Men's health

Research directly challenges a previous study which found that omega-3s increase the risk of prostate cancer

Omega-3 may help fight prostate cancer

By Niamh Michail

Omega-3 fatty acids inhibit the growth and spread of prostate cancer cells, say scientists – challenging a 2013 study which claimed omega-3s increase the risk of prostate cancer by 71%.

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Special edition: Beauty from within

Beauty From Within turns ugly for L’Oréal and Nestlé

By Shane STARLING

It promised so much – the globe’s biggest cosmetic and food players L’Oréal and Nestlé applying serious marketing, research and NPD clout to drive a nascent category into the mainstream public consciousness. It was going to make beauty from within (BFW)...

Micronutrient deficiencies are prevalent among sufferers of mental illness, according to the researchers

Vitamin D and omega-3 together may help mental illness

By Niamh Michail

Vitamin D and omega-3 could work together to improve cognitive function and social behaviour with particular relevance for battling ADHD, schizophrenia and bipolar disorder, say researchers.

Fertility food supplement targets older couples

Fertility food supplement targets older couples

An Israeli firm has debuted ‘his, her’s and theirs’ food supplements aimed at boosting the fertility of ageing couples who want children - the chances of pregnancy drop to as low as 5% after the age of 40.

Study finds tainted supplements still for sale months after FDA recalls

Study finds tainted supplements still for sale months after FDA recalls

By Hank Schultz

A small number of products marketed as dietary supplements previously recalled by FDA can still be found for sale with the same adulterants (or is some cases new adulterants), says a study published Tuesday in the Journal of the American Medical Association. The...

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Ashwagandha and Men's Health

Ashwagandha and Men's Health

Sexual health is a multifaceted topic and there is never just one symptom or pathway to address for individuals experiencing sexual health issues; it just...