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Lords call for regulation of complementary medicine

BMJ 2000; 321 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.321.7273.1365 (Published 02 December 2000) Cite this as: BMJ 2000;321:1365
  1. Jason O' Neale Roach
  1. BMJ

    The House of Lords select committee on Science and Technology recommended this week that in the interests of public safety the complementary medicine sector should be properly regulated and more research carried out into its effectiveness.

    Fragmentation, disagreement between groups, and concentration on differences rather than common aims were identified as frequent problems with existing professional bodies for complementary medicine. It is …

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