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In a randomized, double-blind trial that enrolled 177 men at high risk of recurrence after radical prostatectomy for prostate cancer, daily consumption of a soy protein isolate supplement for 2 years did not reduce biochemical recurrence of prostate cancer (PSA level ≥0.07 ng/mL).
A systematic review and meta-analysis of 26 eligible publications—encompassing 21 independent prospective cohort studies and 883,585 participants—found an association between higher consumption of dietary marine omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids (including dietary supplements) and a lower risk of breast cancer.
In a large cohort of AARP members, supplemental calcium intake was associated with elevated cardiovascular disease mortality in men but not in women.
The results of a self-controlled case series study suggest that the increased risk of liver injury linked to the start of orlistat treatment may reflect changes in health status associated with the decision to begin treatment rather than any causal effect of the drug.
The FDA has extended nonprescription access to the emergency contraceptive Plan B One-Step to all women 15 years of age and older.
The American Herbal Products Association has taken issue with the results of National Toxicology Program studies on the toxicology and carcinogenesis of Ginkgo biloba extract.