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FDA Finds Poison In Homeopathic Teething Remedies

Clin Med (Lond). 2017 Feb;17(1):43-45. doi: 10.7861/clinmedicine.17-1-43. Liquorice-induced apparent mineralocorticoid excess presenting in the emergency department.. "A 65-year-old woman with a background of myalgic encephalitis, who was taking alternative medicines and dietary supplements, presented with hypokalaemia and hypertension. After a thorough history it became apparent that this was most likely secondary to regular consumption of liquorice tea."

J Clin Oncol. 2016 Jan 20;34(3_suppl):162. doi: 10.1200/jco.2016.34.3_suppl.162. Moderators of acupuncture effectiveness in breast cancer survivors: Randomized clinical trial (RCT).. "Although acupuncture produced significant improvements from baseline to follow-up in insomnia symptoms, fatigue, and QOL, these improvements did not differ from sham."

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