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Glucosamine & Cancer Risk?

July 11, 2024
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Is the use of glucosamine associated with the risk of developing cancer? See what a recent study found in the What It Does section of our Joint Health Supplements Review. Also see our Top Picks for glucosamine and other joint health supplements.

Beetroot & Thyroid Function

July 11, 2024
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Does drinking beetroot juice reduce thyroid function? Find out what a study showed in the Concerns and Cautions section of our article about beetroot juice and supplements.

Bottled Water & Teeth

July 11, 2024
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Some popular brands of bottled water may be acidic enough to contribute to enamel demineralization, according to a recent study. Get the details by brand and learn which other beverages may be harmful to teeth in our article about other beverages may be harmful to teeth.

OTC Hearing Aids

July 11, 2024
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Hearing aids can be purchased over the counter and self-fitted, but are users as satisfied as people fitted by an audiologist? See what a recent study showed after eight months of use in our article about OTC hearing aids.

Prevagen Lawsuit

July 10, 2024
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A federal judge recently approved a jury’s finding of fraudulent and deceptive statements in the marketing of Prevagen – a supplement promoted for memory improvement. For details see our article about Prevagen.

Sulforaphane (from Broccoli)

July 09, 2024
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A ConsumerLab member brought our attention to a "Sulforaphane" supplement that may provide a lot less sulforaphane than listed on its label. See the Update in our article about supplements for memory.

Alpha-Lipoic Acid & Low Blood Sugar

July 09, 2024
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Although rare, alpha-lipoic acid may trigger an autoimmune condition that causes low blood sugar, as highlighted in a recent case. Learn more in the Concerns and Cautions section of our Alpha-Lipoic Acid Supplements Review, which includes our Top Picks among alpha-lipoic acid supplements.

Beetroot Safety?

July 08, 2024
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Are there risks from large amounts of nitrates in some beetroot products? Find out in our article about the potential health benefits and safety of beetroot juice and supplements.

EpiCor for Colds and Flu?

July 08, 2024
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Did taking EpiCor, a "postbiotic" supplement, reduce cold and flu symptoms when given during cold and flu season? Find out what a recent study showed in the Postbiotics section of our Probiotic Supplements Review.

Also see: Do any supplements help prevent or treat a cold?

Toothpaste Skin Reaction

July 08, 2024
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Be aware that a variety of compounds in toothpaste have been linked with allergic skin reactions around the lips, according to a recent report. Get the details in our article about toothpaste and other dental products.