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complementary and alternative medicines


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 …

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 has written a response to …

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 School of Public Health and …