Latest News on Vitamins and Health

Putting Limits On Vitamin E (redOrbit)
Thursday December 31st 2009, 11:14 AM

The potent antioxidant may do more harm than good, TAU research suggestsVitamin-fortified foods and dietary health supplements can ease health worries. [News Source]

Too Much Vitamin E May Do Harm (WJXT Jacksonville)
Thursday December 31st 2009, 9:14 AM

Taking high doses of vitamin E may do more harm than good for your heart, according to researchers at Tel Aviv University. Researcher Dr. Ilya Pinchuk said in a news release that a study found that some people are harmed, but others get benefits. [News Source]

Chesapeake Bay advocates call EPA cleanup plan too weak.
Thursday December 31st 2009, 9:00 AM

A day after the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency detailed its plans to crack down on Chesapeake Bay pollution, a collection of scientists, environmentalists and ex-politicians said Wednesday that its approach isn't tough enough. [News Source]

Chesapeake Bay advocates call EPA cleanup plan too weak.
Thursday December 31st 2009, 9:00 AM

A day after the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency detailed its plans to crack down on Chesapeake Bay pollution, a collection of scientists, environmentalists and ex-politicians said Wednesday that its approach isn't tough enough. [News Source]

Melting glaciers nourishing oceans with ancient carbon.
Thursday December 31st 2009, 9:00 AM

Alaska's marine animals have an unexpected nutrient in their diets: ancient carbon from glacier melt, a new study says. Glaciers that naturally melt each summer along the Gulf of Alaska flush out huge amounts of organic material, made up mostly of dead microbes. [News Source]

Melting glaciers nourishing oceans with ancient carbon.
Thursday December 31st 2009, 9:00 AM

Alaska's marine animals have an unexpected nutrient in their diets: ancient carbon from glacier melt, a new study says. Glaciers that naturally melt each summer along the Gulf of Alaska flush out huge amounts of organic material, made up mostly of dead microbes. [News Source]

The planet versus Monsanto.
Thursday December 31st 2009, 9:00 AM

Monsanto's first round of attackers said its seeds were evil. Now the charge is that Monsanto's seeds are too good. [News Source]

The planet versus Monsanto.
Thursday December 31st 2009, 9:00 AM

Monsanto's first round of attackers said its seeds were evil. Now the charge is that Monsanto's seeds are too good. [News Source]

Researchers caution against vitamin E overuse (MalaysiaNews.net)
Thursday December 31st 2009, 4:06 AM

Washington, Dec 31 (IANS) One of the most comprehensive and accurate studies of clinical data on vitamin E shows that indiscriminate use of the antioxidant does more harm than good. [News Source]

High-dose Vitamin E supplements ‘do more harm than good’ (New Kerala)
Thursday December 31st 2009, 2:20 AM

Washington, Dec 31 : Indiscriminate use of high-dose Vitamin E supplementation does more harm than good, a new study has warned. [News Source]

Research suggests high-dose Vitamin E supplements may do more harm than good (News-Medical-Net)
Thursday December 31st 2009, 12:37 AM

Vitamin-fortified foods and dietary health supplements can ease health worries. But what kinds of vitamins are right for you? And how much of them should you take, and how often? [News Source]

Putting limits on vitamin E (Science Daily)
Wednesday December 30th 2009, 7:32 PM

Scientists have done the most comprehensive and accurate study of clinical data on vitamin E use and heart disease to date, and it warns that indiscriminate use of high-dose vitamin E supplementation does more harm than good. [News Source]