Monthly Archives: August 2013

CRP determination: Nature’s Way Kids Smart homoeopathic products must retract numerous claims (again)

In October 2010, yet another complaint about the promotion of these products was submitted to the Therapeutic Goods Advertising Complaint Resolution Panel (the Panel). In an accompanying article in “The Conversation” it was noted that these products had been the subject of … Continue reading

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Pharmacist (Gerald Quigley) inappropriately promotes Betaglucare (7 Today Tonight)

A colleague asked me how to deal with the claims made for this product in a recent Channel 7 Today Tonight segment, “Tips to lower cholesterol”, featuring pharmacists Gerald Quigley and Lesley Braun. The video voice-over noted that 1 in … Continue reading

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Scala Fat Blaster complaint upheld by CRP

  Advertisements for this product  were published in the Virgin Voyeur and Jetstar Traveller in-flight magazines and at the websites www.scalabiopromise.com.au and www.brazcom.com.au. They were brought to my attention at the 2012 Australian Skeptic National Convention. Claims included, “through modern science, researchers have developed … Continue reading

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Transparency and the Therapeutic Goods Administration

An editorial by me published in Australia Prescriber today; http://www.australianprescriber.com/magazine/36/4/110/1  Enjoy! by

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