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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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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Supplement your stem cells

A nutritional supplement could stimulate the production of stem cells integral for repairing the body. Research published in BioMed Central's open access Journal of Translational Medicine suggests that a commercially-available supple ...

Apr 07, 2010
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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 tablet ...

Jan 17, 2011
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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 ...

Oct 01, 2010
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