Acupuncture Found to be Pointless
25 July 2016
Complementary and Alternative Health practices are increasingly under scrutiny as government looks for ways of cutting waste from the nation’s escalating health budget. Removing treatments and medicines that don’t work is an obvious starting point.
A recent … [Read more...]
Health Care Watchdog endorses concerns about integrative medicine
21 March 2016
Friends of Science in Medicine, (FSM) has endorsed the concerns about Integrative Medicine, published today in the Medical Journal of Australia.
The analysis by Professor Edzard Ernst, a leading international authority on complementary … [Read more...]
It’s Official: Homeopathy is a swindle. Time for government action.
March 11, 2015.
The Australian National Health and Medical Research Council (NH&MRC) has today released its final report on its evaluation of Homeopathy, clearly concluding that there is no scientific basis for homeopathy and no … [Read more...]
PRAISE FOR THE GOVERNMENT’S RESTRICTION ON THE USE OF TAX PAYER’S DOLLARS FOR INEFFECTIVE “NATURAL” THERAPIES
06 May 2012
The government has announced that the 30% contribution taxpayer’s dollars currently provide when private health insurers pay for a range of ‘Natural’ therapies is to cease. … [Read more...]
Quack Treatments Duck for Cover
23 January 2012
Some alternative medical treatments, long contested as “quackery” by orthodox medicine, are coming under heavy fire.
Homeopathy may soon be dropped from German and UK medical insurance providers as a cost-saving measure, reports Deutsche Welle, Germany’s … [Read more...]
Prominent Doctors and Scientists challenge Universities that are giving undeserved credibility to “Alternative” therapies
6 December 2011
Thirty four of Australia’s most prominent doctors, medical researchers and scientists have voiced their concern that the public are at risk of being misled about health treatments, as … [Read more...]