Complementary Medicine Interactions Guide

Latest research news

Naturopathy systematic scoping review
18 March 2019

Naturopathy: the evidence is clear

A new, world-first, systematic scoping review has found that high quality evidence exists for naturopathic medicine. The study undertaken at Southern Cross University confirmed a whole-system multi-modality approach to healthcare ...

Prenatal calcium supplementation
12 March 2019

Prenatal calcium supplements improve maternal bone loss

Improving bone recovery postpartum may be as simple as supplementing with calcium during pregnancy according to results published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition.

Vitamin C may help cataracts
11 March 2019

Vitamins & carotenoids reduce cataract risk

Consuming certain vitamins and carotenoids may decrease the risk of age-related cataracts prompting a call for further research on long-term supplementation on the primary prevention of age-related cataracts in different ...

Meet the researchers: Dr Janet Schloss
11 March 2019

Meet the researchers: Dr Janet Schloss

Blackmores Institute is proud to introduce Dr Janet Schloss, research fellow of the International Naturopathy Research Leadership Program run by UTS:ARCCIM and supported by Blackmores Institute and the Jacka Foundation.

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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.