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Are Those Fish Oil Supplements Actually Helping Your Heart? Experts Say Probably Not

New research found that many fish oil supplements sold in the United States make health claims that aren't supported by scientific evidence. Claims regarding cardiovascular support were the most common on the fish oil supplements tested. Experts recommend talking to a doctor regarding what supplementation (if any) is best for …

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Eat Your Fruits and Veggies—They Could Lower Your Risk of Alzheimer’s

New research found that micronutrients in fruits and vegetables could lower someone's risk of Alzheimer's disease. Carotenoids—a natural compound found in certain foods, like vegetables—were seen in lower amounts in patients with Alzheimer's. Experts recommend people prioritize vegetables like tomatoes, egg yolks, and sunflower seeds to boost their intake of …

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Are Your Eye Drops Safe to Use? FDA Warns Against Using These Eye Drop Products

The FDA has issued a warning about two brands of eye drops for potential fungal and bacterial contamination. The warning specifically names Dr. Berne’s MSM Drops 5% Solution and LightEyez MSM Eye Drops—Eye Repair; both contain methylsulfonylmethane (MSM).  No adverse health events have been reported, but using the contaminated eye …

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