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Gardasil: Fast-Tracked and Flawed – the Australian experience

Gardasil: Fast-Tracked and Flawed The Australian experience Australia has its own special but scandalous place in the history of HPV vaccines now distributed to teenagers in over 130 countries. Australia might be regarded as the birthplace of Gardasil for it was Professor Ian Frazer and the late Jian Zhou who first produced an HPV virus-like particle at the University of Queensland. Australia was also one of the first countries to […]

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‘Friends of Science in Medicine’ calls for the dumping of complementary healthcare courses

A group of high-profile scientists is calling for universities to dump  alternative and complementary health care courses believing they are not supported by valid scientific research. Such an outrageous demand is blatantly hypocritical when you consider that up to half of all western medical interventions lack a comprehensive evidence base and that preventable medical errors in hospitals are responsible for 11% of all deaths in Australia.

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