Book questions alternative medicine

Book questions alternative medicine

The girl's story illustrates the serious but often little-known risks posed by some forms of alternative medicine, a loosely regulated industry that includes everything from herbal supplements to crystal healing and acupuncture, says Offit, author of …
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Vitamins: Too much of a not-so-good thing?

“I think that alternative medicine is often given a free pass,” he told CNN chief medical correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta. “I think we should hold alternative medicine to the same standard that we hold conventional medicine. It lives under this sort of …
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Spoor & Fisher | Complementary and alternative medicines to be regulated – but …

South Africa represents a multi-million rand market for complementary and alternative medicines – but currently these products are not regulated by the Medicines and Related Substances Act No.101 of 1965 (the Act). However, proposed amendments to the …
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