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Three out of four Germans have used complementary or natural remedies

BMJ 2002; 325 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.325.7371.990/e (Published 02 November 2002) Cite this as: BMJ 2002;325:990
  1. Annette Tuffs
  1. Heidelberg

    Three quarters of the German population aged over 16 have had some experience of natural or complementary remedies, a federal health report by the Robert-Koch-Institute in Berlin has shown.

    The report looks at attitudes towards complementary medicine and its applications. Ninety per cent of those who have used a natural remedy would recommend the treatment to others, it says. Users are most likely to …

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