The government is considering regulating Kombucha as an alcoholic beverage.
Aug 11, 2009 1
According to a British agricultural scientist, the key question is: “How can we make all of agriculture more sustainable?” (more…)...
Jun 7, 2016 4
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...
Aug 23, 2013 2
Regarding the article by Delthia Ricks. Published August 19, 2013: “FDA official: 70% of supplement companies violate agency rules” The article’s anti-supplement bias and blatant misrepresentation of facts is a disservice to Newsday’s readers. It declares that the number of adverse events ca...
Oct 20, 2009 0
As the battle for healthcare reform heats up inside the beltway, the insurance industry has launched a blistering attack on legislation drafted by Senate Democrats. According to the New York Times, the health insurance lobby, America’s Health Insurance Plans, claims that the new Senate bill drafte...
Aug 4, 2009 0
Has the Time Come for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) to Join the Mainstream? An influential group of U.S. senators say it is time to embrace an array of alternative therapies! The Boston Globe reports that Sens. Harkin, Mikulski and Enzi are sponsors and supporters of an amendment ...
Jan 2, 2018 0
By ICIM Member John Ghuneim MD: Brain Sleep Deprivation’s Negative Impacts On The Human Body; How Sleep Restores The Brain
Humans cannot live without sleep and will suffer from some immediate backlash if they ignore the primal urge to shut their eyes. In a recent Ted-Ed lesson, neuroscientist Dr. Claudia Aguirre outlined the physical, mental, and emotional consequences that could emerge from sleep deprivation. Adult...
Nov 4, 2016 1
Chronic depression can be successfully treated by taking supplemental essential amino acids. A simple blood test can check for low amino acid levels, and can suggest appropriate dosages to bring levels back to normal. Supplements of a mineral called rubidium, part of the lithium–sodium–po...
Sep 29, 2006 3
U.S. District Court Judge Robert Junell ruled on August 30 that “it is in the best interest of public health” to uphold the legality of compounded drugs. In the past, FDA had proposed that, even though it is impossible to do so, compounded medicines must meet the same new drug requirements to ...
Jan 24, 2012 40
Statin Drugs Shown to Increase Risk of Diabetes Significantly—Yet the Media Scramble to Protect the Drugs’ Reputation
Statins are taken by one in four Americans over the age of 45, even though diet can fix high cholesterol quicker and more safely. Here’s new evidence of the drugs’ dangers. (more…)...
Jun 2, 2009 2
Last November, the journal Pediatrics published research that found medication use among children across the United States is dramatically increasing as more kids are being treated for diabetes, hypertension, obesity, asthma, and attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Using a database of p...