9 hrs ago
Why Are You Taking Fish Oil Supplements?
The other day, I was chatting with a friend about supplements, and found out something that concerned me a bit.
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16 hrs ago
Herbs, yoga, acupuncture? The most popular complementary treatments where you live
In recent decades, complementary medicine has gained tremendous popularity. Today millions of Americans practice yoga and meditation, take nutritional supplements, get stuck with tiny acupuncture needles and try out special diets -- all in the name of good health.
Mail & Guardian
The science behind dietary supplements
From multivitamins to fish oil, daily pills and powders have become routine for millions around the world.
Wed Apr 16, 2014
Rothamsted granted permission for GM trial
Rothamsted Research submitted an application in late January 2014 to the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs for permission to carry out a GM field trial on the Rothamsted Farm in 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017.
Osteoarthritis in cats may improve with fish oil supplements
Osteoarthritis in cats is becoming a more common diagnosis when they start "slowing down with age."
In old age, lack of emotion and interest may signal your brain is shrinking
Older people who have apathy but not depression may have smaller brain volumes than those without apathy, according to a new study published in the April 16, 2014, online issue of Neurology , the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
Dry Eye Can Now Be Treated With IPL Therapy, Say Chester County Ophthalmologists
A recent study from Ophthalmology found Americans who live in cities with a high level of air pollution, including New York City, Chicago, and Los Angeles, have the greatest risk for dry eye syndrome.
Sun Apr 13, 2014
Nutrition: "Wet" the Appetite: Alleviate Dry Eye with These Dietary Directions
Given that scores of studies support the benefit of anti-inflammatory omega-3s on the ocular surface, this makes sense.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
Health News Digest
Best Fish Oil?
White Plains, New York - April 10, 2014 - Recent laboratory tests of fish oil, krill oil, algal oil, calamari oil, and green-lipped mussel oil supplements by ConsumerLab.com revealed quality problems with four out of 30 supplements selected for review.
Probiotics, enzymes, and fiber are the ingredient categories to watch for M&a: NCN Ceo
After much consolidation in the fish oil sector, probiotics, enzymes, and fiber could be the ingredient categories to watch moving forward for M&A activity, says the CEO of the Nutrition Capital Network.
Wed Apr 09, 2014
The Star Online
Sciene behind dietary supplements: Do we really need to take them?
Doctors say we need them. Advertising encourages us to take them. And with industry estimates of more than 36bil being spent on them worldwide we are clearly buying them.
Yale MD David Katz unveils best diet foods for health and weight loss: His menu
Founding director of Yale University's Prevention Research Center, Dr. David Katz has become known for his studies in weight loss and healthy eating plans.
Tue Apr 08, 2014
Teva Launches Generic Fish Oil Drug
Teva Pharmaceutical Industries said Tuesday it is now selling a generic version of the heart medication Lovaza, which is used to treat high triglyceride levels.
Sun Apr 06, 2014
Letter: More objective look at Omega-3
Nicole Ostrow's March 31 article "Do foods rich in Omega-3s really benefit your heart?" makes it sound like, why waste your time taking fish oil? This appears anyway to be her analysis of the study recently released from the Archives of Internal Medicine.
Fri Apr 04, 2014
The Daily Caller
EPA to study outdoor air pollutants' effects on young blacks with asthma
Already under fire for human testing, the Environmental Protection Agency will next study the effects of outdoor air pollutants on African-American teens.
Responsible supply: IFFO changes fish oil and fishmeal sourcing rules
"the Board felt that the time had come to widen the ambition of the standard to address the whole global marine ingredients industry..." Non-members of the International Fishmeal and Fish Oil Organization are able to apply for 'responsible supply' certification, after the body altered its criteria recently.
Thu Apr 03, 2014
The Alternative Road to Health and Wellness
Many mental health professionals have long conceded that while temperament is inborn, personality can change a bit over time.
Wed Apr 02, 2014
Straight Dope: Canna Energy hemp oil drink scores sales high
Canna Energy says it has sold around 150,000 cans of its hemp oil infused energy drink in its first 100 days and is hot on the heels of Red Bull and Monster in terms of sell-through in many Colorado locations.
Tue Apr 01, 2014
International Business Times
Nutritional Support for Dermatitis and Eczema
Dermatitis and eczema are common skin conditions that cause flaking, redness and irritation, especially on the hands, neck and face.
Mon Mar 31, 2014
Lubbock ophthalmologists tell how eyes are windows to your health
Lubbock ophthalmologists say a variety of disorders and conditions can be detected - and some can be prevented - by examining the eye.