Category: OMNS

No Deaths From Vitamins. Absolutely None.

Posted on January 14, 2015 by Sean Osler 31 Years of Supplement Safety Once Again Confirmed by America’s Largest Database by Andrew W. Saul, Editor (OMNS Jan 14, 2015) ...

Niacin and Schizophrenia: History and Opportunity

Posted on November 4, 2014 by Sean Osler (OMNS Oct 27, 2014) Schizophrenia is usually treated with prescription antipsychotic drugs, many of which produce severe adverse ...

Ebola, Enterovirus, Dirty Dishes and Plague

Posted on September 23, 2014 by Sean Osler (OMNS Sept 13, 2014) If Abraham Lincoln were to describe the germ theory, I think he might have put it something like this: "You can ...

The Clinical Impact of Vitamin C: My Personal Experiences as a Physician

Posted on September 9, 2014 by Sean Osler My ongoing relationship with vitamin C now spans a full 20 years, when I first met Dr. Hal Huggins, a pioneering dentist who opened my ...

Laropiprant is the Bad One; Niacin is/was/will always be the Good One

Posted on July 30, 2014 by Carreen Gibbons Niacin has been used for over 60 years in tens of thousands of patients with tremendously favorable therapeutic benefit (Carlson 2005). ...

Supplements Accelerate Benzodiazepine Withdrawal: A Case Report and Biochemical Rationale

Posted on March 26, 2014 by Carreen Gibbons A middle-aged male had success rapidly reducing fast-acting alprazolam (Xanax) dosage by taking very high doses of niacin, along with ...

A Timeline of Vitamin Medicine

Posted on February 17, 2014 by Carreen Gibbons Don't get bogged down by silly claims that multiple vitamins kill, or that antioxidants are bad for you. It is high time to take a look ...

Hugh D. Riordan Fund

Posted on October 18, 2012 by Tiffany Hurley Hugh D. Riordan, M.D., a tireless investigator for the use of vitamin C for cancer, infectious diseases and other disorders, founded ...

Confessions of a Frustrated Pharmacist

Posted on February 2, 2012 by Tiffany Hurley I'm a registered pharmacist. I am having a difficult time with my job. I sell people drugs that are supposed to correct their various ...

The War Against Nutritional Medicine: Why We Love Our Critics

Posted on January 31, 2012 by Tiffany Hurley When physicians criticized Linus Pauling for advocating vitamin C, Dr. Pauling wrote a book that became an all-time nutritional ...

Every Good Doctor Must Represent the Patient

Posted on January 26, 2012 by cbdAdmin As part of their recent OMNS critique of the practice of "evidence-based" medicine (EBM), researchers Steve Hickey and Hilary Roberts ...

No Deaths from Vitamins

Posted on January 3, 2012 by cbdAdmin There was not even one death caused by a vitamin supplement in 2010, according to the most recent information collected by the U.S. ...

Two Vitamin C Tablets Every Day Could Save 200,000 Lives Every Year

Posted on November 28, 2011 by cbdAdmin According to the US Centers for Disease Control (CDC) there are about 600,000 deaths from heart disease each year. Specifically, the ...

Vitamins Decrease Lung Cancer Risk by 50%

Posted on November 18, 2011 by cbdAdmin A recent study of the effect of B vitamins reported an inverse relationship between blood serum levels of vitamin B6, methionine, and ...