Stop the FDA's Massive Attack Against Supplements

ACTION ALERT Alliance for Natural Health Update posted 10/11/16The FDA’s New Dietary Ingredient (NDI) notification process threatens consumer access to thousands of dietary supplements. The biggest issues in the original guidance remain in the latest revised version, and it is critical that the document be revised again to reflect what was intended in DSHEA: to […]

Congress pushes back against FDA's attempt to squash Compounding Pharmacies

Last year, the Drug Quality and Security Act, or DQSA, sponsored by Big Drug Companies, gave the FDA increased authority over compounding pharmacies, and the agency has responded by trying to regulate them out of existence. The new legislation passed by Congress in the December 2015 Omnibus Bill will temporarily help to save Estriol and […]

Saving Access to Bio-Identical Hormones & other Compounded Medications

The patients of Naturopathic Physicians derive tremendous benefit from safely compounded medications that are made available or administered to them in the physician’s office (known as “office use”).  Nutritional, herbal, homeopathic and Bio-Identical Hormone Replacement medications are compounded to meet unique patient needs. These medications are not available from large pharmaceutical manufacturers that do not […]

FDA Wants to Take Away Your Bioidentical Hormones

FDA initiating new regulations to limit Compounding Pharmacies and Bio-Identical Hormones   Big Drug Companies want to limit your access to natural, Bio-Identical Hormones, so that the only options you have left are the drugs that only they make, i.e. the synthetic copies of your hormones that they can patent and sell for billions of […]

Rising Costs / Limited Supply of Compounded Medications

Sadly, the Drug Quality and Security Act is a deviously misnamed attempt by big drug companies to put its competition out of business. It became law on November 27, 2013, after being signed by President Obama. Unfortunately, it seems Congress, influenced by big pharmacy’s big lobbying dollars, wanted to make the appearance of repremanding the FDA for […]

Multivitamin studies find no health benefits – Real Science, Blind Bias or Deception? Dec 19, 2013

Over half of all adults in the U.S. take multivitamins. A 2011 report from the National Center for Health Statistics estimated that 53% of American adults used some type of supplement in the years 2003 to 2006, with multivitamin/multimineral formulations being the most popular and U.S. consumers spent $28 billion on them in 2010 alone. […]