St John's wort
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Questions to ask before taking a medicine
Learning about your medication is important to understand your options. This page helps you to ask the right questions about the medications that you are prescribed.
Medicines during pregnancy
Learn more about taking medicines during pregnancy, which includes over-the-counter medicine as well as herbal supplements and vitamins.
Complementary therapies — an overview
Complementary therapies such as homeopathy, naturopathy and acupuncture are sometimes used alongside conventional medicine. Here's an overview.
Garcinia cambogia is a tropical fruit reputed to enable weight loss. This article separates myth from facts and provides links to other ways of managing weight.
Chinese traditional medicine
Based on ancient practices, traditional Chinese medicine uses techniques such as acupuncture, tai chi, herbal medicines and various other mind body practices.
Complementary therapy, sometimes called alternative therapy or integrative medicine, is often used alongside conventional medicine.
This article briefly describes homeopathy, including the lack of current evidence for its effectiveness and safety.
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.
Buying medicines online
Buying medicines online can have advantages, but there is a risk of losing your money, damaging your health or breaking the law.