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The AMA’s president has slammed a recent article by NSW Guild president David Heffernan as “a cynical attempt to bolster the retail presence of Guild members, regardless of the impact …

Blueskygreenearth, in consultation with the TGA, is recalling a batch of OA/RA capsules Batch 17098003 has been recalled due to contamination with a substance that poses an unacceptable risk to …

The PSA has asked community pharmacy banner and buying groups not to stock or promote homeopathic products These pharmacy groups should “draw a line in the sand and cease all …

A health writer has criticised providers of ionic silver products, saying they’re treading a “very fine line” Health writer Jane McCredie writes in MJA InSight that an advertisement for the …

Friends of Science in Medicine has lauded the upcoming changes to private health insurance which will exclude some natural therapies Health Minister Greg Hunt announced changes to private health insurance …

A NSW Chinese medicine practitioner has landed in hot water after making claims about treating cancer and autism Qi Xin Chen was convicted of unlawful advertising of a regulated health …

A homeopathic melatonin product and magnet therapy have “won” Shonky Awards, handed out by Choice Choice launched its Shonkies in 2006, to “call out some of the shonkiest products and …

A pharmacist who made and sold preparations from human placenta has had his licence cancelled for at least six years Isidoro “Rudy” Sanchez was the manager of the now-closed Marigold …

A frequent critic of profession says expanded pharmacist vaccination is just an opportunity for pharmacies to sell complementary medicines Dr Evan Ackermann, GP and Chair of the RACGP Expert Committee …

CMA wants new ways to protect intellectual property in complementary medicines, saying this would attract research investment Complementary Medicines Australia (CMA) says that it has recommended a formula for successful …

Can herbal ingredients and formulas really help to shorten a cold? asks Carl Gibson Herbal cough, cold and flu products have often been developed with natural, scientific and traditionally-backed ingredients …

A new Cochrane review has found the evidence to support omega-3 supplements is not as strong as is often stated There is little or no effect of omega-3 supplements on …