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No Evidence Fish Oil in Pregnancy Makes for Brainier Kids March 21, 2017

No intellectual benefits seen at age 7, researchers say

Vitamin E, Selenium Supplements Won't Curb Men's Dementia Risk March 20, 2017

Brain expert says it's unlikely that any one nutrient would be a 'silver bullet'

Fish Oil Pills May Help After Heart Attack, Specialists Say March 13, 2017

But review does not find it can help prevent heart problems

Can Supplements Ward Off the 'Baby Blues'? March 13, 2017

Researchers look to nutrients to offset temporary brain-chemical changes in new mothers

How Much Melatonin Is Really in That Supplement? March 02, 2017

Study finds amount can vary widely depending on the brand of sleep aid, with implications for health

Some Health Fads May Not Be All That Healthy February 27, 2017

Vegetable juices, coconut oil have downsides, and gluten-free makes little difference in those without the sensitivity, study finds

Vitamin D Pumps Up Muscles February 17, 2017

People with higher 'active' levels of the vitamin in the bloodstream had more muscle mass, study finds

Know Your Heart's Numbers February 07, 2017

Too few Americans aware of modifiable heart disease risk factors, such as blood pressure and weight

New Guidelines Reaffirm Prenatal Folic Acid to Curb Birth Defects January 10, 2017

Women of childbearing age should take 400 to 800 micrograms daily, task force recommends

'Teen' Finds Minors Can Buy Bodybuilding Supplement at Health Food Stores January 03, 2017

Major medical associations advise against use of creatine by kids

Fish Oil During Pregnancy May Cut Kids' Asthma Risk December 29, 2016

High doses linked to 30 percent drop in children's odds of developing the airway disease, study finds

Could Low Vitamin D Levels at Birth Mean Higher MS Risk? December 01, 2016

Perhaps, but researchers aren't ready to recommend routine supplementation during pregnancy

Omega-3s a Recipe for Healthy Blood Pressure in Young Adults November 14, 2016

Study found higher blood levels of fatty acids were linked with lower blood pressure

Too Much Iron Linked to Gestational Diabetes November 11, 2016

Supplements should only be given to pregnant women with low iron levels, diabetes expert suggests

Review Says Calcium Supplements Won't Harm the Heart October 24, 2016

Other physicians urge caution, however, and say these findings aren't conclusive

Americans Are Changing Their Supplements of Choice October 11, 2016

Vitamin D, fish oil are in, multivitamins less so, study finds

How Older People Can Head Off Dangerous Drug Interactions September 24, 2016

Taking multiple medications and supplements could cause serious problems, FDA warns

Heart Birth Defects Dropped After Folic Acid Was Added to Food August 29, 2016

Canadian study found that structural problems saw biggest declines

Season of Conception May Affect Fetal Brain Growth August 24, 2016

Babies conceived in winter more apt to have learning problems and vitamin D might play a role, study finds

Calcium Supplements Might Raise Older Women's Dementia Risk August 18, 2016

Finding even more pronounced if blood flow to brain has been affected, study suggests

Diet Supplement May Help Prevent Kidney Stones: Study August 08, 2016

Researchers suggest it might offer alternative to current treatment that has side effects

High Doses of Fish Oil Might Help Healing After Heart Attack August 02, 2016

Study found improved heart function, less scarring

Looks-Conscious Teens Trying Risky Supplements June 27, 2016

Unregulated products can harm health, U.S. pediatricians' group warns

Too Much Folic Acid in Pregnancy Tied to Raised Autism Risk in Study May 11, 2016

But researchers stress that women should not throw away their supplements

Stimulant, Banned From Sports, Found in Dietary Supplements in U.S. April 07, 2016

FDA has warned makers of 8 products containing oxilofrine, or methylsynephrine

1 in 6 Seniors Takes Dangerous Combos of Meds, Supplements: Study March 21, 2016

Researchers say patients should tell doctors every treatment they're taking

Be Wary of Imported Supplements: FDA March 09, 2016

Officials say scammers often target groups that don't speak English, have limited access to health care

Vitamin D a No Go for Arthritic Knees, Study Finds March 08, 2016

Supplements didn't slow disease progression or ease pain, even in patients with low levels of the vitamin

Prenatal Vitamin D Supplements May Not Lower Baby's Asthma Risk: Study January 26, 2016

But since the nutrient can help ease other ills, supplementation may not be a bad idea, experts say

Could High-Dose Vitamin D Help Fight Multiple Sclerosis? December 30, 2015

Supplementation appears safe but experts say it's too soon for general recommendation

Melatonin Might Help Sleepless Kids With Eczema, Study Finds November 24, 2015

But treating skin condition is still best approach, expert says

Newborn Probiotic Use Tied to Lower Risk of Type 1 Diabetes November 11, 2015

But association was only found in those with the highest genetic risk of the disease

Omega 3 Supplements Don't Help With Depression: Review November 06, 2015

U.K. scientists find little evidence they ease symptoms

Health Food Stores Urge Supplements to Underage Teens: Study October 23, 2015

Two-thirds of clerks recommend muscle-building aid not OK'd for use before age 18

Men's Health Supplements Don't Benefit Prostate Cancer Patients: Study October 19, 2015

Research suggests these products won't cut risk of disease spread or death

Vitamin D, Calcium May Not Prevent Colon Cancer After All October 14, 2015

Large study finds supplements no better than placebo at warding off recurring polyps

Dietary Supplements Land Thousands in the ER Each Year October 14, 2015

Weight-loss products, energy boosters are common culprits, study finds

Calcium Supplements Tied to Kidney Stone Risk in Study October 13, 2015

But don't stop on your own if doctor recommended them, experts say

Popular Antioxidant Seems to Spread Skin Cancer Cells in Mouse Research October 07, 2015

But link between N-acetylcysteine and melanoma progression needs more study

Added Calcium May Not Help Older Bones: Studies September 30, 2015

Researchers find no evidence that boosting intake will prevent fractures

Exercise, Supplements Like Fish Oil Won't Keep Elderly Sharper: Studies August 25, 2015

Two trials cast doubt on these widely touted strategies

Vitamin D Supplements Little Help for Obese Teens, Study Finds August 14, 2015

Taking them did not help heart or lower diabetes risk, and may be linked to higher cholesterol levels

Bodybuilder Supplement Abuse a Growing Concern August 07, 2015

Study finds more men using them to achieve 'perfect' body, may qualify as new eating disorder

Could a Vitamin Play a Role in Acne Outbreaks? June 24, 2015

Study finds excess B12 tied to common skin condition

Many Hospital Patients Not Asked About Supplements: Study June 24, 2015

This raises risk of harmful drug interactions

Special Diets, Supplements Not Always Helpful for Kids With Autism June 05, 2015

These interventions are often tied to too little, or too much of certain nutrients, study finds

Probiotic Supplements May Contain Traces of Gluten May 15, 2015

Finding could be a problem for people with celiac disease who take these products

Health Food Stores Often Promote Adult-Only Supplements to Teens April 27, 2015

More than 40 percent of stores called by minors suggested buying testosterone booster

Could Fish Oil Interfere With Cancer Care? April 02, 2015

Answer isn't clear, but research suggests supplements, and certain fish, might reduce effect of chemotherapy

Omega-3 Fatty Acids May Stem Further Damage After Heart Attack March 04, 2015

Survivors who took large, daily dose of prescription-only capsules showed less decline in heart function

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