This September a third Ranbaxy Laboratories manufacturing facility in India was issued an import alert over quality concerns by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA). With this latest action taken by the FDA, the final Ranbaxy plant in India dedicated to the US market was banned from importing product into the US. The other two plants dedicated to the US market, owned and operated by Ranbaxy in India were hit with the same import bans in 2008 and are still barred from importing product to the US. The FDA imposed an import ban on the Mohali factory, saying the plant had not met compliance with US drug manufacturing requirements, known as current good manufacturing practices.
The truth is that sun safety is always in season. Did you know that the sun’s rays are just as damaging in the winter and fall as they are in the summer? However with summer upon us it means that it’s time for picnics, losing weight to fit your favorite bathing suit, trips to the beach and increased chances of getting the dreaded sunburn. Several studies in the last 30 years have shown that exposure to the sun can cause damage to the skin and blood vessels and even lead to all three types of skin cancer.
As our society ages, rates of dementia are expected to climb, but yet doctors have few effective strategies to address symptoms. A new study from the Canadian Medical Association Journal suggests that medication and supplements aren’t the answers for many seniors in maintaining brain function into old age, but that mental and cognitive exercises show the most promise.
We’re still working hard on getting our new website design perfect for when we do the full transition from our current site. This will happen in the middle of the May. We’ll send out an email to all our customers letting them know before the change occurs.
Easter is a great holiday. It’s a nice welcome to spring and good time to catch up with family and friends. Another benefit of this holiday is all the Easter eggs that the Easter Bunny might be leaving around your home on Sunday. Something to keep in mind is that those eggs, the real ones from the chicken and even the chocolate ones can be good for your health too!