QUIS CUSTODIET IPSOS CUSTODIES? It’s all Greek to our medical watchdog
’Tis the season that brings to mind auld acquaintances, and Roaccutane (isotretinoin), the acne drug, is fully deserving of the biggest Drug of the Month welcome.
Concerning the latest Medicines Control Agency bulldozer (WDDTY vol 13 no 2), I’ve recently spoken to Robert Joy, BioCare’s marketing director, who is very disheartened by the seeming inevitability of loss of choice for us the consumer.
Re WDDTY vol 14 no 3, some years ago the amino-acid L-tryptophan was sold in healthfood stores and used by thousands of people for sleep and stress-related problems. Sadly, L-tryptophan was taken off the market
THE STATE OF THE DRUGS INDUSTRY, PART III: Anyone at home at the Medic
Crisis? What crisis?
The withdrawal of a drug from the market would hardly seem grounds for Christmas cheer, but it may be simply an indication that the winds of change are finally upon us.
If the European Union is the school bully when it comes to terrorising alternative medicine, the British Medicines Control Agency is his scrawny sidekick.
KNOW YOUR PPA: Don’t buy products with this deadly ingredient
Hard on the heels of its ‘success’ in bulldozing through a directive severely curtailing vitamin supplements, the European Commission is busy in its self-appointed task of dismantling natural medicine, bit by stealthy bit.