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Why does SpectraCell’s Micronutrient Test does not need FDA approval?

Why does SpectraCell’s Micronutrient Test does not need FDA approval? SpectraCell’s intracellular Micronutrient Test is a Lab Developed Test. For highly specialized, complex, proprietary laboratory tests that are only performed by a single laboratory, FDA approval is neither appropriate nor required.  FDA approval applies to lab tests that are extremely common, widely available from different labs or commodity type analytes, such as blood sugar testing or pregnancy tes... Read More
Posted by Nichole Herms at Monday, December 5, 2022

Four Vitamins Gain Attention as Breast Cancer Fighters

  Breast cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer in women after skin cancer. Yet, despite all the awareness this disease receives, there will still be an estimated over 290,000 cased diagnosed in 2022 alone.1 One reason may be that truly preventative therapies are all too often dismissed. Key word here is prevention.  Mammograms are not true prevention – they are technically earlier diagnosis. Of course, earlier diagnosis is better than late diagnosis, but true preventio... Read More
at Monday, October 17, 2022

A Powerful but Overlooked Strategy to Prevent Breast Cancer

  Breast cancer is often caused by a compromised ability to detoxify estrogen. Although this hormone is essential– it contributes to skin, bone, psychological, and reproductive health – excess estrogen and the conversion of estrogen into dangerous metabolites can drive cancers in hormone-sensitive tissues (breasts, cervix, uterus, and ovaries). Estrogens are a group of structurally similar hormones that are metabolized continuously in the body. Sometimes these forms ar... Read More
at Thursday, October 8, 2020