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Researchers devise scoring system for male fertility supplements

By Hank Schultz

Italian researchers have come up with a scoring system for supplements aimed at improving male fertility. Their analysis shows among the many ingredients used in such supplements, folic acid, inositol and NAC seemed the most promising.

Therapeutic relief for BV on the horizon: study

Therapeutic relief for BV on the horizon: study

By Nicola Gordon-Seymour

A combination of antibiotics and therapeutic intervention can restore the natural balance of vaginal microbiome and prevent bacterial vaginosis (BV) linked to an increased risk of sexually transmitted diseases, HIV, and premature birth, according to US...

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Bodybuilding supplement practices can harm kidneys, study says

By Hank Schultz

A new review raises an alarm about some bodybuilding supplementation practices that can damage the kidneys. But an expert with decades of experience in the field said extreme practices followed by some athletes who may have underlying conditions should...

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Evidence suggests cocoa flavanols can prevent CVD mortality

By Nicola Gordon-Seymour

US researchers conducting a Cocoa Supplement and Multivitamin Outcomes Study (COSMOS) observed a 27% reduction in deaths from cardiovascular disease (CVD) in older adults treated with the extract, although there was no improvement in the death rate for...

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