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Court Overturns FDA Ban on Low-dose Ephedra Products

15 April 2005

A United States District Court ruled yesterday that the Food and Drug Administration failed to prove that a dosage of 10 milligrams or less of ephedrine alkaloids presents an unreasonable risk of illness of injury when the agency banned all ephedrine-containing dietary supplements last year.

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New Evidence on Vitamin E Safety

15 April 2005

Statistical experts have already largely discredited the extremely poor meta-analysis announced last Fall by the medical journal Annals of Internal Medicine that re-analyzed only 19 studies on Vitamin E.

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Vitamins E and C are safe across a broad range of intakes

11 April 2005

A robust database shows that dietary supplements of vitamins E and C are safe for the general population. Because these nutrients supply antioxidant and other functions for homeostasis and protection against free radical damage, supplementation has been intensively studied.

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Herbs May Help Ease Children's Ills

18 March 2005

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Certain herbal supplements show promise for treating children's colds, skin allergies and sleep problems, according to a new research review.

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