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  • 22 Apr 2015 3:18 PM | Anonymous

    Complementary Medicines Australia (CMA) has responded to a study by the University of Colorado, which suggested that there could be potential health risks if supplements are taken in excessive amounts.


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  • 22 Apr 2015 11:02 AM | Anonymous

    In the lead up to the May announcement of the 2015-16 Federal Budget, Complementary Medicines Australia (CMA) has highlighted the need for Australia to have a new approach to healthcare, one which promotes self-reliance and shifts the emphasis of the health system towards greater support of wellness and prevention of disease.


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  • 14 Apr 2015 11:08 AM | Anonymous

    Complementary Medicines Australia (CMA) today responded to media reports that the National Heart Foundation is reviewing dietary and supplementation advice in relation to fish oil, based on a study looking at the relationship between omega-3-polyunsaturated fatty acids and cardiovascular health.

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  • 10 Apr 2015 3:01 PM | Anonymous

    Complementary Medicines Australia (CMA) applauds the announcement by the Minister for Health, the Hon. Sussan Ley MP, of a new collaborative governance arrangement for future GP training, and highlights the importance of greater complementary medicines knowledge required by general practitioners and other primary healthcare providers.


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  • 09 Apr 2015 9:33 AM | Anonymous

    Complementary Medicines Australia has responded to the Government’s Expert Review of Medicines and Medical Devices Regulation, by calling for regulation that reflects risk, protects consumers, safeguards quality and promotes industry best practice.


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  • 01 Apr 2015 9:07 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Mr Carl Gibson, Chief Executive Officer of Complementary Medicines Australia (CMA), has welcomed results from a report by US-based market research group Persistence Market Research, which predicts growth in the global vitamin supplements market between 2014 and 2020 at a calculated annual growth rate (CAGR) of 6.8%.


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  • 11 Mar 2015 1:46 PM | Anonymous

    Complementary Medicines Australia (CMA) today responded to the position statement by the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) on homeopathy, by reiterating its concerns into the NHMRC’s methods used to review the evidence of effectiveness on homeopathy.


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  • 05 Mar 2015 11:52 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Chief executive officer of Complementary Medicines Australia (CMA), Mr Carl Gibson, has welcomed the results of a study completed by the Endocrine Society  which has found that people who have low levels of vitamin D are more likely to have diabetes, regardless of how much they weigh.


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  • 26 Feb 2015 11:44 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)
    Mr Carl Gibson, chief executive of Comeplementary Medicines Australia (CMA) has welcomed the results of a Cochrane Review of chondroitin sulfate that confirm the efficacy and safety of this supplement in the treatment of Osteoarthritis (OA).


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  • 12 Feb 2015 10:55 AM | Anonymous

    Complementary Medicines Australia (CMA) welcomes today’s announcement by the Minister for Health, the Hon Sussan Ley MP, that Professor Anne Kelso AO has been appointed as the new CEO of the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC).


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