The Federal Trade Commission is mailing 227,000 refund checks totaling more than $9.8 million to people who bought “fat burning” and “weight loss” products and other dietary supplements, DVDs, or skin creams, including Pure Green Coffee Bean Plus and RKG Extreme, from Health Formulas LLC and related companies. The average refund amount is $43.
On Friday, October 6, the National Advisory Council for Complementary and Integrative Health (NACCIH) will hold its first meeting of Fiscal Year 2018. NCCIH grantees and potential applicants may find it useful to hear updates on the Center’s activities and presentations by staff about future funding priorities. We will provide a livestream of the meeting’s open session via NIH Videocast from 9:45 a.m. to 3:05 p.m. ET.
Former U.S. Surgeon General Vivek Murthy, M.D., delivered 2017 Straus Lecture on the public health consequences of stress on Americans.
If you are planning to submit a grant application that includes human subjects to NCCIH this fall, we want to help you select the best funding opportunity announcement (FOA) to use.
Joint HHS-DoD-VA initiative will award multiple grants totaling $81 million
U.S. agencies partner on research that focuses on nondrug approaches for pain management in military personnel and veterans; NCCIH is the lead for this multi-agency initiative.
FDA advises consumers not to purchase or use Physic Candy – Define, a product promoted and sold for weight loss.
FDA advises consumers not to purchase or use Physic Candy – Curve, a product promoted and sold for weight loss.
NCCIH scientists identify sensory neurons that may offer insights into new approaches to pain therapy.
A new study in mice, conducted at the National Institutes of Health, has identified nerve cells that may play a role in pain and touch.
Corpus Christi, TX, EZ Weight Loss TX is voluntarily recalling all lots of La Bri’s Body Health Atomic and Xplode capsules to the consumer level. FDA analysis has found the products to be tainted with sibutramine.
Sibutramine is an appetite suppressant that was withdrawn from the U.S. market in October 2010 for safety reasons. The presence of sibutramine in these products renders it an unapproved drug for which safety and efficacy have not been established and, therefore subject to recall.
Results of a new NCCIH-supported study suggest group sessions of mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR) or cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) are cost-effective for chronic low-back pain.
AMPT Life, LLC voluntarily recalls all lots of AMPT Coffee to the consumer level due to presence of erectile-dysfunction-treating drugs, as well as milk.
Voluntary recall of Man of Steel 1 and Man of Steel 2 because of undeclared drug ingredient.
In this blog post, Dr. Eve Reider discusses an NIH FOA that focuses on linking data from health care system records to mortality data to obtain a more accurate understanding of risk factors related to suicide.
EZ Weight Loss TX voluntarily recalls La Bri’s Body Health Atomic and Xplode capsules due to contamination with sibutramine.
Ultra Shop Supplement voluntarily recalls Super Panther 7K capsules, (1 count blister card Lot#: RO846356 and 6 count bottle Lot RO246852 within expiry), due to undeclared sildenafil and tadalafil,
FDA advises consumers not to purchase or use Kingdom Honey for Her, a product promoted and sold for sexual enhancement.
FDA advises consumers not to purchase or use Royal Honey VIP, a product promoted and sold for sexual enhancement.
FDA advises consumers not to purchase or use Kingdom Honey for Him, a product promoted and sold for sexual enhancement.
FDA advises consumers not to purchase or use Rhino 7 Platinum 5000, a product promoted and sold for sexual enhancement.