Complementary Medicine Interactions Guide

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Prevalence and Nondisclosure of Complementary and Alternative Medicine Use in Patients With Cancer
26 June 2019

Prevalence and non-disclosure of CAM use

A new US study has found that almost one third of people with a history of cancer and using complementary medicines did not disclose their use of to their healthcare ...

Probiotic alleviates stress and anxiety
25 June 2019

Probiotic alleviates stress and anxiety

A specific strain of Lactobacillus could provide a natural strategy to improve psychological functions, cognitive health and memory functions in stressed adults according to new research published in journal, Beneficial ...

Vitamin C deficiency common in Australian patients
24 June 2019

Vitamin C deficiency common in Australian patients

A new Australian study has highlighted that hypovitaminosis C may be more common in hospitalised patients than is generally thought and is associated with prolonged length of stay.

Glucosamine protects joint health in athletes
19 June 2019

Glucosamine protects joint health in athletes

New research out of Japan has shown that glucosamine could prevent the breakdown of type II collagen while also maintaining type II collagen synthesis in endurance athletes with intense joint ...

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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.