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Friends of Science in Medicine has lauded the upcoming changes to private health insurance which will exclude some natural therapies Health Minister Greg Hunt announced …

The RACGP has added its voice to calls to block proposed legislation that would allow complementary medicines to make non-evidence-based claims The proposed legislation would …

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 …

Friends of Science in Medicine’s Ian Carr is disappointed that the Government has not taken up a King Review suggestion that pharmacies not sell homeopathy The …

A controversial TGA bill that would have seen advertising pre-approvals removed has been passed by the Senate The Therapeutic Goods Amendment Bill 2017 was passed …

Response to article published in the AJP—The People’s Choice by Ian Carr In the AJP February, 2018 [and published online this week], your feature writer …

A proposed Therapeutic Goods bill would give unproven medicines a “free kick” and undermine pharmacy professionalism, one critic says Friends of Science in Medicine and …

A proposed bill which aims to protect consumers from medicines which lack a solid evidence base fails to do so, says Friends of Science in …

Helping in the fight against antibiotic resistance from the 1970s helped foster a lifelong interest in battling inappropriate promotion of medicines and therapeutic services, says …

Acupuncture is “pointless,” says Friends of Science in Medicine, which has recently conducted a review of the therapy. In a review it describes as “comprehensive,” …

Last night’s Four Corners program may have focused on the American experience, but Australians should not assume that different, tighter regulations here mean that complementary …

Taree pharmacist and Friends of Science in Medicine member Ian Carr is stepping up a campaign against naturopathy in pharmacy, the Daily Telegraph reports. Reporter …