Herbal medicine

Herbal medicine

Alternative therapy practitioners to face regulation for first time

ALTERNATIVE therapies are to be regulated for the first time under a Government-backed scheme to be established this year.

New course offers masters degree in herbal medicine

A SCOTTISH university's school of life sciences has developed the UK's first MSc course in herbal medicine, designed for healthcare practitioners such as doctors, graduate nurses, midwives and osteopaths, as well as for herbal practitioners.

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Chinese herbs discovery

HERBS used in traditional Chinese medicine contain thousands of chemicals that might be used to develop new drugs, researchers have found.

Crackdown on deadly Chinese imports

DEADLY fake medicines, including tablets made with yellow road paint and unhygienic pregnancy testing kits, are part of a tide of counterfeit goods from China posing a danger to health, consumers were warned yesterday.

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