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Are traditional Chinese medicines safe and legal?

Bunce, M. and Haile, J. (2012) Are traditional Chinese medicines safe and legal? The Conversation, 13 April .

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There are polarising views on the subject of complementary and alternative medicines (CAM). This website has recently published numerous article about the efficacy and regulation of CAM, the placebo effect and whether universities should train practitioners.

We don’t intend to cover this well-trodden ground. Rather, we’re sharing the results of research into the legality, safety and honesty in the labels of some traditional Chinese medicines (TCM).

Publication Type: Non-refereed Article
Publisher: The Conversation Media Group
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