What the Science Says About the Health Benefits of Vitamins and Supplements
From multivitamins and melatonin to fiber and fish oil, Americans who are trying to boost their health and immunity have a plethora of supplements to choose from. An estimated 58% of U.S. adults ages 20 and over take dietary supplements, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and the supplement industry is valued at more than $30 billion a year. Supplement use has been growing rapidly over the past few decades along with the wellness industry. “The popular belief is that a supplement is going to be helpful for promoting health,” says Fang Fang Zhang, a professor at Tufts University&rs...
Source: TIME: Health - April 28, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Sandeep Ravindran Tags: Uncategorized Diet & Nutrition healthscienceclimate Source Type: news

Combining fish oil with blood-thinning supplements could lead to ‘uncontrollable bleeding’
FISH oil supplements are touted for their extensive health benefits, but the supplement isn't without risks. There is evidence that taken alongside blood thinners, cod liver oil could increase the risk of uncontrolled bleeding. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 25, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Best supplements: Fish oil shown to have ‘potent anti-inflammatory properties’
SUPPLEMENTS are used for a variety of health ailments or to top up low levels of vitamins and minerals. Some work better than others and when it comes to stiff and failing joints, one proves supreme. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 18, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Taking high doses of fish oil supplements may 'increase the risk of stroke'
MANY people may take fish supplements as they are lauded for their health benefits, Indeed, many researchers suggest that people eat oily fish or take supplements for arthritis. Nonetheless, the Mayo Clinic warns taking high doses of fish oil supplements might increase the risk of bleeding and possibly increase the risk of stroke. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - March 22, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Feb 25 2022 This Week in Cardiology Feb 25 2022 This Week in Cardiology
FDA approval of CardioMEMS, statins, VT storm, and fish oil and AF are the topics covered by John Mandrola, MD, in this week ’s podcast.theheart.org on Medscape (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - February 26, 2022 Category: Cardiology Tags: Cardiology Commentary Source Type: news

Fish Oil Supplements May Increase Atrial Fibrillation Risk Fish Oil Supplements May Increase Atrial Fibrillation Risk
A new meta-analysis suggests that omega-3 fatty acids may actually increase the risk of atrial fibrillation. Should we be more cautious in recommending O3FA supplements?Circulation (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - February 21, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiology Journal Article Source Type: news

What are the hidden costs of our obsession with fish oil supplements? – podcast
They may be one of the world ’s favourite supplements but, according to arecent study, more than one in 10 fish oil capsules are rancid. Most of the oil comes from Peruvian anchovetas, a type of anchovy, which is also used to feed pigs, poultry and farmed fish. And despite catching more than 4m tonnes a year of Peruvian anchovetas to cater to the global demand, large industry players want to scale this up even further.Madeleine Finlay speaks to environment journalist Richa Syal about why so many fish oil pills are rancid, and hears from journalist Dan Collyns in Chimbote, Peru, about how the industry is affecting the loc...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - January 27, 2022 Category: Science Authors: Presented and produced by Madeleine Finlay with Richa Syal and Dan Collyns. Sound design by Axel Kacouti é Tags: Science Peru Fishing Health Oceans Food Marine life Source Type: news

Fish Oil Has No Effect on Depression, Study Finds
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - December 22, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Psychiatry, Research, Nutrition, News, Source Type: news

Fish Oil Has No Effect on Depression, Study Finds
WEDNESDAY, Dec. 22, 2021 -- They may have other proven health benefits, but new research shows that fish oil supplements don ' t prevent depression or improve mood. Some experts recommend omega-3 fish oil supplements to help prevent depression in... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - December 22, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Fish Oil Has No Effect on Depression
Title: Fish Oil Has No Effect on DepressionCategory: Health NewsCreated: 12/22/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 12/22/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Depression General)
Source: MedicineNet Depression General - December 22, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: news

Fish Oil:'No Net Benefit' for Depression Prevention? Fish Oil:'No Net Benefit' for Depression Prevention?
Long-term use of omega-3 fish oil supplements yields no net benefit for preventing depression or boosting mood, new research suggests. But experts note several study limitations.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape FamilyMedicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape FamilyMedicine Headlines - December 21, 2021 Category: Primary Care Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news

Clinical trial reveals that omega-3 fish oil supplements do not help prevent depression
Findings help clarify mixed results from previous studies. (Source: BWH News)
Source: BWH News - December 20, 2021 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

High-Dose Marine Omega-3s Raise Risk for Atrial Fibrillation High-Dose Marine Omega-3s Raise Risk for Atrial Fibrillation
Dr JoAnn Manson discusses the link between fish oil supplements, AF, and stroke.Medscape Ob/Gyn (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - November 17, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health Commentary Source Type: news

High-Dose Fish Oil: & quot;Intriguing & quot; Results in COVID-19 High-Dose Fish Oil: & quot;Intriguing & quot; Results in COVID-19
A month ' s course of the high-dose EPA product, icosapent ethyl, showed a trend toward reduced hospitalization and death in COVID-19, but results did not reach significance in the PREPARE-IT 2 trial.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Pulmonary Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pulmonary Medicine Headlines - November 15, 2021 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

AHA News: Two Omega-3s in Fish Oil May Boost Brain Function in People With Heart Disease
Title: AHA News: Two Omega-3s in Fish Oil May Boost Brain Function in People With Heart DiseaseCategory: Health NewsCreated: 11/8/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 11/9/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Heart General)
Source: MedicineNet Heart General - November 9, 2021 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news