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When taking vitamin supplements can be deadly

While we probably think there's no harm in taking as many vitamins as possible, this study finds that overdosing on some supplements can increase your risk of death.

Association dismisses claims of harm in dietary supplements, says ‘unsubstantiated’

PETALING JAYA: The Malaysian Dietary Supplement Association (Madsa) has dismissed claims that dietary supplements may be harmful to consumer health.

Herbal medicine may have deadly side effects, say medical experts

EXCLUSIVE: Malaysia’s flourishing herbal industry, estimated at a staggering RM29bil, is sadly also contributing to drug-induced liver failure.

Multivitamins that help in managing diabetes

Certain vitamins and minerals can help improve blood sugar control and prevent or reduce the development of major complications in diabetes.

Is detox necessary?

PETALING JAYA: “Detoxification” is a buzzword in the dietary world, but few associate it with bodily processes that naturally eliminate waste every day.

More than just a sleep hormone

The melatonin hormone regulates our circadian rhythm for a good night's rest, but may also help alleviate symptoms of depression, cancer and autoimmune disorders.

Curious Cook: Should we give fat a chance?

Theories on saturated fats, and whether we can believe them.

Panellists discuss studies about its pros and cons

RECENTLY, I was invited by a radio station to join a panel on whether the media – be it print, electronic or even social – affects us, especially the youth.

C is for cold – and con?

Contradictheory asks: If something is not scientifically proven to be effective, should you take it anyway if it makes you feel better?

C is for cold – and con?

Contradictheory asks: If something is not scientifically proven to be effective, should you take it anyway if it makes you feel better?