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8 quack allergy tests to avoid

8 quack allergy tests to avoid

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Allergists have named and shamed eight, unscientific allergy tests that are being used widely in Australia due to loopholes in regulations.

Chiropractors finally get a break

Chiropractors finally get a break

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They’ve been shunned by doctors for lack of evidence, but they can now claim to be as effective as NSAIDs for relieving acute low back pain.

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Here's how the drug watchdog could have more bite

Dr Ken Harvey

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.

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Chelation therapy up for debate

Chelation therapy up for debate

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A 75-year-old male chiropractor sought chelation therapy from a GP therapist, stating that his own GP had diagnosed advanced vascular disease. He later lost sight in his left eye.

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Investigation into homeopathic

Investigation into homeopathic "vaccines"

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An investigation by the UK's BBC South West has exposed the sale of homeopathic "vaccines" for serious infections, such as whooping cough and meningitis.

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