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Do B Vitamins Help or Hurt?

With findings that surprised even its chief investigator, a study published this September from Oxford University is receiving tremendous attention. The researchers found that giving a combination of B Vitamins to elderly men and women at high risk of Alzheimer’s disease reduced the amount of brain shrinkage occurring over two years by about 50 percent. … Continue reading

Can herbal supplements treat anxiety?

(Health.com) — Herbal supplements containing kava or passionflower appear to be a safe and effective treatment for the symptoms of anxiety, a new review of existing research suggests. Kava and passionflower have long been used in traditional medicine for their calming properties, and the herbs are now sold in stores as capsules or liquid extracts. … Continue reading