Consumer Reports identifies the “12 Most Dangerous Supplements” along with the “11 Supplements to Consider” in its September 2010 issue which hit newsstands last week.   Using an independent research group, Consumer Reports compiled the report using the Natural Medicines Comprehensive database, reviewing over 1,100 ingredients.   The “dirty dozen” were selected based on whether… Continue Reading

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Taking calcium supplements slightly increased the risk of cardiovascular events in older patients, according to a meta-analysis published in the July 30th online issue of the British Medical Journal.   Researchers at the University of Auckland, New Zealand wanted to determine the relationship between calcium supplementation and cardiovascular risk.  Observational studies have shown blood calcium… Continue Reading