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Strong leadership urged for hospital policies on complementary medicine
25 September 2020

Strong leadership urged for hospital policies on complementary medicine

Australian researchers are hospitals to update or review their complementary policies following the results of a survey of Australian public and private hospitals.

Stress linked to poor diet and risk of diabetes
22 September 2020

Stress linked to poor diet and risk of diabetes

Increased stress levels contribute to poor dietary choices and could also be increasing the risk of developing type 2 diabetes mellitus.

Dive into forest bathing for mental health
18 September 2020

Dive into forest bathing for mental health

Spending time in nature ‘forest bathing’ has significant positive effects on mental health particularly in those with depressive tendencies

Low vitamin D levels linked to increased respiratory infection risk
14 September 2020

Low vitamin D levels linked to increased respiratory infection risk

Low plasma vitamin D levels appear to be an independent risk factor for respiratory infection and hospitalisation.

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Introduction to Complementary Medicine

CMEd Certification

CMEd Certification, our specialised program for Pharmacists is Group 2 CPD accredited. Focused on evidence-informed CM ingredients, common health conditions, and delivering integrative care.

Immune whitepaper

Immune whitepaper

Our whitepaper for health professionals investigates the evidence-based use of nutritional supplements and herbal medicines to support immune function, and the prevention, management and treatment of viral respiratory tract infections.

Blackmores Institute Annual Review 2020

Annual Review

Blackmores Institute's primary purpose is to support the quality use of natural medicine and improve public health. Read about the initiatives we've undertaken recently in our 2020 review.

Sustainable Nutrition

Sustainable Nutrition

Blackmores Institute's scientific literature review, assessing climate change and its predicted impacts on human nutritional needs and future access to medicinal herbs and key ingredients used in natural medicine.