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FTC Settlement Bars Spam Email Marketing, Baseless Weight-Loss Claims by Diet-Pill Operation

Fri, 17 Mar 2017 12:04:08 -0400

Florida-based companies used illegal spam e-mail, false weight-loss claims, and phony celebrity endorsements to market bogus weight-loss products; will pay $500,000 to settle FTC charges.




Colorado Unapproved Drug and Dietary Supplement Makers Ordered to Cease Operations for Federal Violations

Thu, 16 Mar 2017 11:10:54 -0400

Colorado judge orders EonNutra and HABW to cease manufacturing and distributing unapproved drugs and dietary supplements until their operations comply with Federal law.




Herbal and Dietary Supplement Products by Regeneca Worldwide: Recall - Not Manufactured in Compliance with Current Good Manufacturing Practices

Mon, 13 Mar 2017 18:02:54 -0400

Regeneca Worldwide recalls its entire line of herbal and dietary supplement products.




Whole Body Cryotherapy (WBC): A "Cool" Trend that Lacks Evidence, Poses Risks

Thu, 09 Mar 2017 12:58:09 -0500

FDA says whole body cryotherapy is unproven and may be risky.







How the Body and Brain Achieve Carpal Tunnel Pain Relief via Acupuncture

Fri, 03 Mar 2017 17:55:35 -0500

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Research describes how acupuncture may relieve pain in people with carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) while also showing acupuncture’s effects in the brain’s pain centers.




Study Finds a Possible Biological Reason for Health Benefits From Marriage

Mon, 13 Mar 2017 10:02:31 -0400

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Married couples may be healthier than their single counterparts due to lower levels of the stress hormone cortisol.




New ACP Clinical Practice Guidelines on Nonpharmacologic Treatment for Low-Back Pain

Thu, 02 Mar 2017 12:29:30 -0500

Last month, the American College of Physicians (ACP) released new clinical practice guidelines on noninvasive treatments for low-back pain, recommending that clinicians and patients initially select nonpharmacologic treatment as first-line therapy in most cases.




8 Things To Know About Mind and Body Approaches for Health Problems Facing Military Personnel and Veterans

Wed, 01 Mar 2017 16:16:35 -0500

Many military personnel, veterans, and their families turn to complementary and integrative health approaches to increase their options for managing pain and associated problems.




Mind and Body Approaches for Health Problems in Military Personnel and Veterans

Thu, 16 Mar 2017 09:15:35 -0400

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Many military personnel and veterans experience chronic pain and may have other co-morbid conditions that also may be challenging. Can complementary health approaches help? Find out more here.




XtraHRD Natural Male Enhancement Capsules by Organic Herbal Supply, Inc.: Recall - Undeclared Drug Ingredient

Mon, 27 Feb 2017 08:49:31 -0500

Organic Herbal Supply, Inc. is conducting a voluntary nationwide recall of all lots of XtraHRD Natural Male Enhancement capsules.




FTC, Maine Attorney General Shut Down Web of Deceptive Supplement Sellers

Thu, 23 Feb 2017 12:15:33 -0500

Federal Trade Commission and the Maine Office of the Attorney General announced a complaint and three settlements with dietary supplement marketers.




Louisiana drug and dietary supplement maker ordered to cease operations due to federal violations

Thu, 23 Feb 2017 08:37:36 -0500

Pick and Pay Inc./Cili Minerals, a manufacturer and distributor of drugs and dietary supplements, and its owner, Anton S. Botha, ordered to immediately cease operations until it comes into compliance with federal laws.




NCCIH to Address the NIH Notice Requiring Clinical Trial-Specific Funding Opportunity Announcements

Wed, 22 Feb 2017 12:07:04 -0500

NIH outlines changes in how it accepts clinical trial applications & NCCIH moves forward with plans to develop Center-specific clinical trials initiatives.




Kingsway Trading Inc. Recalls “Xanthium & Siler Combo (Bi Yan Pian) Dietary Supplement” because it Contains Banned Ephedra Alkaloids

Fri, 10 Feb 2017 10:40:39 -0500

Kingsway Trading Inc. recalls Xanthium & Siler Combo (Bi Yan Pian) dietary supplement.




Federal judge approves consent decree with California dietary supplement distributor, Regeneca Worldwide

Fri, 10 Feb 2017 10:37:20 -0500

California court orders VivaCeuticals/Regeneca Worldwide to stop selling its products for safety reasons.




Slimming Plus Advanced Contains Hidden Drug Ingredients

Mon, 06 Feb 2017 15:06:06 -0500

FDA advises consumers not to purchase or use Slimming Plus Advanced, a product promoted and sold for weight loss.




Goldreallas Original Contains Hidden Drug Ingredient

Wed, 08 Feb 2017 18:19:39 -0500

FDA advises consumers not to purchase or use Goldreallas Original, a product promoted and sold for sexual enhancement.




Ginseng for Reinforcing Kidney Contains Hidden Drug Ingredient

Mon, 06 Feb 2017 15:06:40 -0500

FDA advises consumers not to purchase or use Ginseng for Reinforcing Kidney for sexual enhancement.




Platinum Weight Loss Solution – Fat Loss Metabolizer Contains Hidden Drug Ingredients

Mon, 06 Feb 2017 15:05:39 -0500

FDA advises consumers not to purchase or use Platinum Weight Solution – Fat Loss Metabolizer.




Platinum Max Strength Blue Pill Version Contains Hidden Drug Ingredients

Mon, 06 Feb 2017 11:51:40 -0500

FDA advises consumers not to purchase or use Platinum Max Strength Blue Pill Version for weight loss.




Goldreallas XXX Contains Hidden Drug Ingredient

Fri, 03 Feb 2017 10:03:20 -0500

FDA advises consumers not to purchase or use Goldreallas XXX, a product promoted and sold for sexual enhancement.




Lean Extreme Max Contains Hidden Drug Ingredient

Fri, 03 Feb 2017 10:02:38 -0500

FDA advises consumers not to purchase or use Lean Extreme Max.




NCCIH Issues New Policy on Clinical Study Accrual and Retention​​​​​​​

Tue, 07 Feb 2017 12:50:33 -0500

In this blog post, Dr. Catherine Meyers discusses the NCCIH policy on study accrual and retention, developed to enhance the Center’s clinical research enterprise.




FDA confirms elevated levels of belladonna in certain homeopathic teething products

Mon, 06 Feb 2017 15:05:12 -0500

FDA lab analysis finds belladonna in homeopathic teething products; urges consumers not to use them.