If it were only that easy: take a pill and avoid a concussion. Problem is, no scientific evidence supports the claim that any dietary supplement is effective in the treatment or prevention of concussion.
There is so much information swirling around about statins that it's no surprise that patients don't know what to believe. Find the facts about this commonly prescribed but often misunderstood drug.
A new study says that taking vitamin D supplements for protection against osteoporosis isn’t necessary for most healthy adults. But here’s why many should still take them.
Getting nutrients in a supplement rather than food is not always the best way to improve your health. Here are five vitamins and minerals you may be overdoing if you pop them as pills.
Vitamin deficiencies are less of a concern today, but insufficiency can still put you at risk. If you’re missing the following five vitamins, learn how to add them to your diet.
Learn how to sort through supplement options to get the right dose of this crucial mineral.
About 40 percent of Americans take daily vitamins, but do they help prevent illness? One expert says that studies show that multivitamins won’t protect most people against common diseases.
Cleveland Clinic nephrologist Robert Heyka, MD, discusses common OTC medicines, antibiotics, and herbal supplements that can cause kidney damage, and he gives advice about screenings and risk factors.
Taking omega-3 fatty acid supplements is good for your heart, but might be more useful as a preventive measure. If you already have cardiovascular risk, omega-3 supplements may have no benefit.