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Woman, 64, develops acute liver injury after taking cholesterol-lowering supplement – BMJ

“As this case demonstrates, red yeast rice supplement has the potential to cause severe adverse effects, such as acute liver injury,” said the...

Vitamin D supplement toxicity could lead to 'extremely painful' health condition

Kidney stonesLarger kidney stones can lead to "extremely painful" sensations, say the NHS.The pain can radiate at the side of the stomach or...

Supplement could help reduce your risk of heart disease and diabetes

During the summer, our bodies can make enough vitamin D from the sun's rays. However, during the winter when the days are shorter...

Zinc supplement could lower your risk of catching flu by 68% – ‘Cheap and affordable’

With flu and Covid “twindemic” set to roam through the country this winter, it might seem impossible to entirely dodge this double whammy....

'Essential' to supplement with vitamin D in winter – but careful with dosage, warn experts

Vitamin D is a chemical the human body makes from sunlight during the summer. During the winter, though, our body can’t produce enough...

Unusual bitter melon supplement shown to improve arthritis in study – lowers inflammation

Many people with arthritis often end up relying on heavy painkillers like co-codamol – a mix of opioids and paracetamol. But research has...