Latest Natural Health Products Stories

2008-09-13 03:00:10

By Johnson, Teela Boon, Heather; Jurgens, Tannis; Austin, Zubin; Moineddin, Rahim; Eccott, Lynda; Heschuk, Shirley Objective. To determine fourth-year Canadian pharmacy students' knowledge of herbal medicine and whether that knowledge is associated with mandatory instruction in herbal medicine. Methods. Standardized multiple-choice tests assessing students' herbal knowledge were distributed to all fourth-year BSc pharmacy students at 5 pharmacy schools in Canada. Results. The Quebec...

2008-09-06 00:00:07

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Sept. 5, 2008) - The Honourable Tony Clement, Minister of Health, today launched a new online database that will improve access to information on licensed natural health products. The Licensed Natural Health Products Database will allow Canadians to quickly and easily search for more detailed information on natural health products that have been authorized for sale in Canada. "The Government of Canada recognizes that more and more Canadians are using natural...

2008-07-22 15:01:06

Further to an advisory posted in December 2007 (http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/ahc-asc/media/advisories-avis/_2007/2007_179-eng.php), Health Canada is informing Canadians of additional information on Wild Vineyard products that pose a risk to health. These products, listed below, have been found to contain unacceptable levels of bacterial contamination and/or heavy metal contamination, such as lead. In addition, some of these products are inappropriately labelled. Will's Rain Forest Clear Lung...

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