Self-proclaimed "Doctor of Naturopathy" Howard L. Young told his victims he had cured himself of cancer using ineffective "holistic" methods like exercise, nutritional supplements and acupuncture.
A federal judge ordered supplements manufacturer Confidence USA to halt operations on Thursday after the company repeatedly failed to meet regulations meant to ensure that supplements are unadulterated.
There is an almost eerie American Founding-era parallel to the recent kerfuffle over Donald Trump taking hydroxychloroquine.
Conspiracy theorist Alex Jones is promoting his "Superblue" toothpaste as a remedy against coronavirus, despite health experts insisting that the key ingredient is neither safe nor effective against any ailment.
Critics wonder if people know the difference between medical doctors and naturopathic doctors as a Canadian town funds a naturopathic clinic to alleviate their doctor shortage.
Authorities arrested a New York man and his mother Wednesday for allegedly offering and promoting a notorious fake cancer "cure" online. The bogus treatment contains cyanide and scientists say it offers no medical benefit.
Joshua McAdams and Taylor Bland brought their 4-year-old son to two of his chemotherapy appointments before taking him out-of-state to try alternative medicine.
"In the morning that is the first thing I do," one member said. "Let some part go, take the middle part, put it in my eyes, put it in my face, and just have some Chai in the morning."
This is not the first incident of supposedly bulletproof products failing to function in Nigeria.
The woman suffered had a severe reaction to the bee venom.
The FDA would start looking more closely at manufacturers of homeopathic remedies intended for young children and older people if these new guidelines pass.
Signiﬁcant obstacles discourage pharma companies from devoting the power needed to develop a patentable drug to take the plant's place.
Enemas for cancer, acupuncture for pain: Who cares if the "cures" don't work?
Scientists hope to soon test the herb in humans.