Pulse of Natural Health Archives

  • Oct 28, 2008 0

    Vitamin Use in Cancer Care

    (And You Thought the Election Rhetoric Was Vicious!) The use of vitamins—and antioxidants in particular—during cancer therapy has a long history of controversy. Many pioneers in the field of cancer care and research—Drs. Charles Simone, Ralph Moss, Kedar Prasad, and Keith Block, among others...

  • Oct 28, 2008 1

    Our Troops Deserve Better

    The Truth about Supplement Use among the Armed Forces In 1997, the National Defense Council Foundation found that the federal government could save up to $6.3 billion annually by increasing the health of active and retired military personnel through an anti-aging program—one that includes the use ...

  • Oct 28, 2008 0

    Adverse Event Report Labeling for Supplements — the Controversy Continues

    In 2006, AAHF took a stand against the proposed Dietary Supplement and Non-Prescription Drug Consumer Protection legislation, now law, because we felt the bill was not in the public’s best interest. The Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act had already been amended to require reporting of serious adverse e...

  • Oct 28, 2008 0

    The Campaign against Alternative Health Practitioners

    A recent post in the blog of attorney of Michael Cohen, author of Legal Issues in Alternative Medicine and other books, speaks to pending cases by the Florida Department of Health against unlicensed practitioners of alternative medicine. In fact, graduates of accredited institutions such as Bastyr U...

  • Oct 28, 2008 0

    Supplements and Stroke

    Strokes are on the rise in this country; each year there are 700,000 reported strokes in the U.S. Too frequently, they occur in people under the age of 30. The Wall Street Journal has published a number of front page articles devoted to stroke in the U.S. (1) (2) (3) (4) They show that medical costs...

  • Oct 28, 2008 0

    Neuropathy and B Vitamins

    A recent Wall Street Journal article about a prescription form of folic acid, vitamin B6, and vitamin B12 to treat diabetic neuropathy makes us wonder about another attempt to make supplements available only by prescription. According to the article, the prescription supplement boosts the production...

  • Oct 21, 2008 9

    European Governments Warn of Dangers of Cell Phones and Wi-Fi

    The Alliance for Natural Health (ANH), our partner organization, recently posted an excellent article and accompanying commentary entitled "Electro-Spin." It summarized recent findings from both the US and Europe, such as: (more…)...