Consumer rights organizations urge the FDA and FTC to take action against Joseph Mercola and his businesses over their false, misleading, and dangerous claims that their products will prevent, treat or cure COVID-19.
A newly-published randomized controlled trial finds vitamin D supplementation has no effect on depression. This adds to the long list of medical conditions for which vitamin D supplementation has turned out to be ineffective.
A promotional video for a prostate remedy could serve as a template for deceptive videos about dietary supplements. All marketing, no science, and plenty of red flags.
New guidelines do not recommend probiotics for most gastrointestinal conditions.
Dr. Seeds sells a Chill Pill to treat stress and anxiety. There's no scientific evidence.
UPGRAID combines a new formulation of turmeric (curcumin) with 3 other ingredients. It is said to be more bioavailable and to offer unique advantages. The advertising is bad, and can't compensate for a lack of evidence.
Possibly the only thing spreading faster than COVID-19 is the pseudoscience about COVID-19.
A recent review shows that herbal products do present a potential risk during pregnancy, and should not be considered automatically safe.
Carolyn Dean believes magnesium deficiency is the cause of a great many diseases and recommends that everyone take magnesium supplements, preferably the one she sells, ReMag. I remain skeptical.
Neuriva claims to have proof from clinical studies. That's misleading.