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Complementary and alternative medicines (CAM) are increasingly researched for bladder control and provide an option for conservative management or when other treatments have been unsuccessful. This article explores common bladder …

Pharmacist in alleged arsenic poisoning plot; New Jersey pharmacist takes out world public speaking crown; complementary meds scrutiny in Canada Hyderabad, India: A pharmacist has been accused of killing his …

The TGA has warned consumers and health professionals that turmeric and curcumin-containing medicines and supplements may pose a liver risk Medicines and herbal supplements containing the herb Curcuma longa (turmeric) …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news Indications for omega-3 fatty acid supplementation in prevention of cardiovascular disease Fish oil and combination preparations of eicosapentaenoic acid and docosahexaenoic …

Brisbane-based Pracmed Healthcare hit with three illegal advertising infringement notices The Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) has hit Queensland company Pracmed Healthcare Pty Ltd with three infringement notices totalling $39,960 for …

Complementary medicines can be beneficial in managing symptoms associated with a medically diagnosed overactive bladder. The herbal ingredients in these products have demonstrated benefits for relieving urinary frequency and can …

Pharmacists are ideally placed to support patient care by advising customers about the evidence, appropriate use and safety of complementary medicines for pain and inflammation. By Liesl Blott BPharm, BHSc …

A GP has penned a piece saying that selling “pseudo-medicinal products” in pharmacies lends them a sense of validity, comparing vitamins to bottled water NSW Central coast GP Dr Jon …

Breaches of Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) are proving costly for complementary medicines firm, Contract Manufacturing and Packaging Services Pty Ltd  The Sydney-based business has been handed 12 infringement notices totalling …

The complementary and alternative medicine sector of the weight loss market often receives poor press because of the lack of scientific evidence underpinning products. Pharmacists can be implicated in these …

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 …

Lockdowns forced a shift with vitamin purchases happening mainly in supermarkets The COVID-19 pandemic pushed people away from pharmacies and towards supermarkets to buy vitamins – and when they got …