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Can You Trust the Labels on Your Supplements? November 02, 2017

Health Tip: Myths Debunked About Dietary Supplements October 06, 2017

According to the American Cancer Society

High, Low Levels of Magnesium Linked to Dementia Risk September 20, 2017

But study didn't prove a cause-and-effect relationship

Could Folic Acid Fight a Cause of Autism? September 08, 2017

Prenatal supplements may help reduce harms of pesticide exposure, study suggests

Supplement May Help Against Vision-Robbing Disease in Seniors August 24, 2017

But no large studies prove the inexpensive pill slows age-related macular degeneration, eye expert says

Could Common Vitamin Supplements Raise Lung Cancer Risk? August 22, 2017

Increased odds only seemed to affect men or male smokers, study suggests

U.S. Kids Overdosing on Dietary Supplements July 25, 2017

Children under age 6 most often affected, study finds

Probiotic Supplements Failed to Prevent Babies' Infections July 03, 2017

Benefits of breast-feeding might have overshadowed any potential protective effects, doctors suggest

Fish Eaters Report Less Rheumatoid Arthritis Pain June 23, 2017

Study suggests most fish may play role in controlling symptoms

Many Americans May Be Taking Too Much Vitamin D June 20, 2017

Study finds more people are exceeding the upper daily limit of what is considered safe

Special Diets, Supplements for Autism Still a Question Mark May 25, 2017

Analysis of 19 trials turned up little proof they actually work; more definitive research needed

Studies Spotlight Diet, Supplements for Knee Pain May 24, 2017

Could fiber or chondroitin ease arthritis?

Iron Pills No Help for Certain Type of Heart Failure May 16, 2017

High-dose supplements failed to improve exercise capacity, study says

Vitamin D Fails the Asthma Test May 09, 2017

These supplements probably won't protect you from eczema or allergies either, researchers say

Red Wine Antioxidant Might Help Diabetics' Arteries May 04, 2017

Resveratrol supplements appeared to aid those with the stiffest blood vessels in small study

Could a Daily Vitamin Curb Smog's Effect on the Heart? April 14, 2017

Small study suggests vitamin B might help, but reducing pollution levels remains the priority

Multivitamins May Not Help Men's Hearts, Even When Diet Is Poor April 07, 2017

Study found no preventive benefit, but more research might still be warranted

High Doses of Vitamin D Fail to Cut Cancer Risk, Study Finds March 28, 2017

Taking triple the daily recommendation didn't lower risk in older women, but larger trials are underway

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

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