According to a study, men might not benefit from supplements for their heart health. Supplement manufacturers disagree.
Medical experts are claiming that multivitamins are just creating very expensive urine and are not living up to its expectations in treating specific deficiencies.
Men may have been unknowingly taking breast cancer drugs to bulk up for decades, according to a new report.
Healthy postmenopausal women who want to ensure healthy bones by taking 400 international units (IU) of vitamin D and up to 1,000 milligrams of calcium might not actually be doing anything to help prevent broken bones, but may instead increase the risk of kidney stones, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force said Monday.
The Food and Drug Administration has now warned the public about fake dietary supplements that have been promoted over the Internet as treatments for flu, according to media reports.
The BioScience Talks podcast features discussions of topical issues related to the biological sciences. By altering the heritability of certain traits, gene drive technologies have the potential to spread desired genes through wild populations. In practice, this could lead to mosquito populations that, for example, bear traits making them resistant to the spread of malaria. Despite the huge potential for improving human well-being, concern exists that gene drives could fail in the wild or, perhaps more concerning, spread beyond their intended target populations.