FDA: L'ingrédient de supplément commun pourrait blesser le fœtus

FDA: L'ingrédient de supplément commun pourrait blesser le fœtus

By Steven Reinberg HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, June 4, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Vinpocetine, a compound found in many dietary supplements, may pose a risk to women of childbearing age, U.S. health officials warn. A review by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration found that vinpocetine may cause a miscarriage or harm a developing fetus. “We’re…

La 'hormona del amor' podría usarse para bajar de peso

La 'hormona del amor' podría usarse para bajar de peso

Oxytocin has a variety of other surprising functions. A form of the chemical, Pitocin, induces labor, and another form might help treat stomach pain. Early studies have suggested that the hormone might boost social skills among kids with autism. Now Lawson and other researchers are investigating whether oxytocin might also prevent overeating.Lawson and her colleagues…