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John's Wort Found Ineffective
Read more about an April 2002 study published in the
Journal of the American Medical Association that
found St. John's Wort to be no more effective than a
placebo in treating depression.
This 1999 article details the results of a study tracking
the trends in alternative medicine.
Apple a Day
SCIAM asks readers to answer why alternative medicines
continue to increase in popularity in spite of the lack
of scientific evidence supporting them.
Nature's Medicine Cabinet
out why researchers are "bioprospecting" - combing everywhere
from the jungles of Malaysia to the coral reefs of the
Caribbean for the next miracle drugs.
This 1998 article takes a look at the dietary supplement
industry and attempts to answer the question, "How do
you regulate an herb?"
A News In Brief story about a research team that
discovered a vitamin D supplement which contained a
much greater dosage per tablet than labeled, to the
detriment of one patient.