Despite marketing claims, none of six dietary supplements commonly used for lipid lowering significantly reduced LDL cholesterol versus placebo adults with elevated atherosclerotic risk, a new study finds.
Study Reinforces Concerns about Dietary Supplement Use and Breast Cancer Treatment
Breast cancer patients’ use of certain dietary supplements before and during chemotherapy is linked to an increased risk of disease recurrence and death, a recent study involving Cleveland Clinic researchers has found.
Dietary Supplements Compound Health Issues for Older Adults
Dietary supplements can cause side effects and drug interactions just like prescription medications. Older patients are especially at risk.