Complementary Medicine Interactions Guide

Latest research news

Whole grains for breast health
17 October 2018

Whole grains may reduce breast cancer risk

Authors of a systematic review on whole grain intake and risk of breast cancer have called for large-scale cohort studies following the results of their analysis - which suggest that ...

Milk thistle may have role in metabolic syndrome
16 October 2018

Milk thistle for metabolic syndrome

Milk thistle, used for centuries to treat liver and biliary tract diseases, may have a role in treating metabolic syndrome, a new review has found.

Anxiety may be improved with Omega-3
15 October 2018

Omega-3 reduces anxiety symptoms

Omega-3 fatty acids may reduce the symptoms of clinical anxiety, results of the first systematic review and meta-analysis to analyse the anxiolytic effects of omega-3 supplements have found.

Resveratrol lowering your total cholesterol
12 October 2018

Raise a glass to lower lipids

New research has found that supplementation with resveratrol led to significantly reduced total cholesterol and triacylglyercol concentrations

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Introduction to Complementary Medicine

Introduction to Complementary Medicine

As the use of complementary medicines continues to rise, it is vital that primary healthcare providers are informed about the evidence, efficacy, safety and quality of these substances.


Vitamins in health and disease

Vitamins are essential micronutrients that our bodies require for a variety of metabolic processes. They are necessary for normal function but what are their clinical indications for health and disease?


Minerals in health and disease

Minerals are inorganic compounds that are essential for health and wellbeing. They have wide-ranging functions in the body covering both structural and functional areas.


Safety of Complementary Medicine

The growing use of complementary medicine highlights the need for guidelines on the safe and appropriate use of these medicines.