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F.D.A. Warns Supplement Makers to Stop Touting Cures for Diseases Like Alzheimer’s

The Food and Drug Administration on Monday warned 12 sellers of dietary supplements to stop claiming their products can cure Alzheimer’s disease. At the same time, Dr. Scott Gottlieb, the agency’s commissioner, suggested that Congress strengthen the F.D.A.’s authority over an estimated $ 40 billion industry, which sells as many as 80,000 kinds of powders… Read More »

University of Iowa touting 'exercise is medicine' – The Gazette

IOWA CITY — Imagine if you could pop a pill that would lower the risk of heart disease, diabetes, cancer and other chronic illnesses while improving quality of sleep, strengthening cognitive function, preventing depression and decreasing anxiety. Well, you can’t, according to Lucas Carr, University of Iowa associate professor in the Department of Health and… Read More »