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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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  • 06 Feb 2015 10:47 AM | Anonymous

    Mr Carl Gibson, chief executive of Complementary Medicines Australia (CMA) has welcomed results from a new study which shows equivalent benefits of taking glucosamine and chondroitin for osteoarthritis (OA) of the knee as taking the COX-2 inhibitor celecoxib (Celebrex).

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  • 02 Feb 2015 1:32 PM | Anonymous

    In its pre-Budget submission, Complementary Medicines Australia (CMA) has recommended the Government reflects the economic and population health contributions made by the complementary medicines industry when considering the upcoming Federal Budget.

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  • 22 Jan 2015 1:28 PM | Anonymous

    Complementary Medicines Australia (CMA) is the peak body for the complementary healthcare products industry and supports compliance with Australian law by complementary medicine healthcare practitioners. We are writing to practitioners to alert them to risks related to the importation of overseas products: risks both to patients and to professional practice.

    To read the Alert click here.

  • 17 Dec 2014 11:49 AM | Anonymous

    Complementary Medicines Australia (CMA) today pre-empted the publication of a formal position statement by the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) on homeopathy, calling into question the NHMRC’s methods used to review the evidence of effectiveness on homeopathy.

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