Alzheimer's Supplements Fail Compared With Generic Drugs
(MedPage Today) -- Galantamine sold as prescription generic drugs was labeled accurately and free of contamination, but galantamine sold as dietary supplements was not, an analysis showed. Across 10 brands of dietary supplements, the actual quantity... (Source: MedPage Today Psychiatry)
Source: MedPage Today Psychiatry - February 24, 2024 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: news

Study: Dietary supplements fail versus prescription drugs with same active ingredient
A study that compares the label accuracy of a generic drug versus a dietary supplement with the same active ingredient found that the supplement fared very poorly when stacked up against the prescription version. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - February 23, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

NURISR Introduces New Skin Nourishing Dietary Supplement Line to Combat Acne
Nurisr Launches Dietary Supplements with Natural Ingredients to Offer a Holistic Approach to Skin Health and Acne Relief FLORIDA, Fla., Feb. 22, 2024 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- NURISR, a forward-thinking health and wellness brand, is proud to announce the launch of its latest dietary... (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - February 22, 2024 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: PDT Source Type: news

Growing attention on the toxicity of Chinese herbal medicine: a bibliometric analysis from 2013 to 2022 - Zhu KX, Wu M, Bian ZL, Han SL, Fang LM, Ge FF, Wang XZ, Xie SF.
INTRODUCTION: Despite the clinical value of Chinese herbal medicine (CHM), restricted comprehension of its toxicity limits the secure and efficacious application. Previous studies primarily focused on exploring specific toxicities within CHM, without provi... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 19, 2024 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Seniors, FDA Has 5 Medication Tips to Keep You Safe
MONDAY, Feb. 19, 2024 -- When settling into your senior years, you need to be especially careful when taking medicines, herbal remedies and supplements, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration says. That’s because older adults are likely to use... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - February 19, 2024 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Columbia company to go public through $320M deal
The company specializes in integrative medicine, which blends alternative therapies from traditional Eastern medicine with standard medical procedures. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - February 15, 2024 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Matt Hooke Source Type: news

EDZARD ERNST: World-renowned expert on alternative medicine warns anti-vaxx nonsense risks fuelling measles crisis
A recent review found that vaccine hesitancy is mainly due to concerns about vaccine safety, effectiveness, perception of measles risk and burden, and mistrust in experts. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 11, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

What to Know About Complementary Treatments for IBD
One of the hallmarks of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) is its unpredictability. Flares come and go, often with little rhyme or reason. Especially for people with moderate-to-severe IBD, most conventional forms of treatment—namely prescription drugs—are not enough to prevent flares or symptoms entirely.  In an effort to better control their IBD, many people with the condition turn to complementary and alternative treatments, also known as “CAM.” Definitions of CAM vary, but it usually includes herbal medicines or supplements, mind-body techniques like meditation, and Eastern medicine practi...
Source: TIME: Health - February 9, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Markham Heid Tags: Uncategorized freelance healthscienceclimate Source Type: news

FDA recalls male sexual enhancement supplements over undeclared drug ingredients
A Washington-based company has issued voluntary recalls of several dietary supplements marketed for male sexual enhancement that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration said contained undeclared drug ingredients. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - February 7, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Today The World Issues Voluntary Nationwide Recall of All Lots of Sustain and Schwinnng brand Dietary Supplement Capsules Due to the Presence of Undeclared Tadalafil and Nortadalafil
“Today The World” is voluntarily recalling two lots of Sustain herbal dietary supplement capsules and one lot of Schwinnng capsules to the consumer level. FDA analysis has found the products to contain undeclared Tadalafil and Nortadalafil (structurally similar to Tadalafil). Tadalafil and Norta dala (Source: FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research - What's New)
Source: FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research - What's New - February 5, 2024 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Authors: FDA Source Type: news

Today The World Issues Voluntary Nationwide Recall of All Lots of Arize Herbal Dietary Supplement Capsules Due to the Presence of Undeclared Nortadalafil
“Today The World” is voluntarily recalling one lot of Arize Herbal Dietary Supplement capsules to the consumer level. FDA analysis has found the products to contain undeclared Nortadalafil (structurally similar to Tadalafil). Nortadalafil is an active drug ingredient known for treatment of male ere (Source: FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research - What's New)
Source: FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research - What's New - February 5, 2024 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Authors: FDA Source Type: news

Alternative Therapies Like Meditation and Acupuncture Are on the Rise
More than one-third of American adults now supplement or substitute mainstream medical care with treatments long considered alternative. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - February 2, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Matt Richtel Tags: Alternative and Complementary Medicine Yoga Therapy and Rehabilitation Pain Acupuncture Anxiety and Stress Doctors Mental Health and Disorders Journal of the American Medical Assn Nahin, Richard L Boulder (Colo) your-feed-health yo Source Type: news

Got acne? TikTok says 'spearmint tea' will clear your spots... but the experts aren't convinced
TikTok users claim drinking spearmint tea can cure acne. But Holland & Barrett's retail health lead Dr Anojan Arulananthan urges people not to swap their acne treatment for herbal tea. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 1, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Can this £50 gel really rid women of pre-cancerous lesions? Bombshell claim of makers of 'HPV-eliminating' herbal remedy... but the experts aren't convinced
Papilocare can 'prevent and heal' abnormal cells that develop in the cervix, according to its makers. Yet a leading charity is suspicious of the claims made by Barcelona-based Procare Health. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 1, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Solara Labs Attains FSSC 22000 Certification, Reinforcing Commitment to Global Food Safety Standards
Solara Labs, a leading South Florida nutraceutical company, proudly announces its FSSC 22000 certification, a global standard endorsed by the Global Food Safety Initiative. This certification underscores Solara Labs' unwavering commitment to top-quality dietary supplements. Dr. Jose... (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - January 31, 2024 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news