CBS News says that Bioidenticals are no safer than other hormone replacement therapy. This is incorrect, they are actually safer.
Recently, CBS News did an interview with Dr. Christina Matera entitled, “Bioidenticals no safer than other hormone replacement therapy”
Although Dr Matera managed to get some of the information right, much of it is misinformation and drug company propaganda.
Left Image: Dr Christina Matera courtesy of CBS News (1)
A Hatchet Job Against Compounding Pharmacies-
Here is a quote from the article:
“Dr. Cristina Matera, a reproductive endocrinologist at New York-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center, warned that patients should be aware of the risks that come with using products that are compounded and not FDA approved…..One of the main concerns is that the amount of each hormone used is not monitored. When treatments like these are produced in a compounding pharmacy, the final product is not FDA regulated. Compounding pharmacies themselves aren’t subjected to the same quality standards as other medical production facilities that are regulated by the FDA.” (more…)