A newly-published randomized controlled trial finds vitamin D supplementation has no effect on depression. This adds to the long list of medical conditions for which vitamin D supplementation has turned out to be ineffective.
A promotional video for a prostate remedy could serve as a template for deceptive videos about dietary supplements. All marketing, no science, and plenty of red flags.
New guidelines do not recommend probiotics for most gastrointestinal conditions.
Dr. Seeds sells a Chill Pill to treat stress and anxiety. There's no scientific evidence.
UPGRAID combines a new formulation of turmeric (curcumin) with 3 other ingredients. It is said to be more bioavailable and to offer unique advantages. The advertising is bad, and can't compensate for a lack of evidence.
Possibly the only thing spreading faster than COVID-19 is the pseudoscience about COVID-19.
A recent review shows that herbal products do present a potential risk during pregnancy, and should not be considered automatically safe.
Carolyn Dean believes magnesium deficiency is the cause of a great many diseases and recommends that everyone take magnesium supplements, preferably the one she sells, ReMag. I remain skeptical.
Neuriva claims to have proof from clinical studies. That's misleading.
Chaga tea is made from a mushroom that rots birch trees. Health benefits are claimed on the basis of folk medicine, but there isn't a shred of scientific evidence.