News tagged with dietary supplements

South Africa to research mood-lifting plant

(AP) -- For hundreds of years, indigenous South Africans have chewed a plant they say reduces stress, relieves hunger, sedates and elevates moods. Now they have a license to study and market it, and plan to sell it over-the-counter ...

dateOct 01, 2010 in Plants & Animals
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Study says Turmeric may help prevent osteoporosis

Research by Dr. Janet Funk at the University of Arizona College of Medicine supports the potential health benefits of the spice turmeric, showing that it may be an effective resource for preventing bone loss, a significant ...

dateSep 28, 2010 in Biochemistry
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How safe and effective are herbal dietary supplements?

Millions of people are taking herbs and other plant-based dietary supplements to improve their health, but they have precious little information on the actual effectiveness or potential ill effects of these products. That's ...

dateJul 21, 2010 in Health
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