TGA’s list of medical indications full of pseudoscience
Proposed product descriptions enshrine nonsensical concepts
TGA consultation on therapeutic goods – ear candles, homeopathy
Submissions covering various options close on May 12
Homeopathic teething tablets recalled
TGA has advised that the products, which contain belladonna, should be returned to their place of purchase.
Vic Skeptics reveal dangerous products on sale at Melbourne hospital
Homeopathic baby teething tablets and gel may contain belladonna
TGA to publish lab test details on medical products – but is it enough?
TGA to publish new information on lab tests of medical products, including the significance of non-complying results.
Government responds to medicine review
Pathways opened up for reform of complementary medicine regulation
Federal Budget promises changes to TGA
But details are sparse, and the implications unclear.
The TGA calls for increased transparency, but won’t reveal recalled products.
Tweet In the same week that the TGA has removed over 400 alternative medicine products from the Australian Register, they are calling for submissions into how they can better improve their transparency. In a spot check on about 400 products, 9 out of 10 – or 26 per cent of…
Action taken against Homeopathy websites for misleading advertising
Two websites run by Homeopathy Plus! have been ordered to remove misleading and unverified information pertaining to homeopathic immunisation and flu treatment, following a ruling by the Therapeutic Goods Administration. The rulings were passed down in response to a complaint made by Dr Ken Harvey of the LaTrobe School of…