Latest News on Vitamins and Health

Soaps, makeup and other items contain dangerous ingredients, say consumer advocates.
Tuesday January 31st 2012, 9:00 AM

According to the Environmental Working Group, a nonprofit research and advocacy organization, cosmetics and other personal care products contain numerous ingredients — such as phthalates, parabens, formaldehyde and diethanolamine — that we should be wary of. [News Source]

Macular Degeneration Specialists Introduce New Eye Vitamin Called Focus MaculaPro
Tuesday January 31st 2012, 9:00 AM

 GREENBELT, Md., Jan. 31, 2012 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Summary: Over 400 retina specialists, the doctors who treat macular degeneration, start a new company called Covalent Medical, LLC to manufacture and ... [News Source]

France Moore Lappé’s environmental insights intoxicate the mind.
Tuesday January 31st 2012, 9:00 AM

Climate change is an opportunity. Author Frances Moore Lappé clearly doesn’t mean “opportunity” in the Stephen Harper we-can-drill-the-Arctic way. She means climate change is a challenge that could inspire a shift in our world view. [News Source]

Food deserts an additional hurdle for Type 2 diabetics.
Tuesday January 31st 2012, 9:00 AM

Sufferers of Type 2 diabetes face difficulties finding healthy options in a number of Chicago neighborhoods and suburban pockets, so-called food deserts where supermarkets are a rarity. [News Source]

Snakes blamed for ‘severe declines’ in florida wildlife.
Tuesday January 31st 2012, 9:00 AM

Across southern Florida, rabbits, raccoons, bobcats and foxes have been disappearing at dramatic rates over the past decade, and invasive Burmese pythons are to blame, a US study said Monday. [News Source]

Consumer reports tests fish oil supplements.
Tuesday January 31st 2012, 9:00 AM

More and more people are taking daily fish oil supplements to help reduce the risk of heart attack and strokes. And while sales for the supplements are setting records, many remain concerned about the potential risks associated with eating fish. [News Source]

Soaps, makeup and other items contain deadly ingredients, say consumer advocates.
Tuesday January 31st 2012, 9:00 AM

According to the Environmental Working Group, a nonprofit research and advocacy organization, cosmetics and other personal care products contain numerous ingredients — such as phthalates, parabens, formaldehye and diethanolamine — that we should be wary of. [News Source]

Consumer reports tests fish oil supplements.
Tuesday January 31st 2012, 9:00 AM

More and more people are taking daily fish oil supplements to help reduce the risk of heart attack and strokes. And while sales for the supplements are setting records, many remain concerned about the potential risks associated with eating fish. [News Source]

Soaps, makeup and other items contain deadly ingredients, say consumer advocates.
Tuesday January 31st 2012, 9:00 AM

According to the Environmental Working Group, a nonprofit research and advocacy organization, cosmetics and other personal care products contain numerous ingredients — such as phthalates, parabens, formaldehye and diethanolamine — that we should be wary of. [News Source]

Hair Growth Vitamins, the Key to Healthier Hair
Tuesday January 31st 2012, 3:35 AM

Can Vitamins prevent baldness? Probably not. But Vitamin deficiencies can cause hair loss, and the right nutrients can foster hair growth and healthier hair, reports the newly launched web site HairGrowthVitamins.coNewark, NJ (PRWEB) January 31, 2012 For those who have been suffering from hair growth problems, hair loss or the embarrassing receding hairline, HairGrowthVitamins.co just launched ... [News Source]

Colds, heart disease, even cancer: Why the weather could be to blame
Monday January 30th 2012, 10:57 PM

Low levels of the ‘sunshine vitamin’ have been linked to conditions ranging from diabetes to multiple sclerosis. [News Source]

Vitamins might help students reduce effects of hangovers
Monday January 30th 2012, 9:35 PM

Students tired of suffering through the morning after a night of drinking might find relief in Drinkwel — a recent vitamin supplement created to counteract some negative effects of drinking — but doctors and professionals still say healthy habits are the easiest way to feel best in drinking’s aftermath. [News Source]