The risk of lead poisoning was initially communicated by the North Carolina Division of Public Health who tested the product and found high levels of lead.
In March and May 2017, two patients given intravenous (IV) infusions of curcumin emulsion compounded with polyethylene glycol (PEG) 40 castor oil reported having immediate hypersensitivity reactions.
The use of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) specifically for the treatment of migraine and headache is "relatively low" in the U.S.
"The use of acupuncture with or without clomiphene, compared with control acupuncture and placebo, did not increase live births," the authors write.
The study - billed as the world's largest randomized, controlled trial of acupuncture in the emergency department - included 528 patients.
For patients who can't tolerate or afford hypertension medications, the research suggested some herbal alternatives: tiankuijiangya, zhongfujiangya, jiangyabao, and jiangya.
Researchers provided 30 patients who'd had spinal fusion surgery with a 30-minute music therapy session within 72 hours of their operation, while another group received only standard care after their procedure.
Holy basil is not recommended for pregnant or nursing mothers or young children. It should also be used with caution in patients with diabetes.
Findings from a systematic review showed low- to moderate-certainty evidence that yoga vs. non-exercise controls resulted in small to moderate improvements in back-related function at Months 3 and 6.
Raritan Pharmaceuticals announced a voluntary recall of several homeopathic products due to the potential for variation in the content of belladonna extract.
After the FDA's safety alert regarding homeopathic teething tablets in 2010, the Agency has been evaluating reported adverse events related to use of these products such as seizures.
Acupuncture seems to be effective for amnestic mild cognitive impairment (AMCI), according to a meta-analysis published online August 4 in Acupuncture in Medicine.
According to a study in The American Journal of Drug and Alcohol Abuse, psilocybin showed promise in promoting long-term smoking abstinence in the context of a structured treatment program.