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Over recent years, a number of products have emerged that claim to prevent or cure hangovers if consumed while drinking or the morning after… but do they really work? By …

Increased intake of omega-3 long-chain fatty acids during pregnancy has been found to reduce risk of premature birth, according to a recent Cochrane review A Cochrane review has found evidence …

Natural health products were the most popular OTC medicines sold in pharmacies in 2015-16, according to latest AIHW stats Among over-the-counter products sold in pharmacies, which do not require a …

Sometimes data on vitamins and supplements appears conflicting, leaving consumers with mixed messages about whether they should or shouldn’t take them A GP recently wrote in Medical Observer that vitamins …

Vitamin B affects energy levels and cognitive function, but the proportion of Australians with inadequate intake is surprisingly high, says expert Professor Andrew Scholey B vitamins are typically synthesised by …

Experts warn supplements are not risk free in this documentary that looks at the good, the bad and the ugly of vitamin and mineral supplements A new documentary aired by …

Does EASEaCOLD really help to shorten your cold? Kim Murphy from Monash University reviews the evidence Kim Murphy, Immunology researcher, Monash University When we have a cold, which is caused by a number …

Health researchers have looked into the evidence, finding that use of some supplements during pregnancy may be unnecessary and not completely without harm Health researchers from the University of Adelaide …

A new study questions whether Vitamin E supplements are really correlated with an increased mortality risk Australian researchers at Southern Cross University (SCU) have conducted a study that challenges previous …

Reports that the vitamin prevents miscarriage and birth defects are overblown, writes Claire Roberts Claire Roberts, Lloyd Cox Professorial Research Fellow, University of Adelaide Reports on a new study claim supplementation with vitamin B3 during …

Let us know if you do—and why or why not—in this anonymous poll You’ve probably seen the stories about pharmacists stocking complementary and alternative medicines plastered all over the news …

On Monday night, ABC’s investigative program will look into how Australians are spending billions on “unproven” vitamins and supplements stocked in pharmacies The story follows a recent Channel Nine news …