Pregnant women and children should take vitamin D supplements to
prevent a resurgence of rickets, say researchers in a seminar
published in tomorrow's issue of The Lancet. Experts have
been warning of rising cases of the bone...
US fatty acids manufacturer Martek Biosciences is to distribute its
docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) to European dietary supplement makers
through an agreement with Dutch firm Vegetable Seed Oil Products
The campaign against the new EU food supplements directive is
gathering pace as the Alliance for Natural Health announces it will
also take legal proceedings to see the directive declared invalid
under European law.
US-based Solgar Vitamin and Herb company has announced the
introduction of a new range of supplements for children in the UK
called Kangavites. The minerals in the supplements have been
specially coated in order to disguise the normally...
In utero undernourishment is believed to alter the body's
metabolic programmming, increasing the risk of adult diseases in
offspring. But supplementing the diet with fish oil during
pregnancy can reduce the risk, according to...
Contrary to previous research findings, a new study in the US has
found that selenium supplements not only did not reduce the risk of
recurrence for previous sufferers of nonmelanoma skin cancer but
may even increase the risk of certain...
A new European project will examine the safety and efficacy of iron
supplementation in pregnant women. Treating anaemia in pregnancy
raises concerns about overloading with iron, which can interact
with other nutrients affecting metabolism.
A supplement containing chromium picolinate and biotin
significantly reduced elevated blood sugar levels in people with
type 2 diabetes after only twelve weeks, reported researchers at
the International Diabetes Federation (IDF) Congress...