The World Health Organisation has released its Traditional Medicine Strategy for 2014-2023 which sends a strong message to all governments around the world that Traditional Medicine (Natural Therapies) is a very important part of health care and that community demand is increasing.
ANTA is pleased to advise that it has signed an agreement with Medibank Private which will allow new ANTA members accredited in Remedial Massage Therapy to now be included on lists to be sent to Medibank for provider recognition.
ANTA has supported natural therapy students with Bursary Awards for more than 8 years and is pleased to announce the recipients of the ANTA National Student Bursary Awards for 2103.
The Committee of the Health Care Complaints Commission (HCCC) is undertaking an inquiry into the promotion of false and misleading health-related information or practices.
This is the first in a series of bulletins to provide information on a project being undertaken on behalf of state, territory and commonwealth health ministers under the auspices of the Australian Health Ministers’ Advisory Council (AHMAC).
The world's leading happiness event is celebrating its 9th year!
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Practitioner Dispensary is pleased to announce that it will be giving away a professionally built website or blog worth over $2000 to one lucky member.
The Chinese Medicine Board of Australia (CMBA) developed the guidelines as a resource to provide information and inform practice.
The CMBA has made available a Graduate Information Document to facilitate graduates transition from student to registered health practitioner.
Bio Concepts is pleased to announce the launch of the Bio Concepts Education Centre, an online learning portal for Healthcare Practitioners which is set to change the way practitioners approach professional education.
There is something that every cancer patient should hear from their oncologist when they are first diagnosed. They should be told that by making certain dietary changes, they could increase their chances of healing from cancer dramatically, no matter what course of treatment they pursue.
The studies evaluated the risk of cataract in association with blood levels of vitamin A, vitamin C, vitamin E, alpha-carotene, beta-carotene, lutein, zeaxanthin, lycopene and beta-cryptoxanthin.
Mind & Its Potential 2013 runs 14 & 15 November in Sydney. The first early bird expires next Friday 30 August and there’s significant savings on offer.
Be part of the first ever Happiness & Its Causes Roadshow! Join us for one action packed conference day and one day of in-depth workshops. Be dazzled by a faculty of 20+ international, interstate and local speakers – leaders in psychology, science, education, business, spirituality, the arts and more!
At a recent Standing Council on Health meeting, Ministers considered the Decision Regulatory Impact Assessment: Options for regulation of unregistered health practitioners.
ANTA is pleased announce sponsorship of the World Congress on Aromatic and Medicinal Plants (WOCMAP) to be held in Brisbane on the 17 - 20 August 2014.
China Books have announced that issue #102 of the The Journal of Chinese Medicine is now available!
The use of St. John's wort to relieve symptoms of depression may be a cost-effective alternative to generic antidepressants, according to a study.
ANTA has lodged a submission on behalf of members with the TGA regarding the Consultation Regulation Impact Statement: Regulating the advertising of therapeutic goods to the general public.
A delegation of Chinese government officials have visited Goulburn to look at the viability of opening a $220 million Traditional Chinese Medicine training facility in the city.
TCM in Cancer Care: A Review of Controlled Clinical Studies Published in Chinese...Traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) has been widely applied for cancer care in China. There have been a large number of controlled clinical studies published in Chinese literature, yet no systematic searching and analysis has been done.
Private health is about individual choice of the most suitable health care option, but natural health care consumers could be denied this basic right following a review currently underway by the Chief Medical Officer of Australia.
Australians are exercising their free will and personal choice to utilise natural therapies as a course of action, when appropriate, to maintain good health care and balance in their lives.
Many important drugs in the Chinese materia medica (CMM) are known to be toxic, and it has long been recognized in classical Chinese medical theory that toxicity can arise directly from the components of a single CMM or may be induced by an interaction between combined CMM.
The study chronicled a mineral intake of about 3,000 women over a 10-year study period.
The traditional Chinese theory of acupuncture highlights that the intensity of the stimulus must reach a threshold to elicit de qi, which is necessary to achieve therapeutic effects.
Feedback closes on the 30th May 2013.
The growing importance of including naturopathic doctors in healthcare reform
The use of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) has steadily grown in recent decades, followed by an increase in insurance coverage for various CAM providers.
A rigorous review has found that there is firm evidence supporting acupuncture for the treatment of chronic pain...
The Sun Herbal web site is not sales oriented; the main purpose is to provide you with practical information.
ANTA announces Bursary Awards recipients which now takes the amount of bursaries provided by ANTA to natural therapy students to over $70,000.
In the 2012-13 Budget the Australian Government commissioned a review of private health insurance rebates for natural therapies.
Continuing Professional Development Guidelines together with the consultation submissions and Board feedback to stakeholders
The updated list of legally restricted herbs and news article.
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The Natural Therapist
Issue: 31 No.2 | July 2016
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