Complementary Medicine Interactions Guide

Latest research news

Maternal DHA improves infant problem solving
07 January 2019

Maternal DHA improves infant problem solving

Mothers may be able to influence their child’s problem solving skills with omega-3 fatty acids during pregnancy.

06 January 2019

Iron deficiency in antenatal depression

A link between iron deficiency and maternal depression has prompted researchers to encourage screening of iron-deficient pregnant women for depressive symptoms.

Fish intake during pregnancy influences visual development in infants
06 January 2019

Perinatal fish intake & infant visual development

Eating fish during pregnancy could support the visual development of children during infancy new research published in Pediatric Research has reported.

05 January 2019

Blackmores Institute promoting CM in China

Chinese consumers may soon be enjoying increased access to the latest health information, thanks to a new collaboration between Blackmores Institute and Tsinghua University.

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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.