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  1. Resveratrol in Red Wine Not Such a Health-Booster?

    By Steven Reinberg HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, May 12, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Resveratrol -- a substance found in red wine, grapes and chocolate -- may not add years to your life, and it doesn't appear to reduce the risk for heart disease or cancer either, according to new research. "When it comes

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  2. Daily Fish Oil Supplement May Not Help Your Heart

    By Dennis Thompson HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, March 17, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- People who take fish oil capsules may not be getting the heart-health benefits they desired, according to a pair of new research reports. Both studies found that the omega-3 fatty acids in fish oil supplements do not pr

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  3. FAQ: Vitamins to Prevent Cancer, Heart Disease?

    Feb. 24, 2014 -- Scratch vitamins and supplements off your list of things to do to help prevent heart disease and cancer, at least for now. A national task force that’s been studying the issue for 2 years says there is not enough evidence to show they help. In most cases, they won’t do any harm, eit

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  4. Vitamin D Supplements: FAQ

    Feb. 3, 2014 -- Vitamin D had been gaining a reputation as a ''wonder supplement." Studies have suggested it can help bone and heart health, ease mild depression, and lower the risk of cancer. Others have suggested it might help people with fibromyalgia, multiple sclerosis, and other chronic disease

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  5. Vitamin D Supplements Don't Help Your Health: Review

    By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, Jan. 24, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- There's little evidence that vitamin D supplements offer substantial health benefits, and several ongoing studies are unlikely to change that, according to a large new review. Vitamin D supplements are taken by nearly half

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  6. Experts: Don't Waste Your Money on Multivitamins

    By Brenda Goodman HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, Dec. 16, 2013 (HealthDay News) -- With three new studies finding that a daily multivitamin won't help boost the average American's health, the experts behind the research are urging people to abandon use of the supplements. The studies found that popping

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  7. Vitamin D Supplements Won't Help Prevent Disease: Review

    By Serena Gordon HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, Dec. 5, 2013 (HealthDay News) -- Low levels of vitamin D have been implicated as a potential cause of diseases ranging from cancer to diabetes. Now an extensive review suggests it's really the other way around: Low levels of the "sunshine vitamin" are mo

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  8. OxyElite Pro Dietary Supplements Recalled

    Nov. 12, 2013 -- USPlabs LLC is recalling certain OxyElite Pro dietary supplements linked to liver illnesses in Hawaii and a number of other states, according to the FDA. One person has died, another received a liver transplant, and others are awaiting liver transplants in connection with the supple

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  9. No Good Data For or Against Taking Vitamins: Experts

    By Mary Elizabeth Dallas HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, Nov. 11 (HealthDay News) -- Even though millions of Americans pop a vitamin, mineral or multivitamin supplement every day, an influential government-appointed panel of experts says the jury is still out on whether they help boost health or not. In

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  10. Study: Vitamin D Supplements May Not Raise Risk for Kidney Stones

    By Mary Elizabeth Dallas HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, Oct. 17 (HealthDay News) -- If fear of kidney stones is preventing you from using vitamin D supplements, a new study could ease your mind. Taking vitamin D does not increase the risk for kidney stones, the study found. People's age, gender and we

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