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More Funding For Australian Alternative Medicine Research Needed

13 January 2012 at 11:53

In Australia, the National Institute of Complementary Medicine (NICM) has called for greater Federal Government investment in CAM research. Executive director Alan Bensoussan said consumers are losing out because of a lack of research into natural therapies.

According to the NICM, two thirds of Australians use some form of alternative medicine, and the industry is worth approx $2 billion a year, but the sector only receives a fraction of the investment put into more traditional forms of medication.

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