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alternative therapies


The Blackmore Foundation, BioCeuticals and the Jacka Foundation of Natural Therapies have provided hefty funding towards research into naturopathy and complementary medicines The $1.5 million in funding will support two …

Public health advocate Dr Ken Harvey shares his concerns about the Therapeutic Goods Amendment Bill 2017, which is currently before the Senate I have previously reported on the Senate inquiry on this …

The government will be removing private health insurance subsidies from a range of natural therapies As part of the Federal government’s overhaul of the private health insurance system, cover for …

Do meds like Remifemin ease hot flushes and night sweats in menopausal women? Carolyn Ee, Senior Research Fellow, NICM, Western Sydney University, University of Melbourne If you see a female friend or …

Helping in the fight against antibiotic resistance from the 1970s helped foster a lifelong interest in battling inappropriate promotion of medicines and therapeutic services, says Friends of Science in Medicine’s …

Acupuncture is “pointless,” says Friends of Science in Medicine, which has recently conducted a review of the therapy. In a review it describes as “comprehensive,” FSM detailed the origins of …

A new study has revealed traditional Chinese acupuncture treatments are no better than fake acupuncture for treating menopause symptoms – but both may produce a desired result. In a surprise …