Medications

Prevalence of melatonin supplement use increased over time

(HealthDay)—The reported prevalence of melatonin supplement consumption increased significantly from 1999-2000 to 2017-2018, with prevalence of use of more than 5 mg/day also increasing, starting in 2005 to 2006, according ...

Cardiology

Athletes warned against potential dangers of natural supplements

Nutritional supplements taken to boost athletic performance can pose risks to the heart, according to a European Society of Cardiology (ESC) statement published today in the European Journal of Preventive Cardiology, a journal ...

Medications

Q and A: Reducing the risk of medication errors

DEAR MAYO CLINIC: My friend's father recently died from a medication error. One of his prescriptions was filled incorrectly and caused a fatal reaction. I take multiple medications for various conditions. How can I reduce ...

Health

SuperSNAP helps food-insecure households afford healthy foods

Food insecurity is associated with a less healthy diet. And using the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), formerly referred to as food stamps, is associated with reduced food insecurity, though it's unclear ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

A new way to treat PTSD?

Exposure to a traumatic experience can lead to post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), an incapacitating disorder in susceptible persons with no reliable therapy. Particularly puzzling is understanding how transient exposure ...

page 1 from 17