Posts in tag

supplements


A longitudinal, randomised, double-blind study shows a 32% reduced risk for asthma in children whose mothers took fish oil supplements during third trimester A large study published in the New …

In Australia, iron deficiency affects about 10% of young women and also affects a significant proportion of preschool children It is also estimated to be highly prevalent in indigenous communities, …

What do you know about the benefits and risks of vitamin D supplementation? Supplements and complementary medicines are a continuously contentious topic among Australian doctors, pharmacists, manufacturers and consumers. This …

A world-first study has found a clear association between vitamin D deficiency in young children and development of asthma Researchers at the WA-based Telethon Kids Institute recruited 267 children at …

Doctors writing in the journal BMJ Case Reports have warned of the dangers associated with complementary therapies after a four-year-old boy with autism was admitted to accident and emergency following advice …

Mandatory fortification of bread with folic acid and iodine in Australia has seen health improvements across the population Since the introduction of mandatory fortification in 2009, mean folic acid intake …

Pharmacy leaders have hit back at claims that pharmaceutical compounding is unregulated, after criticism from a leading medical practitioner. Well-known media identity Dr Norman Swan questioned current compounding regulations in …

An international evidence review has found that certain nutritional supplements can increase the effectiveness of antidepressants for people with clinical depression. Omega 3 fish oils, S-adenosylmethionine (SAMe), methylfolate (bioactive form …

Our daily roundup of what’s in the news Herbal supplements linked to at least six Australian organ transplants since 2011, data shows ABC news 1/3/2016 At least six Australians needed …