The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently released a Public Health Advisory on Edetate Disodium (EDTA). The advisory reflects FDA’s current analysis of data available concerning this drug. The advisory is meant to alert patients and healthcare professionals about EDTA.
Medical Information and Treatment Access Act Many of us have been waiting for this legislation for years. Within next month or so, Congressman Chris Cannon (R-UT) and other members of Congress plan to introduce Medical Information and Treatment Access Act (MITA) legislation. It is currently undergoing the last language revisions before it is introduced.
Mark Ridinger, editor of the journal Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics launched a stinging attack on the nutraceutical industry. ANH responds…
Thousands of cases of breast and colon cancers might be averted each year if people in colder climates raised their vitamin D levels, researchers estimate in a new report. A number of studies have suggested that vitamin D may be important in cancer risk. Much of this research is based on cancer rates at different […]
The Investigation Defending Integrative Medicine in the United States How many more doctors and alternative practitioners will be dragged before state medical boards and disciplined before we take action and work together to end this persecution of integrative medicine and natural practitioners forever?
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 which mass produced, […]
Lewin Group Findings Show Cost Savings, Health Benefits for Five Selected Dietary Supplements: Calcium, Folic Acid, Omega-3 Fatty Acids, Glucosamine and Saw Palmetto Washington, DC – September 22, 2004 – A study released today shows that daily use of calcium would prevent 734,000 hip fractures and save $13.9 billion in health care costs over the […]