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  1. Added Calcium May Not Help Older Bones: Studies

    By Alan Mozes HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, Sept. 29, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Extra calcium may not protect your aging bones after all. New Zealand researchers who analyzed more than 100 previous investigations say guidelines advising seniors to consume at least 1,000 to 1,200 milligrams of calcium a

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  2. Labels on Yohimbe Products Inaccurate

    Label information on most yohimbe herbal supplement products is inaccurate, a new study finds. The products are marketed for weight loss and as treatments for conditions such as depression, erectile dysfunction, and low libido in women. They are widely available in the United States but banned in Ca

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  3. Pure Powdered Caffeine a Serious Health Risk: FDA

    Sept. 1, 2015 -- Pure powdered caffeine poses a serious health risk and is known to have caused the death of two teens in 2014, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration says. One teaspoon of pure powdered caffeine contains the same amount of caffeine as in about 28 cups of coffee. Use of this product c

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  4. Low Risk of Problems from Too Much Vitamin D

    By Alan Mozes HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, May 6, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The risk for developing vitamin D toxicity is rare, researchers have found. With vitamin D supplementation on the rise, investigators set out to assess the odds of developing dangerously high blood calcium levels. "The evide

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  5. FDA Issues Warning About Dietary Supplement

    April 14, 2015 -- Consumers should stop using a muscle growth product called Tri-Methyl Xtreme dietary supplement because it may cause liver damage, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration says. The product, distributed by Extreme Products Group and sold on the Internet and in some retail stores and g

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  6. Untested Stimulant Still in Dietary Supplements

    Editor's note: The FDA on April 22, 2015, sent warning letters to five companies which manufacture dietary supplements with BMPEA, asking them to stop distributing the products.  April 7, 2015 -- Researchers are warning consumers to avoid dietary supplements labeled as having the active ingredient A

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  7. GNC to Boost Testing of Herbal Supplements

    March 30, 2015 -- Extensive testing procedures for its herbal supplement products are being introduced by GNC, the company announced Monday. The testing of those products by GNC -- the largest specialty retailer of dietary supplements in the United States -- will far exceed the quality controls requ

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  8. Retailers Accused of Selling Fake Supplements

    Feb. 3, 2015 -- Four national retailers -- GNC, Target, Walgreens and Walmart -- are accused of selling fake and potentially harmful herbal supplements and must remove them from their shelves, the New York State attorney general's office has announced. An investigation by state authorities found tha

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  9. Low Vitamin D Levels May Raise Early Death Risk

    By Mary Elizabeth Dallas HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, Nov. 19, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Having low levels of vitamin D because of your genetics may raise the risk of early death, a new study suggests. But the risk is not linked with early death due to heart-related causes, the researchers added. Th

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  10. Recalled Supplements Linger on U.S. Store Shelves

    By Steven Reinberg HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, Oct. 22, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Two-thirds of dietary supplements recalled by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) because they contained banned ingredients remained on store shelves at least six months after they were recalled, a new study f

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