FDA Weighs Tighter Regulation of Homeopathic Medicines

April 21, 2015 11:00 PM

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TUESDAY, April 21, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Homeopathic treatments could receive greater scrutiny from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration in the near future, as their growing popularity has led some critics to call for tighter regulation.

The FDA on Tuesday wrapped up two days of public hearings on homeopathic treatments, in which the agency took testimony on whether it should regulate the natural remedies the way it does over-the-counter drugs.

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