A database that tracks dubious medical claims.

Claim number: 47

Claimant: Boehringer Ingelheim

Claim date: July 7, 2011

Brand name: Pharmaton

Forum in which the claim was made: Advert on SABC TV

Claim methodology: Micronutrients

Frequency with which the claim is made by this claimant: Frequent

Actual claim: Boosts Immune system

Plausibility of this claim: Tests are disputed or inconclusive