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Supplements warning: FDA sends new alert over ingredient known to kill – ‘May be unsafe'

Supplements warning: FDA sends new alert over ingredient known to kill – ‘May be unsafe'

Taken at high doses, the plant derivative is known to cause irregular heartbeat and even death, according to WebMD.It affects the vital organ by in [...]
Four ways taking dietary supplements can prove 'life-threatening' – FDA issues warning

Four ways taking dietary supplements can prove 'life-threatening' – FDA issues warning

The health body says: "Unlike drugs, supplements are not permitted to be marketed for the purpose of treating, diagnosing, preventing, or curing di [...]
'Toxic effect': FDA announces recall of hand sanitisers over risk of cancer and blindness

'Toxic effect': FDA announces recall of hand sanitisers over risk of cancer and blindness

Substantial methanol exposure can result in nausea, vomiting, headache, blurred vision, permanent blindness, seizure, coma, permanent damage to the [...]
FDA warns of 'dangerous' supplement side effects – death and seizures

FDA warns of 'dangerous' supplement side effects – death and seizures

While some supplements like vitamin D during the winter months are a must, others might be a waste of money, many experts argue. They tend to put o [...]
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