pediatric patients diagnosed with Bipolar I Disorder.
More than three quarters of U.S. physicians (79 percent) and nurses (82 percent) recommend dietary supplements to their patients.
Nutritional supplements containing omega-3 fatty acids have begun to be used to treat a number of psychiatric conditions, and evidence from previous clinical studies suggest they may be effective antidepressants for some people.
Health Canada has published a new multi-vitamin/mineral monograph for natural health products.
Most experts agree that supplements add little, if anything, to a well-balanced diet. Exercise, however, is proven to achieve the benefits claimed for vitamins, even for people who eat properly, reports the November 2007 issue of Harvard Men's Health Watch.
In a prospective study, serum vitamin D levels were unrelated to cancer mortality, but colon cancer levels were lower among those with higher serum vitamin D levels.
Seven Seas unveiled the new look of its Cod Liver Oil PLUS supplements range.