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Many Supplements Still Contain Dangerous Stimulants: Study

MONDAY, Oct. 22, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- The U.S. Drug and Food Administration has repeatedly warned manufacturers that many dietary supplements contain dangerous, experimental stimulants. But according to a new report, 75 percent of supplements…

Many Supplements Contain Unapproved, Dangerous Ingredients: Study

FRIDAY, Oct. 12, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- U.S. health officials have issued more than 700 warnings during the last decade about the sale of dietary supplements that contain unapproved and potentially dangerous drug ingredients, new research…

Banned Supplement Remains a Concern in Weight-Loss Products

WEDNESDAY, Sept. 12, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Weight-loss and energy supplements sold in the United States may contain potentially harmful and inaccurately labeled levels of the banned stimulant higenamine, a new study finds. Higenamine…

Fish Oil Pills During Pregnancy Might Mean Stronger, Healthier Kids

WEDNESDAY, Sept. 5, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Taking fish oil supplements during pregnancy might translate into healthier growth in children during their first six years of life, a new study suggests. "This study highlights the fact that in…

More Evidence That Supplements Won't Help Your Heart

TUESDAY, July 10, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- There's another study suggesting that the vitamin and mineral supplements bought by millions of Americans do nothing to stave off heart disease. This time, the finding stems from an analysis of…

Supplements Won't Help Prevent Heart Disease: Study

TUESDAY, May 29, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- When it comes to preventing heart disease, vitamin and mineral supplements are probably a waste of money, a new research review concludes. The findings, published May 28 in the Journal of the American…

FDA Cracks Down on Caffeine-Loaded Supplements

FRIDAY, April 13, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced Friday that it has issued tough new restrictions on the sale of dietary supplements that contain dangerously high amounts of caffeine. Supplements…