Anti aging supplements may be best taken early

Anti-aging supplements may be best taken not too late in life – Anti-aging supplements made up of mixtures might be better than single compounds at preventing decline in physical function, according to researchers at the University of Florida’s Institute on Aging.

Drinking beetroot juice boosts stamina

Drinking beetroot juice boosts stamina

Beetroot juice boosts stamina, new study shows – Drinking beetroot juice boosts your stamina and could help you exercise for up to 16% longer. A University of Exeter led-study shows for the first time how the nitrate contained in beetroot juice leads to a reduction in oxygen uptake, making exercise less tiring.

Dietary supplements discouraged for prostate cancer patients

Dietary supplements discouraged for prostate cancer patients during radiation therapy treatments – Prostate-specific dietary supplements should not be taken during radiation therapy treatments because they have been shown to increase the radiosensitivity of normal prostate cell lines, leading to normal tissue complications.

Boost brain power with oats

Oats study to boost brain power for older adults — Ingredients found in oats could boost your brain power into old age. – Researchers at UniSA’s Nutritional Physiology Research Centre are investigating whether an oat extract can improve cognitive performance in older adults.

Young You recalls weight loss pills

Young You Corporation Issues a Voluntary Nationwide Recall of Weight Loss Pills Found to Contain an Undeclared Drug Ingredient – Young You Corporation has been informed by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) that four weight loss dietary supplements sold and marketed by the firm contain an undeclared drug ingredient.

Dietary supplement carnosine may help prevent cataract

New evidence that popular dietary supplement may help prevent, treat cataracts – The popular dietary supplement carnosine may help to prevent and treat cataracts, revealed by researchers. Cataract a clouding of the lens of the eye that is a leading cause of vision loss worldwide.

Saffron has remarkable effects on eye vision

Saffron has remarkable effects on the genes which regulate the performance of the eye?s key vision cells. – The herb saffron may hold one of the keys to preventing the loss of sight in old age ? and may even help to improve vision in people suffering certain blinding eye diseases.

Stop Using Hydroxycut Dietary Supplements for weight loss

FDA Warns Consumers to Stop Using Hydroxycut Products Dietary Supplements; Pose Risk of Liver Injury. – The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is warning consumers to immediately stop using Hydroxycut products by Iovate Health Sciences Inc., of Oakville, Ontario and distributed by Iovate Health Sciences USA Inc. of Blasdell, N.Y. Some Hydroxycut products are associated with a number of serious liver injuries. Iovate has agreed to recall Hydroxycut products from the market.

Multivitamins offer no benefit in postmenopausal women

Long-term multivitamin use has no impact on the risk of common cancers, cardiovascular disease or overall mortality in postmenopausal women. – The largest study ever conducted on postmenopausal women shows that multivitamins may offer no benefit in reducing the risk of common cancers, cardiovascular disease or overall mortality.

Older adults at high risk for drug interactions

Older adults at high risk for drug interactions. More attention needed for non-prescription meds. – At least one in 25 older adults, about 2.2 million people in the United States, take multiple drugs in combinations that can produce a harmful drug-drug interaction, and half of these interactions involve a non-prescription medication, researchers from the University of Chicago Medical Center report in the Dec. 24/31, 2008, issue of JAMA.

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