Toxic, Not Healthy: Surprising Liver Dangers of Herbal Products

Toxic, Not Healthy: Surprising Liver Dangers of Herbal Products
Drug-induced liver injury, a form of liver disease, is on the rise as herbal and dietary supplements have become more popular over the last decade, according to the American College of Gastroenterology. Though still rare, doctors have seen more herb …
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Dear Pharmacist: DNA telomeres affect how fast we age
Human studies have confirmed that vitamin B12 is also required for healthy telomeres. A recent study published in the European Journal of Nutrition studied telomeres from 60 elderly people. They compared supplement intake with vitamin B6, B12, folate, …
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The Scoop on Soy Safety
But lately, soy's healthy reputation has taken a hit, in part because what “soy” means isn't always clear. Some soy products are whole foods such as tofu, soy milk, and edamame. Other are processed, such as textured vegetable protein, soy protein …
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