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complementary medicines


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 …

Ben Basger casts a critical eye on the evidence base for complementary and alternative medicines Multivitamin/mineral and complementary/alternative medicines are used either daily or occasionally by approximately three quarters of …

A new product has been given the first ever Aust L(A) listing for a herbal complementary medicine – but the move has attracted criticism Dr Ken Harvey, president of Friends …

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 …

Doctors have applauded major supermarkets for removing from their shelves a magazine promoting non-evidence-based health advice 2GB’s Ben Fordham spoke to UNSW Associate Professor of Medical Science Dr Darren Saunders, …

Pharmacist CM knowledge is generally OK, but some major gaps remain, study finds Australian pharmacists have a basic knowledge of complementary medicines with a defined clinical effect, but need specialised …

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 …

Queensland pharmacy academics have assisted a Courier-Mail investigation into homeopathic medicines for kids – which turned out to be made from sugar The Courier-Mail investigated a Brisbane homeopath, Cyena Caruana, …

And adverse event reporting increased by more than 2,000 notifications, according to TGA’s latest stats Key observations for 2016-17 compared with 2015-16, provided by the TGA are as follows: 1. The …

Should all S2 and S3 medicines to be kept behind the counter, with a completely separate area for CMs? And who supports this proposition? Recently the Review of Pharmacy Remuneration …