medicine covers a wide range of practices and products, such as acupuncture and meditation, herbal supplements, and chiropractic care.
This is one of the key messages in Austrades new Complementary
Medicine industry capability report, which showcases Australias capabilities in the sector to international customers to ensure they choose Australian products when sourcing complementary
She said there is also a need to have uniform approach for collecting data on complementary
feeding to include all World Health Organization (WHO) recommended complementary
2 billion spent on complementary
health approaches included $28.
These findings come from an analysis by the National Center for Complementary
and Integrative Health (NCCIH) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, based on data from a special supplement--on use of complementary
health approaches--to the 2012 National Health Interview Survey (NHIS).
or Alternative Medicine (CAM) is the TM that is used outside the indigenous community by the other populations (2).
In the list, 'exclusive breast feeding up to six months' was ranked number one, while complementary
feeding beyond six months of age was ranked at number three.
This came today following the launch of the 2nd Gulf Conference for Complementary
Medicine under the title "Towards a complementary
medicine based on evidence," which was organized by the National Center for Alternative Medicine in Riyadh.
Simon J Spedding argues in his letter to the editor of the Medical Journal of Australia in June 2012, that conventional and complementary
medicine should have equal requirements regarding regulation.
The conversations between patient and provider should also extend into the realm of complementary
The Medicines Control Council will tackle the major task of regulating complementary
medicines by assessing the most high-risk products first, its registrar, Mandisa Hela, said last month.
The use of complementary
and alternative medicine (CAM) and integrative therapies in patients with cancer care continues to grow.