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Health Care Complaints Commission (HCCC) Report 2009-2010

The Health Care Complaints Commission (HCCC) recently released its 2009/2010 Annual Report.

HCCC - 21 Dec 2010
Special Endorsing Body Discount - Happiness & Its Causes 2011!

ANTA is an Endorsing Body for next year's Happiness & Its Causes conference 16-17 June 2011, to be held at the Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre. As such, our members are entitled to a special 10 % discount off the early bird price which closes on the 23 December.

Chinese Medicine herbs scientifically proven to help halt cancer

A 1,800-year old Chinese herbal remedy for an upset stomach may boost the effectiveness of chemotherapy while reducing its side effects, according to a study conducted by researchers from Yale University and published in the journal Science Translational Medicine.

NaturalNews - 2 Dec 2010
Neck manipulation re-think after study

Australian research has cast doubt over the necessity of vigorous spinal manipulations used by many chiropractors to treat neck pain.

AAP - 12 Nov 2010
Natural nutritional approach lowers blood pressure, no drugs necessary

Elevated blood pressure exerts a health threatening effect on every organ in the body as it slowly acts to cause our veins and arteries to deteriorate. Small cracks develop as a result and must be patched quickly to avert disaster.

NaturalNews - 12 Nov 2010
Occupational Physicians tackle the public health problems associated with being out of work

“Long-term worklessness,” Professor Sir Mansel Aylward said during his recent visit, “is one of the greatest known risks to Public Health. It has a health risk equivalent to that of smoking ten packs of cigarettes per day

AFOEM - 3 Nov 2010
Managing conversations about health and work

Patients who have a work related injury or illness sometimes enter the consulting room feeling vulnerable and unsure about their condition and abilities.

AFOEM - 3 Nov 2010
Essential Oils: Learn How They Work and How to Use Them Every Day

Essential oils are highly concentrated aromatic liquids found in flowers, trees, shrubs, roots, bushes, seeds, and even in the rinds of certain fruits. These potent oils have the unique characteristic of being able to penetrate the skin on contact, thus enhancing their ability to be effective.

NaturalNews - 3 Nov 2010
Achieve Vibrant Health with Natural Diet and Lifestyle

Our diet has changed radically over the past century and has become a significant cause of disease and illness as animal based foods account for a quarter of our calories.

NaturalNews - 2 Nov 2010
Try Natural Energy Boosters that Last

Energy is something that we all feel a little short on from time to time. It's a good thing that there are a myriad of natural energy boosters that we can eat, drink, or take as a supplement to help us be peak performers all day long.

NaturalNews - 1 Nov 2010
Hands-On Approaches to the Challenges of Back Pain

"Oh my aching back" is a popular phrase, and for good reason. Four out of five adults will experience low-back pain during their lives. For some people, the acute discomfort subsides within a few weeks; for others the pain becomes chronic and debilitating.

NCCAM - 1st October 2010
Massage Therapy As an Option in Supportive Care

Massage therapy, a form of hands-on healing, has been used since ancient times and across many cultures. Today, it's a popular form of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM), especially as a supportive therapy to help manage symptoms such as pain, sleep problems, and the negative effects of stress.

NCCAM - 1st October 2010
Study Examines the Effects of Swedish Massage Therapy on Hormones, Immune Function

Massage is used for many health purposes, but little is known about how it works on a biological level. A recent study published in The Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine examined the effects of one session of Swedish massage therapy.

NCCAM - 23rd September 2010
A simple massage could keep you from getting sick

Massages are a great way to release tension and stress and promote relaxation. But a new study published has revealed for the first time that massages also provide a measurable, therapeutic benefit to the immune system as well.

NaturalNews - 13 September 2010
Use Aromatherapy to Reduce Stress

Aromatherapy is one of the fastest growing fields in alternative medicine. It has been used for centuries around the world but is just recently becoming more popular and accepted....

NaturalNews - 30 July 2010
Yoga is Good for Your Body and Mind

Yoga is a combination of a series of postures and controlled breathing exercises. It is considered a mind-body type of alternative medicine.

NaturalNews - 30 July 2010
Herbs Help and Heal in our Daily Lives

We have relied on herbs and herbal medicine to treat our ailments and conditions for centuries, and yet even today when so much more is known about herbs and their medicinal properties, many look down on them as being "quackery".

NaturalNews - 7 July 2010
ANTA Moves to new premises on the 23rd June 2010

Due to ongoing growth ANTA has moved to larger and more efficient premises.

ANTA - 24 June 2010
Nutrition More Important than Exercise for Weight Loss, Suggests Study

Women who rely on exercise to lose weight are destined to fail, so says a study that appears in the Journal of American Medical Association.

NaturalNews - 24 June 2010
Six Easy Ways Detox in Our Toxic World

In today's polluted and chemically contaminated world, we can only control toxins by what we consume or use in the home.

NaturalNews - 24 June 2010
Indexation of TAC and WorkSafe fee schedules

Advise regarding an increase to the Transport Accident Commission (TAC) and WorkSafe Victoria (WorkSafe) fee schedules effective 1 July 2010.

Important information you need to know when using a tax agent or BAS agent

With the introduction of the new Tax Agent Services Act 2009 there are benefits to taxpayers who use a registered tax agent or BAS agent.

ATO - 24 June 2010
Severe Allergic Reaction (anaphylaxis) for Complementary Health Care Practitioners

NSW Health is pleased to provide the fact sheet Severe Allergic Reaction (Anaphylaxis) & Complementary Health Care: Guidelines for Complementary Health Care Practitioners

NSW Health - 30 April 2010
Celebrate World Homeopathy Awareness Week 2010

World Homeopathy Awareness Week is an international celebration of homeopathy. The event commences on the 255th birthday of the founder of homeopathy, Samuel Hahnemann, on April 10th 2010.

NaturalNews - 15 April 2010
ANTA Announces 2009 National Bursary Award Recipients

The ANTA National Bursaries have been established to encourage and assist students to maximise the opportunities provided in their education and assist students to achieve their aims and goals in natural therapies.

ANTA - 15 April 2010
Boost the Immune System and Prevent Flu, Colds and Coughs

Many people think of colds and flu as inevitable and resort to going for a flu shot as a preventative measure or to taking plenty of medication in an attempt to cure colds and flu.

NaturalNews - 14 April 2010
Record Attendance Expected as Interest in Natural Health Grows

More than 400 healthcare professionals, naturopaths, massage & beauty therapists, pharmacists and health food retailers have registered from around Australia and New Zealand to attend Australia’s largest natural health event...

Interpoint Events - 17 March 2010
How to Manage Migraines with Nutrients, Herbs and Relaxation Techniques

Migraines affect millions of people each year, with about 60% of them being women. Thankfully there are many natural and simple things you can do to prevent migraines from occurring or to help deal with the pain if one strikes.

NaturalNews - 11 March 2010
Back Pain: Use Natural Cures that Really Work

Back pain is twenty times more painful than other body pains because these complex muscles are located so close to the spinal cord. Commonly-prescribed drugs for back pain can have serious side effects; even over-the-counter drugs can cause stomach problems and liver damage.

NaturalNews - 5 February 2010
Use Chinese Herbal Medicine to Create Harmony and Health

Chinese herbal medicine is one of the oldest forms of medicine with the earliest known written herbal formulas dating back to the 3rd century BC. Chinese medicine teaches that people are either in harmony or out of harmony. Disease is caused by disharmony and cured by restoring harmony to the body.

NaturalNews - 15 January 2010
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25 ways to improve your health and happiness in 2010

The New Year is upon us, and for many people, it includes a New Year's resolution for achieving improved health and happiness in 2010. Here are twenty-five health-enhancing ideas to help you accomplish that goal.

NaturalNews - 14 January 2010
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Complementary / Alternative Medicine News

Ketone salts: Do they really improve athletic performance?

A new study investigates whether ketone salt nutritional supplements do more harm than good when it comes to athletic performance.

What are the health benefits of butterbur?

This article explores the different uses and health benefits of butterbur. It is most commonly used to treat migraines and hay fever. Learn more.

Could tai chi encourage more patients to take up cardiac rehab?

Tai chi did not raise aerobic fitness, but it increased physical activity, was liked, and was adhered to by heart patients who refused conventional rehab.
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