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U.S. Teens Embracing Alternative Meds. Is That a Healthy Trend?

Posted 4 days ago by Drugs.com

MONDAY, June 18, 2018 – Alternative medicines – such as herbal products and so-called nutraceuticals – have soared in popularity among American youth, a new report shows. Between 2003 and 2014, the use of alternative medicines doubled, driven largely by increased use of omega-3 fatty acids and melatonin among teens. The findings are cause for concern, according to study author Dima Qato, an ...

FDA Medwatch Alert: Certain Kratom-Containing Powder Products by Viable Solutions: Recall -Possible Salmonella Contamination

Posted 23 Apr 2018 by Drugs.com

ISSUE: Viable Solutions of Nampa, ID has initiated a recall of certain Kratom-containing powder products, because it has the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Healthy persons infected with Salmonella often experience fever, diarrhea ...

FDA Medwatch Alert: NxtGen Botanicals Maeng Da Kratom by NGB Corp.: Recall - Possible Salmonella Contamination

Posted 23 Apr 2018 by Drugs.com

ISSUE: NGB Corp. of West Jordan, Utah is voluntarily recalling NxtGen Botanicals Maeng Da Kratom labeled bottles of encapsulated product because it has the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. One illness has been reported to date and the ...

FDA Medwatch Alert: Maeng Da Red Powder and Capsules by Club 13: Recall - Possible Contamination With Salmonella

Posted 10 Apr 2018 by Drugs.com

ISSUE: Club 13 is recalling 15-gram, 30-gram, 90-gram, 150-gram, and 454-gram pouches, and all bulk orders of "Maeng Da Red" kratom powder, lot # MRMD012618 5-count, 25-count, 50-count, 100-count, 120-count capsule, and all bulk capsule orders of “Maeng Da Red” kratom bottles, marked with the following lot numbers on the bottom left side: MRMD013018, MRMD013118, MRMD020118, MRMD020518, MRM ...

FDA Medwatch Alert: Kratom-containing Products by Triangle Pharmanaturals: Mandatory Recall - Risk of Salmonella

Posted 4 Apr 2018 by Drugs.com

ISSUE: FDA issued a mandatory recall order for all food products containing powdered kratom manufactured, processed, packed, or held by Triangle Pharmanaturals LLC, after several were found to contain salmonella. The agency took this action after the company failed to cooperate with the FDA’s request to conduct a voluntary recall. Two samples of kratom products manufactured by Triangle P ...

FDA Medwatch Alert: Dietary Supplements by Nutrizone: Recall - Potential for Salmonella Contamination

Posted 4 Apr 2018 by Drugs.com

ISSUE: NutriZone, LLC is recalling 4 different dietary supplements because it has the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella. The potential for contamination was noted after routine sampling and testing by the FDA revealed the presence of Salmonella. Salmonella is an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with ...

FDA Medwatch Alert: Eclipse Kratom by Tamarack: Recall - Possible Salmonella Contamination

Posted 27 Mar 2018 by Drugs.com

ISSUE: Tamarack is voluntarily recalling Eclipse Kratom-containing powder products because it has the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Healthy persons infected with Salmonella often experience fever, diarrhea (which may be bloody), ...

The Dynamic Duo: Calcium and Vitamin D

Posted 15 Mar 2018 by Drugs.com

THURSDAY, March 15, 2018 – Your need for calcium gets a lot of attention, but your body can't use it without its partner, vitamin D, according to the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. Most adults need 1,000 milligrams of calcium each day. Recommendations for vitamin D range from the current recommended daily allowance of 600 International Units (IUs), all the way up to 4,000 IUs to best ...

FDA Medwatch Alert: Kratom-containing Powder Products by PDX Aromatics: Recall - Potential for Contamination with Salmonella

Posted 12 Mar 2018 by Drugs.com

ISSUE: PDX Aromatics of Portland, Oregon DBA Kraken Kratom, Phytoextractum, and Soul Speciosa, has initiated a recall of certain kratom-containing powder products because it has the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Healthy persons ...

FDA Medwatch Alert: Bella Diet Capsules by Bella All Natural: Recall - Presence of Sibutramine

Posted 28 Feb 2018 by Drugs.com

ISSUE: Bella All Natural is voluntarily recalling its Diet Capsules labeled as Bella, Lot Number MFD:10.15.2017 EXP: 10.14.2019, to the consumer level. This recall has been initiated due to presence of sibutramine. Sibutramine is an appetite suppressant that was withdrawn from the U.S. market in October 2010 due to safety concerns. N-Desmethyl sibutramine is an active metabolite of sibutramine. ...

Antioxidants: The Good Health Helpers

Posted 23 Feb 2018 by Drugs.com

FRIDAY, Feb. 23, 2018 – Antioxidants – it's a hot nutrition buzzword, but do you know what they really are? Antioxidants are naturally occurring chemicals that block the activity of other chemicals called free radicals. Free radicals are formed naturally in the body and actually play an important role in many everyday processes, such as exercise and metabolism. But at high concentrations, they ...

Cow, Soy or Almond: Which 'Milk' Is Best for You?

Posted 1 Feb 2018 by Drugs.com

THURSDAY, Feb. 1, 2018 – Almond milk, soy milk, rice milk and coconut milk may all offer lactose-free alternatives to cow's milk, but new research suggests that the dairy version remains the most nutritious option. The finding stems from a Canadian analysis that assessed the nutritional value of a single serving of the four most popular plant-based milks relative to cow's milk. "We thought that ...

'IV Lounges' Are the Latest Health Fad, But Are They Safe?

Posted 31 Jan 2018 by Drugs.com

WEDNESDAY, Jan. 31, 2018 – "Rent-a-drip" IV lounges are popping up across the country, promising speedy recovery for hangover sufferers, jet lag victims and others seeking an intravenous solution to modern dilemmas. But experts say these lounges are at best a waste of money and at worst potentially dangerous. "The whole thing is really nonsense," said Dr. Stanley Goldfarb, a professor of ...

Who Really Needs to Go Gluten-Free

Posted 29 Jan 2018 by Drugs.com

MONDAY, Jan. 29, 2018 – It seems like "gluten-free" labels are popping up everywhere, including on foods that never had any gluten to begin with. Is this a health bandwagon you should jump on … or shy away from? Gluten is a protein found mostly in wheat, barley and rye. A gluten-free diet is a must for the 2 percent of the population diagnosed with celiac disease, to avoid serious intestinal i ...

FDA Medwatch Alert: "Zero For Him" Dietary Supplement by Break Ventures/California Basics: Recall - Possible Salmonella Contamination

Posted 24 Jan 2018 by Drugs.com

[Posted 01/24/2018] ISSUE: Break Ventures/California Basics is recalling its Dietary Supplement “Zero for Him 150ct” Lot# 1710-638 because it may be contaminated with Salmonella, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Healthy persons infected with Salmonella often experience fever, dia ...

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