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Industry rebuts scientists’ claims that pregnancy multivits are “waste of money”

A panel of scientists has accused the supplements industry of “heavily marketing” pregnancy multivitamins to mothers-to-be who, they argue, do not in the main need them. Writing in Drug and Therapeutics Bulletin, the scientists say they reviewed a wide body of research and found that specialist pregnancy supplements did not boost the health of mothers […]

July 12, 2016 Continue Reading
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Dangerous stimulant oxilofrine found in US weight loss and sports supplements

Scientists say that the unapproved and potentially dangerous stimulant oxilofrine has been found in a number of widely available US weight loss and sports supplements. Researchers from global public health organization NSF International, Harvard Medical School, the National Center for Natural Products Research (NCNPR) at the University of Mississippi and the National Institute for Public […]

April 7, 2016 Continue Reading
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