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Ring-Type Pulse Oximeters

May 29, 2024
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What are the pros and cons of ring-type pulse oximeters? Find out in our article about pulse oximeters, and learn why these may be particularly useful to people with darker skin.

Trouble Swallowing & Iron Deficiency

May 29, 2024
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Although uncommon, be aware that iron-deficiency anemia can make swallowing difficult for some people. Get the details, including if iron supplementation can help correct this symptom, in the Iron Deficiency and Anemia section of our Iron Supplements Review, which includes our Top Picks for iron.

Also see: 7 Tips to Avoid Getting a Pill Stuck in Your Throat.

Curcumin for Fatty Liver?

May 29, 2024
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Did taking curcumin decrease liver fat in people with fatty liver disease? Find out what a recent study showed in the Fatty Liver section of our Turmeric and Curcumin Review. Also see our Top Picks among turmeric and curcumin supplements and spices.

Eggs for Alzheimer’s

May 29, 2024
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Weekly consumption of a modest number of eggs, which are a good source of choline, was associated with a dramatic reduction in risk of Alzheimer’s disease, according to a recent study. Choline supplements may also be helpful. Get the details in the Alzheimer's section of our Choline Supplements Review, which includes our Top Picks among choline supplements.

Cholesterol Lowering with Probiotic?

May 29, 2024
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Did taking a probiotic supplement decrease LDL cholesterol or triglyceride levels in older men and women in a recent study? Find out in the Lowering cholesterol, triglycerides, and apoB section of our Probiotic Supplements Review. Also see our Top Picks among probiotics.

Fish Oil & Atrial Fibrillation

May 29, 2024
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Be aware that regular use of fish oil supplements may increase the risk of atrial fibrillation. See the Concerns and Cautions section of our Fish Oil Supplements Review for the latest information. Also see our Top Picks among fish oil supplements.

Biotin vs. Biothin

May 24, 2024
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What is the difference between biotin and Biothin? Find out in our article about biotin for nails and hair.

Fluoride Risk During Pregnancy?

May 24, 2024
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A recent study suggested a link between higher fluoride exposure during late pregnancy and an increased risk of certain behavior problems in offspring, although there are notable caveats. See our article about fluoride and ADHD for details.

Get more information about fluoride in our article about toothpaste.

Krill Oil for Osteoarthritis?

May 24, 2024
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Does taking krill oil reduce pain or swelling from knee osteoarthritis? Learn what a recent study found in the Osteoarthritis section of our Omega-3 Supplements Review, which includes our Top Picks for krill oil and other omega-3 supplements.

High Levels of Toxic Metals in Some Chocolates and Cocoas

May 24, 2024
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Recent tests of common chocolates and cocoas sold in the U.S. identified several with disturbingly high levels of the toxic metals cadmium and lead. For details, see the Update in our Dark Chocolate and Cocoa Review. Also see our Top Picks among dark chocolates and cocoas.