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[thejournal.ie] , Finn, Christina Man develops liver injury after following advice of alternative medicine practitioner. (03 Jan 2018)

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On the advice of naturopathy practitioner, the 38-year-old man was advised to take three tablespoons of Epsom salt with lukewarm water for 15 days for ‘stone dissolution’, according to medical journal BMJ Case Reports....

Fine Gael’s Kate O’Connell, who is also a pharmacist, said she wants to propose laws that would make it a crime to advertise or offer a cure for cancer or other chronic illnesses with methods that have not passed medical trials.....


Item Type:News
Source:thejournal.ie
Date:3 January 2018
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Subjects:E Concepts in biomedical areas > Drugs and alcohol substance by legal status > Over the counter drug (medicine / medication)
HJ Treatment method > Other medical treatment method > Alternative medical treatment
MM-MO Crime and law > Drugs and alcohol laws > Drug laws
VA Geographic area > Europe > Ireland
VA Geographic area > Europe > United Kingdom

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