Pulse of Natural Health Archives

  • May 10, 2019 2

    Fracking Ourselves to Death

    What a decade of research says about the health consequences of fracking. A new study looking at ten years of fracking research, including several hundred studies, has found that the drilling practice is linked to preterm births, high-risk pregnancies, asthma, migraines, fatigue, nasa...

  • May 10, 2019 1

    Court to EPA: Stop Stalling

    …on a decision to ban a brain-damaging pesticide. A federal court has ordered the EPA to decide by mid-July whether to ban chlorpyrifos, a pesticide that has been linked to neurodevelopmental effects in children. Chlorpyrifos is an organophosphate, which were chemicals de...

  • May 10, 2019 0

    Statins Work…for Less Than Half of Patients

    Want to flip a coin on your health? Researchers assessing the effectiveness of cholesterol-lowering statin drugs found that they didn’t work for 51% of the 165,000 patients studied (statins have to reduce LDL cholesterol levels by 40% after two years to be considered effective). ...

  • Apr 25, 2019 0

    New Treatment Slashes Autism Symptoms

    A promising treatment has shown remarkable success in treating autism—but will the FDA turn it into a Big Pharma blockbuster? Action Alert! Recently we reported on the advancements in research regarding fecal microbiota transplants (FMT), which harness the power of the gut microbiom...

  • Apr 10, 2019 0

    Taxpayer-funded HIV Treatment Making Big Profits for Big Pharma

    And we wonder why health care costs are so high. Action Alert! Researchers using government funds have found a novel way of using an old prescription drug to prevent HIV infection. But once again, the government is allowing the pharmaceutical industry to reap the benefits of publicly-...

  • Apr 10, 2019 0

    FDA’s Absurd Logic On CBD

    Hemp products have been used for hundreds of years, but FDA insists they are a new dietary ingredient. Huh? Action Alert! We’ve been monitoring the FDA’s treatment of CBD oil, a cheap, safe, and effective natural medicine for pain and other ailments. The agency has stated that CBD...

  • Apr 10, 2019 0

    New Bill Could Help Save Natural Medicines

    Legislation has been introduced to protect patient access to customized natural medicines. It needs our support. Action Alert! Representative Morgan Griffith (R-VA) has reintroduced a bill to ensure continued consumer access to customized natural medicines made at specialized pharmacies (know...

  • Mar 28, 2019 2

    Inside FDA’s Supplement Power Grab

    Just as we suspected, the FDA is coming after supplements once again. Action Alert! Recently we told you about a statement made by Commissioner Scott Gottlieb (who has since resigned his post) concerning the FDA’s regulatory approach to dietary supplements. The statement was short ...

  • Mar 28, 2019 0

    Chemical Industry Pay-to-Play Regulation Threatens Public Health

    User fees create a regulatory system ripe for corruption. Action Alert! We at ANH-USA have written many times before about how the FDA is beholden to the pharmaceutical industry: through drug user fees, Big Pharma pays the FDA to review its products, giving the FDA a bias towards the ...

  • Mar 28, 2019 0

    Frankenfish Coming to a Store Near You

    And you might not even realize you are serving it to your family. Action Alert! The FDA has removed the last roadblock to genetically engineered (GE) salmon hitting supermarket shelves. The GE salmon will have to follow the labeling guidelines spelled out in the GMO labeling law passe...