Few nutritional supplements can protect people from developing or dying from cardiovascular disease, and some may actually be harmful, a research review suggests.

A new study found that taking 4,000 international units per day may double the amount of vitamin D in the blood, but it gives most people roughly the same chance of developing blood sugar problems as people who do not take the vitamin.

Older women who take supplements with high doses of vitamins B6 and B12 may be more likely than their counterparts who do not to experience hip fractures, a U.S. study suggests.

Vitamin D supplementation may not improve bone density or prevent fractures and falls in adults, a large new analysis suggests.

Parents and caregivers should be aware of the three ways children can get the vitamin D they need, according to a new resource published in the medical journal JAMA Pediatrics.

Older adults who take vitamin D and calcium are no less likely to break their hips or other bones than peers who do not use these supplements per a research review.

Pfizer Inc. announced that the company is reviewing strategic alternatives for its Consumer Healthcare business.

MADISON, Conn., Jan. 19, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Consumer advocacy organization, truthinadvertising.org (TINA.org), has put major broadcast networks on notice regarding deceptive advertising. The ad watchdog alerted ABC, NBC, Turner Broadcasting (CNN & HLN), Fox Broadcasting, and The Weather Channel, to the airing of deceptive ads for Prevagen, an alleged brain supplement purported to be clinically proven […]

USPlabs, which sold the best-selling workout supplement Jack3d, and six of its executives face criminal charges for the unlawful sale of nutritional supplements, the U.S. Justice Department said Tuesday in announcing a larger probe by federal agencies aimed at stemming the sale of unproven products. The indictment says that USPlabs LLC used a synthetic stimulant […]

(Reuters Health) Dietary supplements – those “all natural” products people consume for weight loss, extra energy or to self-treat various conditions – send 23,000 people, many of them children, to the emergency room in the U.S. each year, according to a new estimate. Just over 9 percent require hospitalization. Many patients report heart symptoms. The […]