Regulators and complementary medicines, cravings, sweeteners, and more…

FSM news & articles:

New complementary medicine health claims lack evidence, so why are they even on the table?

Friend of Science in Medicine’s Exec member, Prof Ken Harvey on proposed changes to Listed Medicines. Industry proposals have made it to the draft stage, including … [Read more...]

Pseudoscience, Superbugs, Viruses, and more…

 

FSM news & articles:

New complementary medicine health claims lack evidence, so why are they even on the table? Australia’s drugs regulator seems to be endorsing pseudoscientific claims about homeopathy and traditional Chinese medicine as part of its review of how complementary medicines are … [Read more...]

Crystal healing & controversial nutrition in universities, homeopathy, naturopathy, cancer, and more

Universities

Pro-science lobby wary of uni links to alternative remedies : Friends of Science in Medicine – WA universities are increasingly being used to host events to promote alternative remedies such as crystal healing.

Backlash over Murdoch Uni’s decision to host ‘dangerous nutrition expert’ : [Read more...]

Vitamin gummies, ‘esoteric breast massage’, ‘Pranic crystal healing’, pet therapy, and more

Complementary and alternative medicines:

Kids’ vitamin gummies: unhealthy, poorly regulated and exploitative: There are many brands of kids’ “gummies” on the market, but these products are unhealthy and exploitative. Their high sugar content may appeal to young children, but they’re not a good introduction to … [Read more...]