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Dietary Supplements (INACTIVE)

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  • For Valentine's Day, 9 foods you didn't know were aphrodisiacs

    For Valentine's Day, 9 foods you didn't know were aphrodisiacs
    Certain foods are believed to be aphrodisiacs, or foods that can help increase sexual drive and fertility. For instance, some would say a meal of oysters, with a glass of red wine and chocolate souffle, would be great for your libido, if not your...
  • Move over, acai: Latest 'superfruits' aim to make a nutritional mark

     Move over, acai: Latest 'superfruits' aim to make a nutritional mark
    Nailing down the latest superfruit in vogue can be an elusive goal, a quest largely driven by modern marketing and, quite possibly, producers of television's "The Dr. Oz Show." Origins in advertising, not science, complicate the matter: The term...
  • Promising cancer therapy treatment: Vitamin C

    Promising cancer therapy treatment: Vitamin C
    Scientists have identified a simple, inexpensive compound that made cancer drugs more effective in mice and helped human patients weather the toxic side effects of chemotherapy. But even as they touted their experimental results, they acknowledged...
  • Vitamin C as cancer treatment? High doses boost chemotherapy in study

    Vitamin C as cancer treatment? High doses boost chemotherapy in study
    Could pumping roughly 2,000 oranges' worth of vitamin C into a patient’s bloodstream boost the effectiveness of anti-cancer drugs and mitigate the grueling side effects of chemotherapy? In research published Wednesday in the journal Science...
  • Advocacy group calls for clearer seafood consumption guidelines

    Advocacy group calls for clearer seafood consumption guidelines
    The advice to eat more seafood for a healthy heart might be familiar, but when consumers get to the fish counter, there are confusing questions galore: Which types have the most of those good fatty acids? Which are high in mercury? Which are better for...
  • Virginia's ex-Gov. Bob McDonnell, wife charged with corruption

    Virginia's ex-Gov. Bob McDonnell, wife charged with corruption
    WASHINGTON — Federal prosecutors Tuesday charged former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen, with taking $120,000 in undocumented loans and numerous gifts from the owner of a dietary supplements business and helping the company promote...
  • Injuries reported at Omaha plant collapse; some possibly trapped

    Injuries reported at Omaha plant collapse; some possibly trapped
    An Omaha plant that produces animal nutritional supplements partially collapsed after an explosion Monday, injuring several employees and perhaps trapping others. In a tweet, local police said: “#OPD praying for workers and families of all...
  • Green tea disease-fighting compounds may weaken blood pressure drugs

    Green tea disease-fighting compounds may weaken blood pressure drugs
    As far as scientists can tell, green tea has many health benefits. It contains natural antioxidants called flavonoids that appear to reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease, stroke and various types of cancer, including cancers of the breast, lung and...
  • Oregon allows mothers to take placentas home from hospital

    Oregon allows mothers to take placentas home from hospital
    PORTLAND, Ore. — New mothers will now be able to leave Oregon hospitals with two bundles of joy — one in a car seat, the other in a cooler. The first, of course, is the baby. The second, thanks to one of the more curious laws that went...
  • Vitamin E slows Alzheimer's progression

    Vitamin E slows Alzheimer's progression
    Patients with mild to moderate Alzheimer's disease were able to care for themselves longer and needed less help performing everyday chores when they took a daily capsule containing 2,000 IUs of alpha tocopherol, or vitamin E, a study has found. Compared...
  • How do Americans waste $28 billion a year? On vitamins, doctors say

    How do Americans waste $28 billion a year? On vitamins, doctors say
    Looking for ways to save money in 2014? Here's some advice from doctors: Stop buying vitamins. Time after time, studies have shown that vitamin and mineral supplements don’t prevent disease or death. And yet consumers keep buying them, lament...