The ANH-Intl archive of newsletters, documents, infographics, other pdfs and press releases

  • Code Red Alert to Canadians: Bill C-6 missile is launched!

    The February 2009 call to Canadian natural health consumers and industry to come together to challenge Bill-C6, which could adversely impact thousands of natural health products presently upon the Canadian market, as well as, potentially, the practice of natural medicine, including herbal and orthomolecular medicine.

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    Press release from the Orthomolecular Medicine News Service regarding the pharma biases in journals.

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  • ANH Open Letter to EFSA questioning its risk assessment methodologies

    The ANH open letter was stimulated following EFSA's dismissive response to ANH and Professor Vyvyan Howard's critical commentaries on the opinion of the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) over the use of sodium monofluorophosphate in food supplements.

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  • ANH release: ANH calls for inquiry into EFSA's risk assessment work

    ANH release on 26th January 2009, calling for an independent inquiry into EFSA's risk assessment work, on the day ANH released its own critique and another independent commentary by Prof Vyvyan Howard. Both these critiques are referenced in the Notes to the Editor section of the release.

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  • ANH release: Ray of sunlight from ANH/Irish efforts in Petitions Committee, Brussels

    Press release following the decision on 19 January 2009 by the European Parliament's Petitions Committee to keep open the Irish Association of Health Stores' petition challenging the European Commission's planned imposition of draconian maximum limits for vitamin and mineral food supplements in Europe. The petition was presented to the Petitions Committee in Brussels by ANH's Rob Verkerk.

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  • ANH release: Detox works and is scientifically valid

    ANH release responding to Sense About Science's Debunking Detox campaign which claims "detox has has no meaning outside of the clinical treatment for drug addiction or poisoning." ANH dissects some of the irrational and non-scientific statements behind the Sense About Science campaign, which has been fuelled by new recruits in its affiliated organisation Voice of Young Scientists.

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  • ANH release: Cancer prevention study or study designed to prevent vitamin sales?

    Press release on ANH rebuttal to Dr Jennifer Lin and colleagues' study published on 7 January 2009 in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute which claimed that vitamins don't prevent cancer. Key authors of rebuttal: Drs Robert Verkerk, Steve Hickey and Damien Downing.

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  • Another Trial Designed To Fail: ANH Critiques Lin's Cancer Prevention Study

    Read how yet another study has been designed to fail—or designed to prevent vitamin sales perhaps?

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  • Cookbook science: a half-baked approach

    Drs Steve Hickey and Robert Verkerk's comment which accompanied the longer critique released on 8 January 2009 of Dr Jennifer Lin and colleagues randomised controlled trial on vitamin supplements and cancer, published in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute.

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  • ANH Innovators Club Special Bulletin

    EU regulatory overview.

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