More evidence of bias in the government’s handling of estriol and other hormones. We must protect access. Action Alert! A recent news report details the cozy relationship between the National Academy of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine (NASEM), a body that purports to be independent and objective, and the pharmaceutical industry, with NASEM accepting millions of dollars from drug makers. Recall that NASEM is the same body that the FDA enlisted to review whether bioidentical hormones like estriol should be banned; NASEM’s report, which was released last year, concluded falsely that compounded bioidentical hormones are a “public health concern.” Read more.