Cupping, K-tape and cryotherapy are a few alternative therapies commonly used by athletes.
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Many elite athletes turn to alternative therapies to improve performance and enhance recovery. But are these treatments helping or hindering their quest for sporting success?
Music therapy is different from music entertainment.
The NDIS has laudable aims but how much funding will be available to enable participation in arts therapy?
‘Clinically proven’ to shorten your cold? Not quite.
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We recently submitted a complaint about the promotion of Ease-a-Cold products, which claim to be “clinically proven” to shorten your cold.
Complementary and alternative medicine has been recognised in South Africa but is not yet fully integrated into the country’s health care system.
Complementary and alternative medicine could alleviate many of the access problems within primary health care in South Africa’s rural areas if it was fully integrated into the system.
The Faculty would do well to appoint an external audit committee.
The Faculty of Medicine at the University of Sydney has just announced A$1.3 of funding from Blackmores, the complementary medicine manufacturer, for a Chair in Integrative Medicine (a blending of evidence-based…
Direct links between universities and industry funders pose significant risks – but can they be managed?
The University of Sydney’s announcement of a role funded by the Blackmores Institute raises perennial questions about whether industry-funded research can be truly independent.