Pholcodine-based cough and cold medicines coming with warning, experts decide next step – News18

Spurred by the medical alert issued by the global health agency, the panel suggested India's drug regulatory agency, Central Drugs Standard Control Organization (CDSCO), to issue a warning regarding the use

Spurred by the medical alert issued by the global health agency, the panel suggested India’s drug regulatory agency, Central Drugs Standard Control Organization (CDSCO), issue a warning regarding the “cautious” use of the product. (Representative Photo/Shutterstock) In March, the World Health Organization issued a warning amid concerns that pholcodine use could cause sudden and life-threatening … Read more

This Oahu resort allows guests to produce ancient medicines in a unique laboratory

Lawson is a Native Hawaiian practitioner who runs workshops at the Four Seasons Resort Oahu in Koolina.

When we think of medicine, we think of a prescription, a pill, but medicine comes in so many forms, said Pii Lawson, a Native Hawaiian cultural practitioner. Lawson, who comes from a long line of ancestral weavers and khuna lapaau (Native Hawaiian healers) who revered the power of plants, shares his practice with guests at … Read more

Benefits of the Substances of Human Origin (SoHO) Regulation.

The EU needs more plasma!

At the end of June, the European Parliament’s Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety (ENVI) will vote on amendments to the European Commission’s draft proposal for a regulation on quality and safety standards for substances of human origin intended for human application (SoHO Regulations). This includes plasma. It is essential that the … Read more