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The TGA is warning consumers and health professionals that listed medicines containing herbal ingredients from the Artemisia species may pose a risk during pregnancy Artemisia species have been traditionally used for a variety …

The TGA is investigating the safety of Valerian following a small number of reports of liver injury Noting common uses for Valeriana officinalis – such as to help manage nervousness, …

The NSW Health Care Complaints Commission has issued a public warning about heavy metals in Ayurvedic medicine, after it began investigating a practitioner’s claims about reversing autism The Commission has …

The debate on complementary medicines is often so polarised that to date it’s been hard to move forward, says one pharmacy researcher who has created an ethical framework for the …

Stakeholders have called on the general public to get their information about COVID-19 from reputable sources, as the TGA warns on inappropriate advertising The TGA says that it has identified …

One industry body has called on the authors of a recent study to provide details of contaminated CAMs to the TGA Last week, researchers from Murdoch University and Curtin University …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news  Proton pump inhibitors co‐prescribed with warfarin reduce warfarin control as measured by time in therapeutic range Results from retrosepctive data of …

myDNA has withdrawn its pharmacy assistant rewards program after Friends of Science in Medicine’s Ken Harvey made a complaint to the TGA Until Thursday July 18, the program was being …

A leading doctor is warning Australians not to take in “dodgy” medical advice from social media Dr Chris Moy, Chairman of the Australian Medical Association’s Ethics and Medico-legal Committee, spoke …

Many vitamins, supplements and dietary interventions do not seem to help people live longer or stave off heart disease, according to a US review of studies A new evidence review …

Debbie Rigby takes a look at the latest in research news Associations between gabapentinoids and suicidal behaviour, unintentional overdoses, injuries, road traffic incidents, and violent crime This large Swedish population …

A leading doctor claims that trust in pharmacists is eroding – thanks to their sales of complementary medicines Pharmacy stakeholders have hit back at comments from Dr Harry Nespolon, president …