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New Roy Morgan data shows that the proportion of Australians buying vitamins, minerals and supplements has gone down since 2014 Amid news that pharmaceuticals such as Blackmores and Swisse can …

A small observational study has suggested that prenatal vitamins could reduce autism risk in some families Authors Rebecca J Schmidt, Ana-Maria Iosif and Elizabeth Guerrero Angel set out to investigate …

Sometimes data on vitamins and supplements appears conflicting, leaving consumers with mixed messages about whether they should or shouldn’t take them A GP recently wrote in Medical Observer that vitamins …

Experts warn supplements are not risk free in this documentary that looks at the good, the bad and the ugly of vitamin and mineral supplements A new documentary aired by …

Karalyn Huxhagen takes a look at supporting patients with low health literacy and limited health professional access We have all met the “worried well”. These are the customers who give …

We need to know how (and why) complementary medicines are being sold in Australian pharmacies, writes Ian J Carr Australian pharmacies sell a lot of vitamins. Bucketloads – and, seemingly, …

Consumers should get their vitamins from food, rather than eating a low-quality diet and adding supplements, a New Zealand nutritionist writes Writing in the New Zealand Medical Journal, Anne-Thea McGill …

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 plastered all over the news …

A CHOICE study published on Monday reveals what happened after the consumer advocacy group deployed mystery shoppers to the prescription counters of 240 pharmacies across Australia CHOICE commissioned a mystery …

While the issue of CMs in pharmacy is currently being debated, some experts believe selling the product in vending machines goes “beyond the pale” A group called Vitamin Warehouse has …

On Monday night, ABC’s investigative program will look into how Australians are spending billions on “unproven” vitamins and supplements stocked in pharmacies The story follows a recent Channel Nine news …

People can now purchase vitamins, perfumes, medicines, soft drink and more from vending machines in Melbourne A group called Vitamin Warehouse has installed several vending machines in a shopfront on Fitzroy Street …