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2/06/2019

Caution with Ginger

Some evidence suggests that ginger may help alleviate nausea during chemotherapy, but it was recently shown that it can interact with some chemotherapeutic drugs, which can be dangerous. See the Concerns and Cautions section of the Ginger Supplements & Ales Review.
7/13/2019

Ginger's Blood-Thinning Effect

If you supplement with ginger, be aware of its blood-thinning effect, as exemplified in a recent case report. For details, see the Concerns and Cautions section of the Ginger Supplements & Ales Review. Also see our Top Picks among products.
10/11/2017

Ginger for Nausea During Chemo?

Ginger and ginger extracts help reduce nausea in certain situations. A recent placebo-controlled study evaluated its effect on people undergoing chemotherapy and the results suggest it may be more useful in some people than in others. For details, see the "What It Does" section of the Ginger Supplements Review, which includes our Top Picks for ginger root powders and extracts.
9/10/2019

Ginger for Migraine?

Can ginger reduce the frequency or severity of migraines? See what a new study found in the Migraine section of the Ginger Supplements Review. Also see our Top Picks for ginger supplements.
10/10/2020

Ginger for Weight Management?

Can ginger help burn calories and reduce weight? Find out what recent studies show in the What It Does section of our Ginger Supplements Review. Also see our Top Picks for ginger.
12/16/2020

Ginger for Indigestion?

Can taking ginger extract help reduce symptoms of indigestion? Find out what a recent study showed in the What It Does section of the Ginger Supplements Review. Also, see our Top Picks for ginger supplements.
5/25/2021

Ginger for Stomach Flu?

Can ginger extract reduce vomiting due to stomach flu? See what a new study found in the What It Does section of the Ginger Supplements Review. Also see our Top Picks among ginger supplements, chews, and spices.
11/26/2021

Contaminated Ginger

We have added information to our Ginger reviews to include recent tests of spices for toxic heavy metals, such as lead, expanding the number of brands tested.
7/28/2018

Dry Eye, Fish Oil and Contact Lenses

Taking fish oil can help people with dry eye and it was recently studied for dry eye associated with wearing contact lenses. Find out what the recent study found and learn more about fish oil for dry eye in the What It Does section of the Fish Oil & Omega-3 Supplements Review. (Also see our Top Picks among fish oil supplements.)
6/24/2015

Fish Oil for Dry Eye

A large study of computer-using young men and women experiencing dry eye found that fish oil significantly improved symptoms. Benefits have also been reported in postmenopausal women with dry eye. Details, including dosage, are found in the "What It Does" section of the Fish Oil Supplements Review >>