Reform the FDA! Archives

  • Jun 7, 2016 4

    Ignoring Consumer Protests, FDA Throttles Medical Foods

    Want your doctor to help you manage your diabetes with specially formulated foods? The FDA says no way. Action Alert! What does your doctor know about nutrition and its ability to heal illness? That’s a good question for many conventional doctors, but most integrative doctors actually know a lot a...

  • Mar 22, 2016 82

    Natural Thyroid Medications at Risk

    Why is the government targeting them? Together let’s put a stop to this. Action Alerts! Last summer, we told you that Hillary Clinton was prescribed Coumadin, a dangerous blood thinner with lots of nasty side effects. We also noted that she was prescribed Armour Thyroid, a natural medicine, to tre...

  • Mar 1, 2016 4

    Crony FDA Chief Approved by Senate

    Do your senators support crony medicine? Last week, the Senate voted overwhelmingly to approve the nomination of Dr. Robert Califf as FDA Commissioner. The final tally was 89 “yea” votes, seven abstentions—and only four “no” votes. The four were Kelly Ayotte (R-NH), Richard Blumenthal (D-C...

  • Feb 22, 2016 4

    Natural Alternative 10,000 Times More Effective than Chemo

    New research suggests that a common household food attacks cancer at the root. A recently published study in PLoS indicates that a substance found in ginger called 6-shogaol is a potent agent in fighting breast cancer—much more potent than chemotherapy and much less dangerous. Shogaol—from the J...

  • Feb 16, 2016 16

    FDA Attacks Brain Health Supplements

    We think this is to pave the way for a new blockbuster drug. Action Alert! In October we told you about a potential new blockbuster drug for Alzheimer’s from drug giant Eli Lilly. Solanezumab is in the third and final phase of FDA drug trials, and if approved, could bring in at least $7.6 billion ...

  • Feb 2, 2016 7

    War on Natural Medicine Continues

    If a mainstay treatment of natural medicine doctors is shown to be safe and effective by government research, what do you do? Ban it! Action Alert! Congress passed the Drug Quality and Security Act in response to bad medicine from a rogue compounded-drug company, which the FDA had known about and re...

  • Jan 26, 2016 1

    Nominee for FDA Commissioner Clears Another Hurdle

    Dr. Robert Califf has deep ties to the drug industry—and he’s one step closer to becoming the new FDA commissioner. We must stop this. Action Alert! He recently cleared the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee, and is now headed for a full floor vote. Sens. Lisa Murkowski (R-AK...

  • Jan 12, 2016 18

    FDA: Your Own Cells Are a Drug!

    To protect Big Pharma, the FDA is coming after stem cell therapies. Don’t let the agency classify your body as a pharmaceutical drug. Action Alert!  In the next few months, the FDA will hold a public meeting to discuss its recent actions to clamp down on the use of autologous stem cell treatments...

  • Jan 5, 2016 13

    Medicine’s Future: Will the FDA Let It Happen?

    The most exciting and innovative advancement in medicine today is the field of medical testing. So why is the FDA strangling it? Action Alert! Natural medicine is said to stand on three legs: a natural diet, nutritional supplements, and integrative treatments. But an essential fourth leg is medical ...