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    1. 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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    2. 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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    3. 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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    4. 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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    5. 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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    6. 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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    7. 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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    8. Study Questions Fish Oil Brain Claims

      By Serena Gordon HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, Sept. 25 (HealthDay News) -- If you eat a lot of fish or take fish oil supplements hoping to boost your brain health, a new study has disappointing findings for you. The study, published online Sept. 25 in the journal Neurology, found no difference in m

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    9. Vitamin D Alone Doesn't Boost Bone Health: Study

      By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, Sept. 24 (HealthDay News) -- Calcium supplements improve bone health in postmenopausal women, but vitamin D supplements provide no benefit in women with normal vitamin D levels, a new study finds. "These findings suggest that vitamin D supplements over th

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    10. Vitamin B Supplements May Guard Against Stroke

      By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, Sept. 18 (HealthDay News) -- Taking vitamin B supplements may help reduce your risk of stroke, a new review shows. Previous research has yielded conflicting findings about whether taking vitamin B supplements affects the risk of stroke and heart attack.

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