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U3A Melbourne City Short Course – Complementary Medicine: Exploring the Issues

Healthy growth, healthy people? The value of sales of Australian complementary medicines (CM) has doubled from $2.3 billion to $4.7 billion in just over three years. This corresponds to a Compound Annual Growth Rate of 26.9% compared to the 1.7% … Continue reading

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Chemist Warehouse-Swisse-Voost AFL grand final promotion kicked

A formal complaint has been lodged with government health authorities around last weekend’s Chemist Warehouse- Swisse-Voost AFL grand final promotion (PD 28 Sep). The promotion, described by the company as the largest it had ever undertaken, was described by Dr … Continue reading

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Vitamin company Swisse calls for self-regulation of complementary medicine advertising

http://www.theage.com.au/federal-politics/political-news/vitamin-company-swisse-calls-for-selfregulation-of-complementary-medicine-advertising-20170315-guz8l5.html Well they would say that wouldn’t they! by

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ABC 4-Corners Swallowing It: How Australians are spending billions on unproven vitamins and supplements.

http://www.abc.net.au/4corners/stories/2017/02/13/4616948.htm FEATURE: What’s the evidence supporting the use of Australia’s favourite supplements? | ABC Health & Science | 13 Feb 2017 – http://www.abc.net.au/news/health/2017-02-13/a-closer-look-at-australias-most-popular-supplements/8265840 STUDY Is your pharmacist giving you the right advice? We put pharmacists to the test – what do … Continue reading

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ABC Australia+ removes Monash & Swisse logos from its own; But look at what they have done to Melbourne, Victoria and Canberra Uni!

http://www.australiaplus.com/international/style-and-wellbeing/a-day-in-the-life-of-a-medical-student-in-australia/7351616 http://www.australiaplus.com/international/style-and-wellbeing/which-fruits-are-healthier-and-in-what-form/7630314 But then, “Swisse Ultivite is a premium quality formula, containing 53 vitamins, minerals, antioxidants that has been formulated based on scientific evidence to provide nutritional support for a busy, stressful lifestyle”! by

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ABC Australia+ removes Monash & Swisse logos from its own

In response to letters expressing concern about the perceived relationship between the ABC, Swisse and Monash, the Monash VC (Margaret Gardner) has  stated, “The Monash partnership is a stand-alone partnership with ABC International and is in no way a partnership … Continue reading

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Australian Health expert unhappy with ABC’s Swisse deal

This “partnership” continues to attract media interest: ABC slammed for Swisse partnership ABC under fire over deal with vitamin giant Swisse Wellness “A disgrace.” Gruen, Checkout producer slams ABC deal with Swisse ABC announces partnership with Swisse Wellness Industry critic questions … Continue reading

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ABC International, Monash University, the Victorian State Government and Swisse Wellness announce partnership

ABC Australia Plus announces international partnerships I have been told that the partnership between ABC International and Monash and was struck late last year, before any involvement of Swisse Wellness Pty Ltd. Regardless, I am disappointed that Swisse has been … Continue reading

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ABC1 The Checkout: Swisse Chlorophyll

See the advertisement for As “evidence” for the claims made they cite: Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ, 2013). Nutrition, Health And Related Claims, Standard 1.2.7. 1–48. Now view this segment of The Checkout (Episode 3, March 6, 2014). See also … Continue reading

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Latest Press Release from Swisse; my response

The Swisse press release is available here I quote from it: Our prerequisites were simple…. This list of prerequisites does not include the key concern of myself and others; that the research proposed was to specifically evaluate the efficacy of … Continue reading

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