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Vitamins Could Pose A Health Risk For Older Women
2011-10-11 07:20:31

A new study highlights concerns about the long-term use of vitamins in older people who do not have increased nutritional deficiencies, notably in women, whom authors say have an increased risk of death from taking too many vitamins and supplements. The study, conducted by researchers at the University of Minnesota and published Monday in the Archives of Internal Medicine, analyzed data from 39,000 women followed over nearly two decades and found that those who took multivitamins, vitamin...

2010-11-01 21:50:00

Breathtaking parallels between rise of the Nazi Party in the 1930's and the Tea Party today VANCOUVER/>, Nov. 1/> /PRNewswire/ - Today, November 1, 2010/>, the New York Times/> published an Open Letter by Dr. Matthias Rath/> under the title: "President Obama, Wake Up America!" The Open Letter can be accessed at www.profit-over-life.org. This public information highlights the breathtaking parallel between the rise of the Nazi Party in Germany/> in the 1930's and the recent...

2006-03-03 09:16:13

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - A South African court on Friday ordered a controversial German doctor to stop publishing statements accusing the country's leading AIDS activist group of being a front for drug firms. German doctor Matthias Rath and his Rath Foundation have accused the Treatment Action Campaign (TAC) of being funded by drug companies eager to sell their products in South Africa, which has the highest HIV/AIDS caseload in the world. Rath, who says life-prolonging...

2005-11-29 13:41:30

CAPE TOWN (Reuters) - South African activists and doctors have sued the government for not taking action against a prominent "AIDS dissident" doctor who promotes untested vitamins to fight the epidemic, officials said on Tuesday. The Treatment Action Campaign (TAC) and the South African Medical Association (SAMA) said Health Minister Manto Tshabalala-Msimang had failed the public by allowing Matthias Rath to continue operating in South Africa. "Matthias Rath ... is using poor,...

2005-10-07 10:47:50

By Gordon Bell CAPE TOWN (Reuters) - A leading South African university has joined opposition to a German doctor's use of vitamins to fight HIV/AIDS, accusing him of endangering lives by promoting an untested alternative to life-prolonging drugs. Johannesburg's University of the Witwatersrand (Wits) has demanded Dr Matthias Rath stop what it says are unethical trials of his multivitamins on AIDS sufferers in Cape Town's Khayelitsha township. "While the university supports any...

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