Researchers have found that a high DHA fish oil supplement raised testosterone levels in a cohort of obese men. The result come from a secondary analysis of data from a larger trial done to look for insulin sensitivity effects.
The market for male libido supplements dwarfs that for women – but positioning products as healthy ageing supplements may help shake the sleaze from this niche segment, says one bawdy botanical supplier.
Supplements of ashwagandha (Withania somnifera) root extract may improve muscle strength, size, and recovery, say results of a new randomized, prospective, double-blind, placebo-controlled clinical study.
Androgenic anabolic steroids, vinpocetine and sidenafil were among the illegal substances uncovered in supplements being imported into the EU or already on the European market, according to data from the RASFF (Rapid Alert System for Food and Feed).
Researchers from the Mayo Clinic in Minnesota have reported that
DHEA does not have "physiologically relevant beneficial
effects" on markers for anti-aging - a finding that does not
help the industry's fight to preserve...
For many men, losing their hair is a frustrating but inevitable
part of the aging process. But a pilot study carried out by Dutch
ingredients company Acatris suggests that taking flax lignans could
put an end to their plight, reports...
Chemicals in liquorice, not only eaten in confectionery but also
used as a remedy for gastrointestinal disorders, could have an
effect on testosterone levels, according to a new study presented
at the British Pharmaceutical Conference...
Athletes are using increasing amounts of dietary supplements to
help boost their performance, but many of the products they use are
contaminated by substances that could result in positive tests for
anabolic steroids, according to...