Vikram Bakhru

Diet supplements are plentiful but often powerless

Health experts say that a lot of fat can be trimmed from the claims made by the makers of many diet supplements. While most supplements claim weight-loss benefits, few have been proven to be successful, health experts say. Yet many diet supplements available at supermarkets and nutrition stores nationwide continue to lure buyers with attractive […]

Fellowship program selects GW medical library as a host

GW recently was designated a host institution in the National Library of Medicine (NLM) Associate Fellowship Program, which will match the Himmelfarb Health Sciences Library with an associate from the program. “The Himmelfarb Library staff is excited about the prospect of working with an NLM associate here at GW,” said Patricia Wilson, Himmelfarb’s assistant director […]