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Multiple organ failure – death of consumer protection?

H A Steinman, M R Jobson

Abstract


The enormously profitable complementary medicines, dietary supplements and traditional medicines markets are largely unregulated internationally and South Africa. Attempts to ensure that consumers are not exposed to harmful or ineffective products have met with varying success around the world.

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H A Steinman,

M R Jobson, Rhodes University

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Keywords

Complementary medicine, Citrus auranthium, Regulatory, AIDS, HIV

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South African Medical Journal 2010;100(8):494,496-497.

Article History

Date submitted: 2010-06-04
Date published: 2010-07-15

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