News tagged with dietary supplements

Longevity pill on the horizon?

(PhysOrg.com) -- While applauding findings that an Easter Island compound extends the lives of middle-aged mice, University of Washington longevity researchers caution that healthy people shouldn't start taking the drug in ...

Jul 10, 2009
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Effectiveness of vitamin D, fish oil to be studied

Two dietary supplements -- vitamin D and fish oil -- will soon undergo a five-year test of their effectiveness in lowering the rates of several major diseases. Since nearly all African-Americans are deficient in vitamin D, ...

Jul 02, 2009
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FDA: Dieters should stop Hydroxycut use now

(AP) -- Government health officials warned dieters and body builders Friday to immediately stop using Hydroxycut, a widely sold supplement linked to cases of serious liver damage and at least one death.

May 01, 2009
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How much vitamin D do I need?

Vitamin D -- the so-called sunshine vitamin -- is the wonder nutrient of the moment. While the vitamin is best known for helping build strong bones and absorb calcium, a vitamin D deficiency can raise the risk of everything ...

Mar 26, 2009
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