People with Arthritis More Likely to Take Dietary Supplements, Study Finds
A new study finds that 62.5% of U.S. adults with arthritis take at least one dietary supplement, compared to 49% of adults without arthritis who say the same.
Calcium from Prickly-Pear Plant May Improve Bone Health, Animal Study Suggests
New research out of Mexico suggests calcium from Opuntia ficus indica may be effective at improving several markers of bone health in rats.
Vitamin D Defends Against Acute Respiratory Tract Infections?
A new meta-analysis of more than 25 studies provides evidence that vitamin D supplementation may be beneficial to immune health.
Collagen Peptides Reduce Knee Discomfort in Athletes, Study Suggests
Subjects consuming the bioactive collagen peptides demonstrated statistically significant improvements in activity-related pain intensity.
Vitamin D Deficiency Associated with Low BMD in Women with Hyperparathyroidism
Researchers found the postmenopausal women with hyperparathyroidism and vitamin D deficiency had lower bone mineral density than women with sufficient levels of vitamin D.
Pagoda-Tree Extract Defends Against Inflammation in Arthritis Model
Researchers found a Fructus-sophorae extract protected against development of collagen-induced arthritis in mice.
Joint-Health Formula Movardol May Alleviate Osteoarthritis Symptoms
A recent study explores the effects of Movardol, a blend of boswellia, ginger, and N-acetylglucosamine, on symptoms of knee osteroarthritis.
7 Ingredient Sales Surprises of 2016
From the stellar growth of boswellia and branched-chain amino acids, to declining sales of whey protein and valerian, here are the supplement ingredients that surprised market experts from SPINS this year.
2016 Vitamin Science Update
New studies on arthritis, multiple sclerosis, heart disease, and hearing
Drugs vs. Dietary Supplements: Head-to-Head Science
Can natural supplements be as effective as drugs—or at least complementary?
7 Vegan Dietary Supplement Ingredient Trends
More ingredient suppliers now offer vegan-friendly dietary supplement ingredients.
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