Potassium iodide pills can help combat the threat of thyroid cancer
caused by radioactive iodine, but their availability in the US -
where the fear of terrorist attacks is still very real - is not
good, claims ConsumerLab.com.
Vitamin E could play a key part in fighting Alzheimer's disease,
according to a recent study of the effects of various antioxidants.
However, the research also showed that vitamin E supplements had no
significant effect on the...
Simply taking a multivitamin and other key supplements on a daily
basis can help promote good health and stave off a wide range of
diseases, according to a new report released by the Council for
Responsible Nutrition (CRN).
A team of researchers from the US has discovered that levels of
vitamin D deficiency in women of childbearing age are higher among
African Americans than among white women of the same age, leading
to a higher risk of the deficiency...
A survey of US adults has revealed that more than 80 per cent of
them know only very little about nutrition, and that 70 per cent
are worried about not getting enough vitamins in their daily diets.
Most said that a better choice of...
Scientists in the US have discovered a happy side-effect of hormone
replacement therapy for post-menopausal women. Oestrogen, when
taken in association with calcium and vitamin D, can help prevent
The UK Food Standards Agency has published the results of a survey
of dioxin and dioxin-like PCBs in 33 branded fish oil supplements
bought from UK retailers, and has withdrawn two batches from sale
after they were found to contain...