I have read claims that dandelion root tea can stop cancer cells from spreading. Have there been any studies related to the effectiveness of dandelion root extract on certain types of cancer?
Find out if research supports the claim that taking dandelion root extract, or drinking dandelion root tea, may be beneficial for cancer patients.
Does urolithin A reduce age-related muscle decline or improve osteoarthritis?
Find out if urolithin A may improve age-related muscle decline and learn about its safety.
Can any supplements improve or worsen symptoms of fibromyalgia?
Find out if any supplements may help improve fibromyalgia symptoms, learn which supplements do not seem beneficial, and find out if any supplements worsen symptoms.
What are "hypoallergenic" supplements? How can I find hypoallergenic supplements on ConsumerLab.com?
Hypoallergenic supplements are typically formulated without ingredients known to be common food allergens, such as milk, fish, shellfish, eggs and nuts, and/or gluten , and certain artificial coloring agents, and fillers. ConsumerLab has tested many hypoallergenic supplements including multivitamins, probiotics, protein powders and more.
Are people with kidney disease at risk of getting too much potassium if they take a multivitamin? Which multivitamins are best for people with kidney disease?
Learn if people with kidney disease are at increased risk of getting too much potassium from multivitamins, find out which multivitamins do not contain potassium, and learn what other products should be avoided by people restricting potassium intake.
Which supplements and foods reduce or increase the risk of kidney stones?
Find out which supplements, foods and beverages may increase or decrease the risk of kidney stones, including information about potassium, calcium, choline, turmeric and curcumin, vitamin C, as well as foods and beverages such as green tea, lemon juice, orange juice, cranberry juice, chocolate and almonds.
Which supplements may help with PCOS (polycystic ovarian syndrome)?
Many supplements are promoted to help treat symptoms of PCOS (polycystic ovarian syndrome), but do they really work? See the clinical evidence for inositol (myo-inositol and D-chiro-inositol), alpha lipoic acid, vitamin B-12, folic acid, vitamin D and more.
Does ergothioneine help prevent age-related problems such as impaired cognition, Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease or cataract, and is it safe?
Learn about ergothioneine and its potential use for cognitive impairment, dementia, Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's disease, cataract, or kidney disease, as well as its safety and cost of supplements containing this ingredient.
Does AHCC (active hexose correlated compound) have anticancer or antiviral benefits, and is it safe?
Learn about AHCC (active hexose correlated compound), including whether it is beneficial for liver, pancreatic, or prostate cancer, chemotherapy-related side effects, or the flu, and if it is safe.
Since the COVID-19 drug, Paxlovid, works by blocking a protease enzyme, should I be concerned about taking digestive enzymes that contain proteases?
Find out if taking digestive enzyme supplements that contain proteases might interact with medications that work by blocking a protease enzyme, including the COVID-19 drug Paxlovid.