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  • 07 Sep 2016 11:15 AM | Anonymous

    Complementary Medicines Australia (CMA) has today welcomed an independent Cochrane review that indicates taking vitamin D supplements in addition to asthma medication decreases the risk of severe asthma attacks.

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  • 06 Sep 2016 11:12 AM | Anonymous

    Complementary Medicines Australia (CMA) has today supported the call for a greater focus on preventive health measures, following publication of the Research Australia 2016 annual public opinion poll which shows that 76 per cent of Australians rank investment in preventive health among the top ten priorities for the Australian Government.

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  • 30 Aug 2016 10:39 AM | Anonymous

    Complementary Medicines Australia (CMA) has today reiterated the warning by Australia’s medicines regulator, the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA), of the dangers of purchasing weight loss medicines online, especially from unknown overseas websites.


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  • 22 Aug 2016 3:52 PM | Anonymous

    Complementary Medicines Australia (CMA) has welcomed the ‘Take Charge’ message for this week’s Be MedicineWise national awareness campaign to promote the safer and smarter use of all medicines by Australians.


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  • 29 Jul 2016 11:38 AM | Anonymous

    Mr Carl Gibson, chief executive officer of CMA, has responded to a controversial query raised in the Review of Pharmacy Remuneration and Regulation Discussion Paper, regarding the availability of complementary medicines on pharmacy shelves versus pharmacies being forced to focus on providing conventional medical treatments.

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  • 22 Jul 2016 1:24 PM | Anonymous

    Complementary Medicines Australia (CMA) has welcomed new UK-based guidance by a committee of independent experts that recommends everyone in the UK should take vitamin D supplements, rather than just some groups of the population, with the aim of ensuring the majority of the population has enough vitamin D in their blood to protect the health of their bones.

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  • 19 Jul 2016 10:59 AM | Anonymous

    Mr Carl Gibson, chief executive officer of Complementary Medicines Australia (CMA) has welcomed the reappointment of the Hon. Sussan Ley MP as Federal Health Minister.


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  • 13 Jul 2016 3:37 PM | Anonymous

    Mr Carl Gibson, ceo of Complementary Medicines Australia (CMA) has today called into question claims that vitamins are an unnecessary expense for most expectant mothers as “unhelpful and just likely to generate misleading headlines”.


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  • 14 Jun 2016 3:58 PM | Anonymous

    Mr Carl Gibson, chief executive of Complementary Medicines Australia has today responded to the claim that vitamins are a “waste of money”, stating that whilst it’s important to emphasise that vitamins and minerals are not a substitute for a good diet supplements do have an important role to play alongside a healthy diet and exercise.


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  • 14 Jun 2016 3:29 PM | Anonymous

    Complementary Medicines Australia has issued a health policy warning to the Labor Party over plans to cut the rebate to natural therapies if Labor are elected as Government.


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