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  • 14 Nov 2013 3:36 PM | Deleted user
    Mr Carl Gibson, CEO of the Complementary Healthcare Council of Australia (CHC), balanced the responses to the media articles on the recently published study, ‘Vitamin and Mineral Supplements in the Primary Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease and Cancer: An Updated Systematic Evidence Review for the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force.’

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  • 14 Nov 2013 10:27 AM | Deleted user
    The Complementary Healthcare Council of Australia (CHC) welcomes the findings of a new US report, in which the authors found the use of key dietary supplements, including omega-3s, B6, B12 and folic acid, could reduce hospital costs by $US billions per year.

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  • 28 Oct 2013 9:35 AM | Deleted user
    The Complementary Healthcare Council of Australia (CHC) welcomes the UK’s Chief
    Medical Officer’s preventive health plan for children, which includes a call for their National
    Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence to examine the cost-effectiveness of offering
    vitamins A, C and D to all children under five.

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  • 15 Oct 2013 10:36 AM | Anonymous
    A meta-analysis finding that vitamin D supplements have no beneficial effect on bone density has drawn intense criticism from experts who say the study has “serious limitations” and its conclusions could have “dire consequences” for public health for suggesting healthy adults don’t need to take vitamin D supplements.
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  • 19 Sep 2013 10:55 AM | Deleted user
    The Complementary Healthcare Council of Australia (CHC) commends the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) for drafting resources that encourage health professionals to communicate openly with patients about their use of complementary medicines. However, the CHC is disappointed that aspects of the resources provide little support for health professionals to guide patients with accurate and relevant information.

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  • 16 Sep 2013 4:04 PM | Anonymous
    The new Chief Executive of the Complementary Healthcare Council of Australia, Carl Gibson, used his maiden speech to call on the incoming Government to invest in a healthy Australia.

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  • 11 Sep 2013 5:52 PM | Anonymous
    CHC media release highlighting the success of the CHC National Conference and Industry Awards.

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  • 04 Sep 2013 3:20 PM | Anonymous
    The Complementary Healthcare Council of Australia (CHC) today announced the appointment of Mr Carl Gibson as the peak industry body’s new Chief Executive Officer. Mr Gibson will commence in the role in October 2013. Click Here to read more




  • 22 Aug 2013 10:06 AM | Deleted user
    With just under 2 weeks to go, the Complementary Healthcare Council of Australia (CHC) would like to highlight that registrations for the CHC National Conference 2013 and Industry Awards Dinner, are closing next Tuesday, 27 August.

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  • 12 Jul 2013 2:27 PM | Deleted user
    The Complementary Healthcare Council of Australia (CHC) contests the recent US research reported in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute linking Omega-3 and prostate cancer as inconclusive and contradictory of a large pool of pre-existing, robust evidence that demonstrates the positive health benefits of fish oil. This case-cohort study examines associations between plasma phospholipid fatty acids and prostate cancer risk among participants in the Selenium and Vitamin E Cancer Prevention Trial.

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