Complementary Medicine Interactions Guide

Latest research news

National Institute of Complementary Medicine (NICM) Health Research Institute
23 May 2019

NICM researchers building a strong case for the integrative management of mental illness

In a special National Institute of Complementary Medicine (NICM) Health Research Institute presentation, Blackmores’ staff were given a rare opportunity to be presented first-hand with current research on lifestyle and ...

Vitamin D & glycemic control
22 May 2019

Vitamin D supplements improve glycaemic control

Vitamin D supplementation may be of benefit in glycaemic control in people with type 2 diabetes mellitus according to the findings of a systematic review published in journal, Complementary Therapies ...

Nutrition & age-related hearing loss
21 May 2019

Nutrients reduce age-related hearing loss

A combination of dietary nutrients may lower the risk of developing age-related hearing loss according to a new study undertaken in Korea.

Mediterranean Diet is Associated with Better Sleep Quality
20 May 2019

Better sleep with the Mediterranean diet

The Mediterranean diet continues to demonstrate its positive effects on health and well-being, with a new study showing adoption of the diet linked to improved sleep.

Online courses

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.