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Statutory regulation of medical herbalists

The government has now announced the Statutory Regulation of herbalists with the Health Professions Council (HPC). The statement made was: “The Health Secretary also announced to Parliament today that herbal medicine practitioners will be regulated from April 2012. The four UK … Continue reading

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Meeting with Karl McCartney MP, to discuss SR of Medical Herbalists at University of Lincoln

  The meeting took place at the University of Lincoln’s Herbal Dispensary in the Complementary Medicine Clinic at 0930am on Friday 4th Feb. Karl McCartney M.P. met the course leader: Andrew Stableford, the clinic manager: Anne Parkin, 2010 graduate Martin Schoenbeck and … Continue reading

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Herbal remedies for anxiety

You may have seen some of the publicity last week about a new study published in the peer-reviewed Nutrition Journal suggesting that herbal and nutritional remedies could be effective in the treatment of anxiety and anxiety-linked disorders. The study concerned … Continue reading

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The Emperor’s New Drugs

Are conventional antidepressants simply placebos? On Wednesday 6th October the Lincoln Academy hosted a talk by Irving Kirsch, professor of psychology at the University of Hull, in which he suggested exactly that. His meta-analyses of the published and unpublished trials … Continue reading

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Japanese garden trip

As is Lincoln tradition, we took the new students on a trip to the beautiful Japanese garden in North Clifton on the Friday of Freshers week. The weather was rather cool, but as it had been tipping down the previous … Continue reading

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