Can the same prinicples that govern pharmaceutical trials be applied to nutritional and herbal medicine? Does the scientific method have a place in personalised medicine? Nutritionist and researcher Dr Niikee Schoendorfer shares her perspective.
Effective complementary care helps patients to better manage conventional treatment side effects, improve response to treatment, lower the risk of recurrence, and optimise health.
Research shows that sea buckthorn is a safe and effective option for post-menopausal vaginal atrophy.
According to the World Cancer Research Fund (WCRF) the number of global cancers has increased by a fifth in less than a decade to around 12 million new cases each year.
In general, how well informed do you think doctors are about complementary medicines?
Do you believe the regulation of integrative medicine practitioners by the government will improve the quality of healthcare delivered by practitioners?
Prof Marc Cohen has already had an illustrious career in integrative medicine and shows no sign of stopping! Prof Cohen is one of the co-authors of one of the principal integrative medicine textbooks "Herbs and Natural Therapies: An Evidence-Based Approach”. This book was voted in the top 4 resources for GPs to access unbiased information on natural therapies and is now in its 4th edition.
Cardiovascular disease is responsible for 11% of deaths in Australia.