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complementary and alternative medicines


Pharmacists can potentially play a key role in the management of BPH, allowing patients to maximise symptom relief by educating them on all available treatment options. By Tim Stewart, clinical …

This podcast provides pharmacists with an overview of key aspects related to perimenopause and menopause and the importance of taking a patient-centred approach in the management of symptoms. Presented by …

Pharmacists have been urged to educate consumers after a new study revealed the “potential dangers” of herbal and dietary supplements Increasing numbers of people have been hospitalised with drug-induced liver …

TGA issues fine of $119,880 for alleged unlawful advertising of complementary medicines Global Therapeutics has paid penalties of $119,880 after being issued nine infringement notices issued by the TGA. These …

A good understanding of the evidence and safety of non-hormonal treatment options for menopausal symptoms is important to guide women in making informed choices that can improve quality of life …

Helping a customer with sleeping difficulty involves identifying and minimising any obstacles to achieving sleep and then tailoring appropriate interventions, which may well include non-pharmacological approaches and complementary medicines, writes …

Why should pharmacists support integrative doctors who may soon face tighter regulation? Matthew Bellgrove explains The recent announcement by the Medical Board of Australia (MBA) that complementary medicine may soon …

Pharmacist medication reviews are “crucial” to preventing drug-drug interactions including CAMs in oncology, say international researchers Two studies presented at the European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO) 2018 Congress in …

The consumer association is urging Federal Senators to block proposed legislation that would legalise dangerous claims on complementary medicine CHOICE will be in Canberra on Tuesday calling on Federal Senators …

Recent medicine reforms, in particular those for complementary medicines, make manufacturers more accountable for product claims, writes Deon Schoombie Complementary medicines are regulated as medicines under the Therapeutic Goods Act …

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 …