Monthly Archives: March 2015

U3A Melbourne City Short Courses Health Care Interventions – Choosing Wisely – Dr Ken Harvey THURSDAY, 10.00 – 12.00 16th April – 4th June GAA House 8 sessions, 25 places Medical advances have helped many of us live longer and have a better quality of … Continue reading

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Homeopathy industry urged to contemplate its ethics

From Australian Doctor, March 11, 2015 Health professionals offering homeopathic treatments should consider the ethics of their practice, says the lead author of an NHMRC review that has concluded there’s no robust evidence showing homeopathy works. Following two years’ work, the … Continue reading

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ACCC targets alleged false and misleading Nurofen claims

In 2010 CHOICE (Australian Consumers Association) awarded Nurofen caplets targeting migraine, back, tension headache and period pain a Shonky award. In 2011 the Therapeutic Goods Advertising Complaint Resolution Panel (CRP) upheld a complaint by Professor Paul Rolan that the claims … Continue reading

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