Keeping bones strong may take more than popping a few pills, according to the latest research.
The month in which babies are born can affect how their immune systems develop, and even how vulnerable they are to autoimmune diseases.
For most people, the evidence doesn’t support any bone benefit of the popular supplements.
Weak bones may seem like a problem of aging, but there’s plenty we can do early in life (in our teens and 20s) to make sure bones stay healthy down the line
And the hunt for the cure to the common cold continues
Postmenopausal women shouldn’t take low-dose supplements of vitamin D and calcium in hopes of preventing broken bones, a government panel recommended on Tuesday.
Shift work may be unavoidable, but a new study suggests that it could wreak havoc with hormones that increase women’s risk of cancer.
(Updated) Maintaining good health during pregnancy is one of the surest ways mothers can protect their developing babies’ well-being. A new study suggests that adequate levels of vitamin D could be one such protective factor.
Vitamin D has been touted as a magic bullet, protecting against bone fractures, heart disease and even cancer. Now, a government group takes a closer look at the data.
This week on the podcast, we discuss three topics: How restaurant chains may mislead you when writing their menus; whether nutraceuticals work; and new data on the perils of sexting. To hear the podcast, click this play button:
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced Tuesday that in its routine reevaluations of the nutritional content of foods, it discovered that domestic chicken eggs — which hadn’t been looked at since 2002 — has had …
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