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Side Effects of Dry Mouth Treatments

9/23/2022
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Be aware that many products that stimulate saliva production in people with dry mouth can cause gastrointestinal side effects. Learn more in the Salivary Stimulants section of our article dental products.

Humidifiers & Heavy Metal Exposure

9/23/2022
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Using the wrong kind of water in some humidifiers can cause exposure to heavy metals, according to a recent study. Get the details in the Potential problems with humidifiers section of our CL Answer about air purifiers.

Plant "Meats" & Kidney Stones

9/23/2022
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Some plant-based "meats" may increase the risk of kidney stones, according to a recent study. Find out which sources of plant-based meats pose the greatest risk in our CL Answer about foods and supplements that may increase the risk of kidney stones.

Dry Mouth Spray

9/20/2022
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A CL member asked us to review the oral moisturizer Allday Dry Mouth Spray. Find out how it compares to other products, and see our Top Pick among them, in the Oral Moisturizers section of our article about the best toothpastes and other dental products.

Best Time to Take Synthroid?

9/20/2022
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Some people find it difficult to take levothyroxine (Synthroid) in the morning as typically recommended, since this requires delaying breakfast, coffee and tea. Can taking levothyroxine at night, instead, be just as effective? Find out what research shows in our article about supplement and food interactions with levothyroxine.

Medications & Losing Hair

9/20/2022
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Multivitamin for Slowing Cognitive Decline?

9/20/2022
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Can taking a popular multivitamin slow cognitive decline in older men and women? Find out what a large, recent study found in the Memory and Cognition section of our Multivitamin and Multimineral Supplements Review.

Oats for Lowering Cholesterol & Improving Gut Health

9/20/2022
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Regularly consuming oatmeal may lower cholesterol and promote beneficial changes in gut bacteria in people with mildly elevated cholesterol. Get the details based on a recent study in our Oat Cereals Review.

Also see our article about supplements and foods for lowering cholesterol.

Gluten & Dry Eye?

9/16/2022
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A CL member commented that their chronic dry eye went away after eliminating gluten from their diet. Is there clinical evidence that this can help? Find out in our article about supplements and lifestyle modifications for dry eye.

Vitamin D & Frailty

9/16/2022
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Did giving vitamin D to older women and men reduce their risk of becoming frail? See what happened in a major clinical study in the What It Does section of the Vitamin D Review. Also see our Top Picks for vitamin D.