Posts Tagged "Big Pharma"

FDA Draft Guidance Threatens Supplements

Posted on Sep 29, 2011 | 13 comments

FDA Draft Guidance Threatens Supplements

In January 2009, the FDA announced that the active form of vitamin B6, or pyridoxamine dihydrochloride, was a “new drug,” meaning any substance containing pyridoxamine could not be marketed as a dietary supplement. While pyridoxamine dihydrochloride is naturally present in foods such as fish, chicken, whole grain products, vegetables, nuts and bananas, among others, any supplements containing the active form of this nutrient are considered adulterated and illegal by the FDA.

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The Emerging Truth about Statins

Posted on Feb 22, 2011 | 0 comments

The Emerging Truth about Statins

Estimated costs of treating heart disease in the US will go up by approximately 545 billion dollars over the next two decades as the statistics related to this epidemic continue to rise.

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