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Dietary Supplements (INACTIVE)

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  • Dietary supplements: The deadly toll of deregulation

    Dietary supplements: The deadly toll of deregulation
    Here's the bad news: A dietary supplement named OxyElite Pro is still apparently making people sick, more than a year after the Hawaii Department of Health was alerted to seven cases of acute hepatitis and liver failure among its users. As of last February, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention had linked 47 hospitalizations, three liver transplants and one death to the diet product. OxyElite Pro has been recalled, but as Cohen observes, nothing will prevent another supplement from bringing about a similar toll.
  • Glucosamine promotes longevity in worms and mice, study says

    Glucosamine promotes longevity in worms and mice, study says
    Researchers in Europe say glucosamine helped to extend the life span of worms and aging mice by mimicking a low-carbohydrate diet. In a paper published Tuesday in Nature Communications, scientists from Germany and Switzerland reported that the popular...

    Antibiotics make dog nauseated

    My dog is on a round of antibiotics for a urinary tract infection, and the medication seems to be upsetting her stomach — she doesn't want to eat much, which is very unusual. I know people can take probiotics for this, but are they safe for dogs?...

    Larry Scott dies at 75; champion bodybuilder

    Larry Scott wasn't exactly a 98-pound weakling — he weighed in at 120 — but his life changed forever after he ran across a stack of bodybuilding magazines in an Idaho city dump. The scrawny 16-year-old started working out in private, doing...

    Treatment for bone disorders focuses on strengthening bones, slowing bone loss

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: What's the difference between osteoporosis and osteopenia? Are they treated differently? ANSWER: Osteoporosis and osteopenia are related conditions connected to bone health. Osteopenia can be a precursor to osteoporosis, but that's...