National Institute of Food and Drug Monitoring – INVIMA Social Protection Ministry Republic of Colombia 011 PRESS RELEASE Herbalife dietary supplements should be reclassified: IN COLOMBIA ARE AUTHORIZED 15 Products of the Herbalife brand Bogota DC April 23, 2008 The INVIMA that 15 of the Herbalife brand products are currently in force Health Registration: two in the category of dietary supplements, drugs and three as the other ten as food, whose files can be viewed via the website www.invima.gov . co. The issuance of each of these records was supplied after an analysis of the components, security and quality of services. To date, no reports of SIVIGILA Epidemiological Surveillance System, or Pharmacovigilance reports have shown cases of adverse reactions in consumers of these products. For the composition of the Herbalife products, they should be reclassified as a dietary supplement, a process which have until September 17, 2008, as referred to in the decrees 3249, 2006 and 4857 of 2007 issued by the Ministry of Protection Social. Dietary Supplements They correspond to the classification of dietary supplements products whose purpose is to add the normal diet and are concentrated source of nutrients and other substances with nutritional or physiological effect that may contain vitamins, minerals, proteins, amino acids, nutrients and other nutrients derived from plants , concentrates and plant extracts alone or in combination. In the legend of the label of these products is expressly include the text “THIS PRODUCT DOES NOT WORK FOR THE DIAGNOSIS, TREATMENT, CURE OR PREVENT ANY DISEASE AND does not replace a balanced diet.” Nutrition claims of dietary supplements should not suggest that the product or component alone is sufficient for daily feeding. Advertising of Dietary Supplements Dietary supplements are sold free and advertising must comply with strict regard to the benefits attributed to each of the characteristic ingredients of the composition, does not present information that will confuse, exaggerate or mislead in their composition, origin, effects and other properties of the product, or hold signs preventive or therapeutic rehabilitation. The information disclosedon these products should not clash with the promotion of healthy habits and healthy lifestyles, should not induce or promote eating habits harmful to health, or state that the product fills itself the nutritional requirements of being human, or it can replace a meal, or make comparisons to the detriment of the properties of other products. The INVIMA will be attentive to national and international warnings and continue its work of inspection, monitoring and health control, and if necessary shall review safety or health measures against products of their jurisdiction to ensure the health of the inhabitants of the Colombian territory. JAIRO C
A natural fruit concentrate in chewable tablets can help bladder infections and be derived from urinary tract meet each and are often very painful and uncomfortable. If left untreated it can rise and cause damage to the kidneys. Women are most frequently affected by urinary tract infections and cystitis. This is due to the anatomical conditions in the urogenital tract of the woman and the short urethra, through which the pathogen easily can Ascend, to establish itself in the lining of the bladder. This set the Agent prevents usually an intact immune system and a strong bladder mucosa. But not always. The frequently recurring bladder infections can occur.
“Researchers have found that the American relatives of our local Cranberries contain a substance, the docking” of the bacteria in the lining of the bladder can effectively suppress. This Cranberry referred to Cranberry extracts have in clinical trials as a very effective in women with recurrent cystitis and urinary tract infections proved to be. The number of infections was significantly reduced in these women. UroVitum chew/suck chewable tablets are designed for the complementary treatment of recurrent urinary tract infections (cystitis) women. They are based on clinical studies for the treatment of urinary tract infections and contain 350 mg Cranberry concentrate per chew/suck tablet. The chewing / sucking tablets are equipped with savory cranberry aroma and pleasant to eat. That makes them so unique compared to the very sour cranberry juice. The tablets are clearly preferred by patients because they taste just good and fast work.
UroVitum offers the chance to get rid of the annoying urinary tract infections. In the studies is a revenue period of years. UroVitum (PZN 0765808) is available to 24.90 in pharmacies or good health centers for a month. Due to the unique composition of the products of Navitum Pharma not by other, seemingly similar products are interchangeable.
It is important to be capable to differentiate between the normal and abnormal alterations in the people aged as well as educating the patient and family on these differences. Ausiello (2005) emphasizes that the state of health in the aged one is the result of many factors also the chronic illnesses of the aging. The falls that occur in one tero of the aged ones result in damages, breakings and high serious cognitivo risk. According to related mortality in aged it seems to be resulted of multiple contributing causes, exactly that a cause can be primary. It is verified that some types of health indices contribute as characteristic sociodemogrficas, habits of health, factors of risk, subclnicos clinical illnesses and, disability and cognitivo comprometimento. Fragility is found in aged a, which is considered as a debilitating syndrome that presents some symptoms and signals, also reduced muscular mass, loss of weight weakness, tolerance to the unsatisfactory exercise, low physical activity, reduced motor performance (AUSIELLO, 2005). Ausiello (2005) tells despite the fragility is a state of diminished reserve and absented vulnerability. The fragility syndrome is associated with risk of fall and necessity of hospitalization, incapacity and mortality.
The loss of associated muscular mass to the aging which occurs in 13, 24% of 65 people of a70 years of age and in 60% in 80 years of age. The domiciliary therapy can increase aged the lean corporal mass and the same force in the more fragile these evidences suggests that initial periods of training of fragilities can be attenuated the fragility of periods of training even so final probably are a death omen. The preventive cares of health are efficient in aged and the attention on the practical clinics and physical habits of health since immunization until activity (AUSIELLO, 2005). Ausiello (2005) in its literature tells that the alterations associates to the age in the health and the illness are the result of variations in the alterations physiological latent that occur with the 5 age, presences of other illnesses and clinical conditions that if develop in elapsing of the times, genetic predisposition, for another illness factors of style of life, diet exercise, exposition the medicines and toxins, clinical entisica variety, illnesses and conditions.