Complementary Medicine Interactions Guide

Latest research news

Cardiovascular disease risk reduced by selenium and coenzyme Q10
19 September 2018

Selenium and CoQ10 – prolonged reduction of CV risk

Supplementation with selenium and coenzyme Q10 reduces the risk of mortality from cardiovascular disease by 40 percent, for up to 12 years after their use, a Swedish study has found.

Menopause symptoms may be alleviated with antioxidants
18 September 2018

Higher antioxidant levels = lower menopause symptoms

Dietary total antioxidant capacity is inversely associated with menopause symptoms, and may be an important basis for developing an effective dietary measure for reducing the symptoms of menopause a new ...

Crickets for gut microbiota
17 September 2018

Crickets good for gut health

If you’ve ever wondered whether eating crickets are affecting your gut microbiota, wonder no more. A first of its kind study to evaluate the impact of edible cricket consumption on ...

CMEd (Complementary Medicines Education) Program awarded by NutraIngredients-Asia
13 September 2018

Blackmores Institute wins APAC research award, for its CMEd pharmacist education initiative

Blackmores Institute proudly accepted the inaugural NutraIngredients-Asia Nutrition Research Program of the Year award, for their ground-breaking CMEd (Complementary Medicines Education) Program.

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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.