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FDA recalls popular dietary supplement

...gamma butyrolactone (GBL), a dietary supplement that the Food and Drug Administration...of illness and poisoning in dietary supplement users. There are no reliable...is an ingredient in several dietary supplement products. The similar symptom...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/02/04/ent_252295.shtml
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Drug company sues FDA over dietary supplement regulations

...judge is considering when a dietary supplement crosses the line into medicine...imports. The maker of the dietary supplement claims the red yeast rice powder...FDA's powers under the 1994 Dietary Supplement Health and Education Act...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/06/17/tec_231137.shtml
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FDA goes to court to attempt to regulate dietary supplement

...LAKE CITY -- The maker of the dietary supplement Cholestin claims it "promotes...FDA's powers under the 1994 Dietary Supplement Health and Education Act...agency off the backs of the dietary supplement industry. The company is based...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/06/21/tec_231481.shtml
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Dietary supplement claims to aid in fertility

...to couples struggling to have a baby, saying the dietary supplement may improve a man's sperm quality. The direct-to-consumer...very safe. But L-carnitine also is sold as a dietary supplement, and dietary supplements are largely unregulated...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/05/26/tec_262316.shtml
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Study suggests dietary supplement may slow Parkinson's

CHICAGO -- A small but promising study found that an over-the-counter dietary supplement may slow the progression of Parkinson's disease. Existing treatments may ease symptoms of the degenerative brain disorder but...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/10/16/tec_358761.shtml
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Pupils suspended over pills

...while experimenting with a dietary supplement containing ephedrine, authorities...package describes it as a herbal dietary supplement and a metabolic fat burner...package describes it as a herbal dietary supplement and a metabolic fat burner...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/02/07/met_403731.shtml
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Report: FDA doesn't need proof of harm to curb risky supplements

...taking steps to curb sales of a dietary supplement, an advisory panel reported...uncertain. The $19 billion dietary supplement industry - with products ranging...Susan Walker, the FDA's dietary supplement chief. "We anticipate this...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/04/02/liv_410801.shtml
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Supplement suspected in Gugliotta's seizure

...The Phoenix Suns team doctor believes a sports dietary supplement that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration wants...Ruth Welch said that because the substance is a dietary supplement, the agency can't take action until the product...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/12/28/nba_279899.shtml
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People's pharmacy

...with their heads!" When a dietary supplement called Cholestin was declared...The agency tried to ban this dietary supplement. Using logic almost as convoluted...and can be legally sold as a dietary supplement. Even more important, a double-blind...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/03/02/ent_254907.shtml
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FDA proposes warnings for ephedra

...warning labels - reviving an attempt the powerful dietary supplement industry had blocked for years - while saying a...whether ephedra poses enough risk to justify banning a dietary supplement - leaving in question just how big a crackdown the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/03/01/tec_367646.shtml
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