Category Archive for: ‘Nutritional Supplements’

Illegal claims made on dietary supplements, report says

A new report released by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services indicates that dozens of diet and immune system supplements on shelves make illegal claims on their labels – some going as far as purporting to cure or prevent diabetes or cancer. Government investigators said these claims not only lure consumers into wasting money, but could endanger their …

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FDA issues 2nd warning on Reumofan tainted with prescription drugs

For the second time this year, the Food and Drug Administration has issued a warning about the dietary supplement Reumofan Plus, which has caused bleeding, strokes and death among those who have taken the pills. The FDA said while the pills are being marketed as being a “natural” remedy for arthritis and muscle pain, Reumofan contains three prescription drug ingredients: …

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“All-natural” dietary supplement? Think again!

The Food and Drug Administration is cracking down on the makers of supposedly “all-natural” dietary supplements because many of them are laced with prescription drugs. In a new analysis by Consumer Reports, “Vitamins and Supplements: 10 Dangers That May Surprise You,” the most frequent violators are makers of supplements aimed to enhance male sexual performance. Daniel Fabricant, director of the …

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