Food and drug regulations do not protect consumers

There seems to be no end to the chain of producing so-called “therapeutic” products promoted to trusted consumers by companies willing to make untested claims. The latest is Souvenaid®, a product promoted as a “medical food” for “the treatment of mild Alzheimer’s disease” by its manufacturer, Nutricia Australia Pty Ltd. …

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Cough medicine brands are the biggest sellers

NEW DELHI: When diseases like diabetes and high blood pressure become our way of life, coughs and colds always bother us the most. Cough and cold formulations peaked among the top 10 selling brands in the domestic market, with total sales reaching Rs 270 crore, compared to sales of a …

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