Know your supplements & their manufacturers. Supplement pitfalls revealed by experts 

Researchers find significant amounts of pharmaceutical drugs hidden in various herbal supplements. Medical researchers in the United Kingdom have discovered that some common, over-the-counter herbal supplements contain significant amounts of pharmaceutical ingredients. The group is led by Duncan Burns, Emeritus Professor at the Institute for Global Food Security, located at the Queen’s University in Belfast.…Read more Know your supplements & their manufacturers. Supplement pitfalls revealed by experts 

R&D Costs For Pharmaceutical Companies Do Not Explain Elevated US Drug Prices

Pharmaceutical companies charge much more for their drugs in the United States than they do in other Western countries has contributed to public and political distrust of their pricing practices. When these higher US prices (which are sometimes cited as being two to five times the prices in Europe) are challenged, the pharmaceutical industry often explains that…Read more R&D Costs For Pharmaceutical Companies Do Not Explain Elevated US Drug Prices

Pharmaceutical Giants Caught Supplying Cartels With Tons of Bulk Ingredients to Produce Meth

Prosecutors in Belgium have recently announced that executives with pharmaceutical companies based in the country will be charged with knowingly providing drug cartels with prescription drugs that were used to manufacture methamphetamine. The companies are accused of providing the Mexican drug kingpin Ezio Figueroa Vazquez with several tons of ephedrine, knowing that it would be…Read more Pharmaceutical Giants Caught Supplying Cartels With Tons of Bulk Ingredients to Produce Meth

Pain Relief Through Better Nutrition Infographic

Researchers have demonstrated that omega-3 in flax or fish oil could quite possibly prevent osteoarthritis, as well as reduce osteoarthritis symptoms. Guinea pigs naturally develop osteoarthritis, and after being fed omega-3-rich diets, osteoarthritis was reduced by 50% in comparison to a standard diet. The study is a significant development in demonstrating that omega-3 fatty acids,…Read more Pain Relief Through Better Nutrition Infographic

Sun Pharma says U.S. FDA to lift ban on Mohali plant exports

India's largest drugmaker Sun Pharmaceutical Industries said U.S. regulators plan to lift a ban on its Mohali plant in northern India , paving the way for a resumption of exports to the company’s biggest market after four years. The move would come as a boost to Sun, whose U.S. growth has been hit over the past year…Read more Sun Pharma says U.S. FDA to lift ban on Mohali plant exports