Complementary Medicine Interactions Guide

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Mortality risk reduced with light exercise
25 April 2019

Mortality risk reduced with light exercise

Replacing even modest amounts of sitting time with light physical activity may have the potential to reduce the risk of premature death among less active adults, a study published in ...

Curcumin improves lipid profile in diabetes
24 April 2019

Curcumin improves lipid profile in diabetes

People with type 2 diabetes mellitus may see improvements in their lipid profile following supplementation with curcumin, new research has reported.

Australian women still at risk of iodine deficiency during pregnancy
23 April 2019

Australian women still at risk of iodine deficiency during pregnancy

Australian researchers are urging for timely advice on iodine supplementation to be given to pregnant women to avoid irreversible neurocognitive damage to the foetus.

Vitamin D deficiency and cognitive decline
18 April 2019

Vitamin D deficiency and cognitive decline

With approximately 1 billion people worldwide deficient in vitamin D authors of a new review on its role in cognitive function are calling for more research to be undertaken in ...

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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.

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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?

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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.

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Safety of Complementary Medicine

The growing use of complementary medicine highlights the need for guidelines on the safe and appropriate use of these medicines.