Tag: supplements

Common Vitamins May Interfere With Lab Test Results

Common Vitamins May Interfere With Lab Test Results

Biotin (vitamin B7) in multivitamins, prenatals, and supplements for hair, skin, and nails can interfere with lab test results for heart attacks, hormone levels, and other serious health conditions.

/ November 6, 2019
Kratom Linked to Salmonella Outbreak in 20 States

Kratom Linked to Salmonella Outbreak in 20 States

The FDA is warning against using kratom after a Salmonella outbreak sickened at least 28 people in 20 states, including 11 people who were hospitalized.

/ February 22, 2018
Dietary Supplements

“Male Enhancement” Supplements Tainted with Viagra-Like Drug: FDA Warning

It took more than a month, but the distributor of the male sexual enhancement pills Man of Steel and Man of Steel 2 finally recalled the products after it was found they were contaminated with an illegal pharmaceutical.

/ August 1, 2017
Muscle Building Supplements

FDA Issues Warning on Health Risks of Bodybuilding Supplements

As Americans, we are obsessed with the idea of a magic pill or potion that can transform our bodies into beach-ready shape over night. However, experts have found that many of these products contain illegal substances which can increase the...

/ June 21, 2017

Calcium Supplements For Bones May Hurt Your Heart

Calcium supplements may raise the risk of heart damage and plaque buildup in arteries, but a diet high in calcium-rich foods helps protect the heart, according to a new study.

/ October 18, 2016