"The dietary supplement industry is widely unregulated and manufacturers often promote products without scientific substantiation for their claims at the risk of being caught, which rarely happens. An interesting mineral supplement (Aquamin F, Marigot Limited, Co. Cork, IRELAND) is derived from red algae harvested off the coasts of Ireland and Iceland.
Peer review refers to the work done during the screening of submitted manuscripts and funding applications. This process encourages authors to meet the accepted standards of their discipline and reduces the dissemination of irrelevant findings, unwarranted claims, unacceptable interpretations, and personal views. Publications that have not undergone peer review are likely to be regarded with suspicion by academic scholars and professionals.
Last date updated on July, 2014