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Dodgy claims for complementary medicines? Here’s how the drug watchdog could have more bite

Complementary medicine suppliers are getting away with breaching advertising requirements because Australia’s medicines regulatory authority has no bite, new data confirms.

Medicine & health
Medical testing

Monash University at the forefront of consumer rights in public health 

Today is World Consumer Rights Day (WCRD), an annual occasion for celebration and solidarity within the international consumer movement. A movement that is vital in public health and medicine. The...

Medical testing

Monash University at the forefront of consumer rights in public health 

Today is World Consumer Rights Day (WCRD), an annual occasion for celebration and solidarity within the international consumer movement. A movement that is vital in public health and medicine. The...

supplementary medicine

Which supplements work? New labels may help separate the wheat from the chaff

New proposals from Australia’s drug regulator should give you a better idea if your complementary medicines do what they say on the packet.

Medicine & health