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Dietary supplements: weighing the risks and benefits

August 21, 2018

Dietary supplements: weighing the risks and benefits

By uclahealth uclahealth

From daily vitamins to bodybuilding products, it is important to realize that supplements are not regulated the same way as medicines by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). So consider the health benefits — and risks — before taking a dietary supplement. What are dietary supplements? Dietary supplements are manufactured to provide the body with […]

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Tags: amino acids, botanicals, caffeine, dietary supplements, enzymes, essential vitamins, folic acid, ginseng, herbals, minerals, supplements, vitamin D


Ask the Doctors - Could stress be contributing to my or my husband's infertility?

April 3, 2018

Ask the Doctors – Could stress be contributing to my or my husband’s infertility?

By Ask the Doctors Ask the Doctors

Dear Doctor: My husband and I are trying to have a baby, but we’re having problems conceiving. Could my stress be to blame? Dear Reader: First, let’s consider a couple of statistics, specifically as they relate to women. The federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that 6.1 percent of married women between the […]

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Tags: alcohol, alcohol use, caffeine, Caffine, Conceiving, Conception rate, Dr. Robert Ashley, enzyme, Fertility specialist, Fertility treatments, getting pregnant, Infertile


A cup of hot tea a day could keep glaucoma away

December 20, 2017

A cup of hot tea a day could keep glaucoma away

By Elaine Schmidt Elaine Schmidt

Sipping a mug of piping hot tea on a cold day doesn’t just warm you up—it may also protect your vision. That’s the good news from a new UCLA study, which found a daily cup of hot tea may reduce your risk by up to 74 percent of developing glaucoma, one of the leading causes of […]

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Tags: Anne Coleman, caffeine, coffee, cola, decaf, eye health, glaucoma, hot tea, iced tea, UCLA Stein Eye Institute, vision