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Vitamin D and Fish Oils Are Ineffective for Preventing Cancer and Heart Disease

In recent years, many Americans have embraced vitamin D and fish oil pills, their enthusiasm fueled by a steady trickle of suggestive research studies linking higher levels of vitamin D with lower rates of cancer and other ills, and fish consumption with reduced heart disease. Now a large and rigorous government-funded randomized trial — the… Read More »

Vitamin D pills – what's the truth?

Image copyright Getty ImagesImage caption Vitamin D supplements can be bought at pharmacies and other shops You may have seen headlines saying that vitamin D supplements do not improve bone health or prevent fractures and falls, even though official advice says everyone should consider taking them – particularly during autumn and winter. So what’s the… Read More »