Many College Football Players Lack Vitamin D: Study
THURSDAY, March 16, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Low vitamin D
levels are common among college football players and may put them
at increased risk for injuries, a new study suggests.
Can Mom's Vitamin E Head Off Child's Asthma Risk?
SATURDAY, March 4, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Kids born to moms
with low levels of vitamin E might be more likely to develop
asthma, new research suggests.
How Much Melatonin Is Really in That Supplement?
WEDNESDAY, March 1, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- If you take
melatonin supplements to help you nod off, take note: Many brands
are inaccurately labeled, containing much less -- or much more --
of the sleep hormone than indicated, a new study reports.
Older Bones Benefit From Dairy Plus Vitamin D
WEDNESDAY, March 1, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- A combination of
vitamin D supplements and certain dairy foods may protect against
age-related bone loss, a new study indicates.
Review Raises Questions About Herbal Meds for Heart Problems
MONDAY, Feb. 27, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- While there's scant
evidence that herbal medications are safe or effective to treat
heart conditions, they remain popular among people with heart
disease, a new review suggests.
Vitamin D Pumps Up Muscles
THURSDAY, Feb. 16, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- High blood levels of
"active" vitamin D may boost muscle strength, a new study
Vitamin D Linked to Lower Risk of Respiratory Infections
THURSDAY, Feb. 16, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- There's preliminary
evidence that adequate amounts of vitamin D might help lower rates
of respiratory infections.
Low Back Pain? Relax, Breathe and Try Yoga
FRIDAY, Feb. 10, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- For people
experiencing low back pain, the thought of exercise often seems
daunting. But yoga may be a natural fit in the quest to relieve an
aching back, a new review indicates.
Drinking Peroxide as 'Natural' Cure Leads to Dangerous Blood Clots
THURSDAY, Feb. 9, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Ingesting
high-concentration hydrogen peroxide as a "natural cure" or
cleansing agent may land you in the emergency room, health experts
Health Tip: Make Sure You Get Enough Iron
(HealthDay News) -- Iron is an essential mineral that helps your
body process proteins and produce red blood cells.