News tagged with dietary supplements

Essential oil pill prevents PMS

A pill containing a mix of essential oils has been shown to significantly reduce the symptoms of premenstrual syndrome (PMS). Researchers writing in BioMed Central's open access journal Reproductive Health tested the tablets ...

dateJan 17, 2011 in Health
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FDA cracks down on illegal supplements

(AP) -- The Food and Drug Administration is cracking down on manufacturers of certain weight loss, body building and sexual enhancement supplements that contain potentially dangerous ingredients.

dateDec 15, 2010 in Medications
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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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