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Ultimate Body Tox PRO: Recall - Undeclared Drug Ingredient

Fri, 02 Dec 2016 10:11:37 -0500

Ultimate Body–Tox voluntarily recalls Ultimate Body Tox PRO capsules due to undeclared sibutramine, which can increase blood pressure.

Products Containing Belladonna Extract by Raritan Pharmaceuticals: Recall - Possible Belladonna Alkaloids

Mon, 28 Nov 2016 11:17:34 -0500

Raritan Pharmaceuticals, a contract manufacturer for Homeolab USA, recalls pediatric homeopathic products containing belladonna extract.

GNC Women’s Ultra Mega Time Release 180 count Dietary Supplement by Nutra Manufacturing: Recall - Undeclared Milk

Mon, 21 Nov 2016 10:46:02 -0500

Nutra Manufacturing, Inc. recalls GNC Women’s Ultra Mega Time Release dietary supplement product due to milk contamination.

7 Things To Know About Complementary Health Approaches for Anxiety

Thu, 17 Nov 2016 14:21:39 -0500

Occasional anxiety is a normal part of life. You might feel anxious when faced with a problem at work, before taking a test, or making an important decision. But for some people, anxiety becomes a severe, persistent problem that’s hard to control and can interfere with daily activities; this is called an anxiety disorder. Effective conventional treatments for anxiety disorders, including psychotherapy and medication, are available.

Anxiety at a Glance

Wed, 16 Nov 2016 17:33:44 -0500


Can complementary health approaches help the 18 percent of American adults who have an anxiety disorder? Find out here.

FTC Issues Enforcement Policy Statement Regarding Marketing Claims for Over-the-Counter Homeopathic Drugs

Wed, 16 Nov 2016 08:14:03 -0500

FTC announces new enforcement policy statement on over-the-counter homeopathic products.

FTC Wins Summary Judgment against Pitchman of Deceptive Green Coffee Weight-Loss Ads; $30 Million Judgment Entered

Tue, 15 Nov 2016 11:34:10 -0500

U.S. district court judge issues summary decision and judgment against deceptive marketing claims for Pure Green Coffee.

Anxiety and Complementary Health Approaches

Thu, 17 Nov 2016 13:28:28 -0500


Researchers are studying a variety of complementary health approaches to see whether they might be helpful for occasional anxiety or anxiety disorders. There is some evidence that mindfulness and other forms of meditation, music, relaxation techniques, and melatonin may be efficacious for anxiety, especially anxiety associated with medical procedures or chronic medical problems. However, there is not enough evidence on other complementary health approaches for anxiety to draw definitive conclusions about their efficacy.

Ton Shen Health Recalls Life Rising Brand “Side Head Regulator TT Tablet” Because of Possible Health Risk for Children Under the Age of 18

Thu, 10 Nov 2016 12:05:47 -0500

Ton Shen Health of Chicago, IL, recalls its Life Rising brand “Side Head Regulator TT” Tablets because of elevated levels of lead.

Skinny Bee Diet by Love My Tru Body: Recall - Undeclared Drug Ingredients

Wed, 09 Nov 2016 11:27:42 -0500

Love My Tru Body voluntarily recalls all of Skinny Bee Diet 500 mg due to undeclared drug ingredients.

Garcinia Cambogia

Wed, 30 Nov 2016 15:40:55 -0500


This fact sheet provides information about the safety and effectiveness of the dietary supplement garcinia cambogia.

Homeopathic Teething Gels and Tablets

Fri, 14 Oct 2016 16:01:33 -0400

The FDA warns consumers that homeopathic teething tablets and gels may pose a serious risk to infants and children.

Renowned Expert on Opioids, Clinical Guidelines, and Systematic Reviews To Give Research Lecture

Tue, 11 Oct 2016 12:25:29 -0400

Roger Chou, M.D., will lecture on “Opioids for Chronic Pain: Evidence, Guidelines, and Policy and Practice Implications,” on Monday, Oct. 17, at NIH.

Marketers of Joint Pain Supplement Agree to Settle FTC Charges of Deceptive Advertising, Endorsements

Thu, 13 Oct 2016 18:06:56 -0400

Sellers of Supple, a glucosamine and chondroitin liquid supplement, settle Federal Trade Commission charges on false advertising.

Now Hiring: Program Director for the Microbiome-Gut-Brain Research Area

Wed, 05 Oct 2016 18:20:16 -0400

In this blog post, Dr. Partap Khalsa welcomes applicants for a program director position in the NCCIH Division of Extramural Research’s Basic and Mechanistic Research Branch.

New Analysis of Data Reveals Americans’ Use of Complementary Health Approaches for Musculoskeletal Pain

Wed, 12 Oct 2016 11:27:00 -0400


American adults with some form of musculoskeletal pain are more likely to use complementary health approaches than people without one of these pain disorders, according to recent data from the National Health Interview Survey.

The Common Cold and Complementary Health Approaches

Tue, 01 Nov 2016 12:21:48 -0400


Colds are a leading reason for visiting a doctor and for missing school or work. To prevent or treat colds some people turn to complementary health approaches such as herbs, vitamins, and minerals. This issue provides information on “what the science says” about some of these practices for the flu and for the common cold, including zinc, vitamin C, echinacea, probiotics, nasal saline irrigation, buckwheat honey, and geranium extract.