Resources

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

  • Press Release - 081118 Faulty study targets vitamins C and E

    Released on 18th November 2008, jointly with the American Association for Health Freedom, drawing attention to the gross inadequacies of Howard Sesso and colleagues' Physicians' Health Study II in assessing the value of vitamins C and E in the prevention of heart disease.

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  • ANH rebuttal to PHSII: "Designed to fail—a trial without meaning"

    This is the ANH rebuttal to Sesso et al's findings from the Physicians' Health StudyII, published in JAMA in November 2008. The study generated international headlines suggesting that vitamin C and E supplements were ineffective for the prevention of heart disease.

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  • ANH rebuttal to PHSII: "Designed to fail—a trial without meaning" (1)

    This is the ANH rebuttal to Sesso et al's findings from the Physicians' Health StudyII, published in JAMA in November 2008. The study generated international headlines suggesting that vitamin C and E supplements were ineffective for the prevention of heart disease.

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  • ANH rebuttal to PHSII: "Designed to fail—a trial without meaning" (2)

    This is the ANH rebuttal to Sesso et al's findings from the Physicians' Health Study II, published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) in November 2008. The study generated international headlines suggesting that vitamin C and E supplements were ineffective for the prevention of heart disease.

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  • Sue McGinty on EU health claims and nutrigenomics

    Sue McGinty from South Bank University has published through IFIS an informative article on how the EU's attempt to harmonise nutrition and health claims conflicts with the varying needs of individuals and subpopulations.

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  • ANH submits two petitions to the European Parliament

    Food supplements and mobile phones seem unlikely bed partners. But the contrasting way in which risks from each is being managed in the EU would seem to suggest that something is not right—and perhaps consumer protection is a lesser priority than often claimed. The ANH appeals to the European Parliament in a bid to use the democratic process in the public interest.

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  • ANH Petition on Risk Assessment and Management Methods Limiting Consumer Access to Vitamin and Mineral Food Supplements

    ANH petition submitted to European Parliament Petitions Committee, 17th September 2008, hosted by Kathy Sinnott MEP.

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  • ANH Petition on Risk Assessment and Management of Public Health Risk from Electromagnetic Fields (EMF)

    ANH petition, relating to cellular (mobile) phones, cordless DECT phones, WIFI and other wireless technologies, submitted to European Parliament Petitions Committee, 17th September 2008, hosted by Kathy Sinnott MEP.

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  • Press Release - 080910 MEP Kathy Sinnott lays down the gauntlet at Irish health show

    Independent Irish MEP Kathy Sinnott addressed the Irish health trade at the Rude Health Show in Dublin (6th September) with her concerns over the European Commission’s proposed approach to harmonising European laws affecting the natural products industry.

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  • Engineering sustainability into hospitals — a perspective

    An article, written by Dominic Stalker, evaluating approaches to incorporating the principles of sustainability into hospitals. This article looks at both the engineering and health aspects of sustainability, although it's primary focus is on the former.

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