According to a recent study published in Clinical Toxicology, the authors examined the makeup of 17 brands of OTC supplements in the US, purchased online, that were labeled to include banned and unapproved stimulants, including deterenol, a beta-agonist that has never been approved for use in the US and which the FDA banned from supplements […]
According to research, there are numerous lesser-known supplements made from naturally occurring ingredients that boast health benefits. With only 10% of the plants from the total of natural resources for medicine investigated for therapeutic potential, many are not aware that these natural products offer potential health benefits. Here are five worth considering for their evidence-based […]
Anthony C. Pearson, MD, is a noninvasive cardiologist and professor of medicine at St. Louis University School of Medicine. Dubbed “The Skeptical Cardiologist”, Dr. Pearson finds that evidence is very…ahem…“fishy” when it comes to the therapeutic benefit of omega-3 fatty acids (OMFAs) and fish oil supplements. What do you tell your patients about them?
Although melatonin is sold primarily in the United States as a sleep supplement, there may be evidence that it also boosts memory. In a new study, researchers at Tokyo Medical and Dental University (TMDU) in Japan have shown that melatonin and two of its metabolites help memories stick around in the brain and can shield […]