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St John's wort

Links to our information partners' articles about St John's wort.

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Complementary therapy

Complementary therapy, sometimes called alternative therapy or integrative medicine, is often used alongside conventional medicine.

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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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Medicines

Learn more about a range of medicines, such as pain relief medicines, antidepressants and medicines for children.

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Medicines during pregnancy

Learn more about taking medicines during pregnancy, which includes over-the-counter medicine as well as herbal supplements and vitamins.

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Garcinia cambogia

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.

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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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Medicine recalls

Medicines are recalled from time to time for a range of different reasons. Learn more about who regulates it and what to do if your medicine has been recalled.

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How to read CMIs

Consumer Medicine Information (CMI) leaflets provide information about the medicine you are taking. Here's how to use them.

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Clinical trials

Clinical trials are research investigations in which people volunteer to test new treatments.

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