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Nature can be toxic: Many common herbal remedies can dangerously interact with medications

Lucy McBride | 
My patients often consider herbal remedies to be free of side effects, but many “natural” products can lead to toxicity ...
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Studies’ review of 24 supplements: Fish oil a ‘waste of money’ for consumers hoping to gain heart benefits

R. Preston Mason | 
Consumers have been told so many times that dietary fish oil supplements promote heart health that it seems to be ...
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Viewpoint: ‘Natural’ is a feel-good label that can deceive us about the safety of medicine, beauty products and food

Amanda Dillard, Brian Meir, Courtney Lappas | 
People believe that a host of items including foods, medicines, beauty products, cigarettes, lighting, and even causes of injuries are ...
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About all those vitamins and nutritional supplements we’re taking: Most may be ‘a big waste of money’, researchers say

Brittany Roston | 
More than half of Americans take at least one vitamin or nutritional supplement every day, according to the study, amounting ...
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‘Do not waste your money’: Most heart-healthy supplements won’t cut your disease risk, study shows

Ed Cara | 
There are lots of things you can do to keep your heart healthy and hopefully live longer. But a new ...
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Nootropics and the quest to improve our brains through ‘barely regulated’ dietary supplements

Kaitlyn Tiffany | 
It helped too that, as vague as the term “smart” is, “nootropics” is equally broad. It was coined by Romanian ...
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Fatty acids: How do all those omegas affect your health?

Ben Locwin | 
Omega 7 fatty acids are suddenly the rage in health circles. They are found in macadamia nuts, certain meats and ...
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Can we treat aging? Anti-aging supplements make big promises based on little science

Meredith Knight | 
New compounds that slow cellular aging in experiments are emerging in the dietary supplement market. But with no studies in ...
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