Monthly Archives: February 2021

COVID-19 Vaccines: Talks to U3A Melbourne City

COVID-19 Vaccines – Topics: The Immune System How vaccines work Three ways to make vaccines How COVID-19 vaccines compare Side effects Australian roll-out, 2021 Administration and precautions Additional shots for healthy ageing Resource links This talk can be downloaded as … Continue reading

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Complementary medicines weight loss complaints submitted to the TGA in 2018-2019. Follow-up in February 2021.

From July 2018 to July 2019, complaints about a convenience sample of twenty-tw0 complementary medicine weight loss products, by eight sponsors, advertised on 140 different Internet sites (cases) were submitted to the TGA. FatBlaster products sponsored by Cat Media (Naturopathica) … Continue reading

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Unnecessary, expensive and potentially dangerous supplements consumed by older Australians

A new study found almost 75% of older Australians take at least one type of dietary supplement or complementary medicine, most of which are not recommended by current medical opinion. The researchers said that the widespread use of complementary medicine … Continue reading

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