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 ...

dateJul 10, 2009 in Medical research
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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, ...

dateJul 02, 2009 in Health
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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.

dateMay 01, 2009 in Medications
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