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Complementary therapies - an overview

Complementary therapies such as homeopathy, naturopathy and acupuncture are sometimes used alongside conventional medicine. Here's an overview.

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Homeopathy

This article briefly describes homeopathy, including the lack of current evidence for its effectiveness and safety.

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Radiotherapy and other cancer treatments

Radiotherapy uses radiation to damage cancer cells and stop them from reproducing. It can be used by itself or combined with other cancer treatments. Find out more by reading our partner pages.

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Naturopathy

Links to trusted information about naturopathy.

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Aromatherapy

Links to trusted information about aromatherapy.

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Herbal medicine

Links to trusted information about herbal medicine.

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Ayurvedic medicine

Trusted information about ayurvedic medicine from leading Australian health organisations, including links to content on alternative therapies and herbal medicine.

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End-of-life nursing, treatments and procedures

This article explains some of the treatments that end-of-life patient may need, including surgery, chemotherapy and radiotherapy.

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Smiling Mind

Smiling Mind is a free app designed to help reduce stress and improve your wellbeing.

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Mind the Bump

New mindfulness meditation app designed to reduce stress and improve wellbeing during and after pregnancy.

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