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How safe are herbal medicines?

Herbal therapies, taken for medicinal and health reasons, are increasingly popular and often regarded as innately safe. But their interactions with other medicines is less known – and could be downright dangerous.

US considers regulating homeopathy

A lack of regulation, allowing the public to self-treat conditions with scientifically unproven homeopathic products, has raised the ire of the medical community.

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Alternative remedies for joint pain

Excercise, acupuncture and supplementing with glucosamine and chondroitin are showing great promise in alleviating the pain associated with arthritis.

Mushroom glows to spread its spores

A big yellow Brazilian mushroom called 'flor de coco' glows at night to attract insects and other creatures that could later spread its spores around the forest.

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Novel health supplement now available in SA stores

Omega Caro-E, a locally developed and patented fish oil supplement is now available in South Africa.