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complementary and alternative medicines


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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

Chemist Warehouse has strongly argued against location rules and removal of the $1 co-payment discount in its interim report submission Group commercial manager Damien Gance …

New complementary medicine health claims lack evidence, so why are they even on the table? asks Dr Ken Harvey Dr Ken Harvey  is Associate Professor at the …

Herbal preparations can be problematic for a variety of reasons – but what role should pharmacists play? Use of herbal medicines is increasing in Western …

Can turmeric really shrink tumours, reduce pain and kill bacteria? Gunveen Kaur, Lecturer In Nutritional Sciences, Deakin University Turmeric is a yellow coloured spice widely used in …

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 …

AJP poll results show more than half of pharmacists stock complementary medicines, including homeopathic items. But is it out of choice, or have they lost …

Let us know if you do—and why or why not—in this anonymous poll You’ve probably seen the stories about pharmacists stocking complementary and alternative medicines …