With claims like "natural" and "healthy," many herbal supplements have infiltrated the lives of California residents. Recent research has indicated that many herbal and dietary supplements may not be as healthy as was originally claimed. Indeed, many may actually be a defective drug and hazardous to the health of those that choose to take them.
When it comes to published papers in scientific journals, retraction is not a common event. However, that's just what two researchers recently did when they yanked their paper asserting that a green coffee bean supplement could increase weight loss for those in need. While surprising, this is hardly the most notable recent even concerning supplements.