A preference to use CAM before seeking medical advice may be harming patients with inflammatory arthritis.
The Australian government has eliminated the insurance subsidy for 17 alternative health practices due to a lack of evidence for efficacy. This is a win for medicine and Australian taxpayers.
Does complementary and alternative medicine offer any meaningful benefits to cancer patients?
A recent paper suggests that patients would be better off stopping antibiotics when they feel better, instead of completing the entire amount prescribed. Could this approach reduce antibiotic overuse and the risk of widespread resistance?
Not only do B-vitamin supplements not protect you from lung cancer, they may significantly raise your risk of cancer.
While leg cramps won't kill you, they can make you miserable when you are trying to sleep. There's not much evidence for effective treatments, and there are far more proposed treatments than there is evidence.
An independent review of Australian pharmacy practice has recommended that homeopathic products be kept out of pharmacies.