rejected the first report because of "poor quality." Oddly, the scientist responsible for this report had authored NHMRC
's guidelines on how to conduct evidence reviews.
In Australia, the National Health, Medical and Research Council (NHMRC
) is the expert body responsible for the regulation of public and individual health care standards.
Standards include those outlined in the National Statement on Ethical Conduct in Human Research issued by NHMRC
. Researchers, Institutions and Human Research Ethics Committees (HRECs) are advised to use the NHMRC
web site to ensure they are accessing the current version of the National Statement, and to check regularly for updates (NHMRC
In both situations we aim to weigh these considerations with reference to the Australian NHMRC
National Statement on Ethics general principles of: research merit and integrity, justice, beneficence, and respect.
A recent systematic review of studies by Australian National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC
) (1) heightened further the concerns about the perception of effectiveness of homeopathic treatments in general.
Australia's peak health and medical research organisation, the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC
), is responsible for funding research and setting standards for the conduct of ethical research in the health area.
According to the Australia's National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC
) review, conducted by medical experts' working committee, said that homeopathy did not affect a range of illnesses including asthma, arthritis, sleep disturbances, cold and flu and others, the Guardian reported.
Funded by the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC
) and carried out at the Centre for Eye Research Australia (CERA), scientists have developed a 'nanosecond laser' which aims to halt AMD before it begins to threaten vision.
(3.) Gill G; SNAC Trial Group of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (RACS) and NHMRC
Clinical Trials Centre.
The chapter includes descriptions of integrative medicine (IM) as opposed to complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) and the National and Health Medical Research Council (NHMRC
) levels of evidence, the importance of which become evident throughout the book.
Appended are: (1) Graphs of NHMRC
funding support of the Australian research workforce 2003-2010; and (2 Expenditure of NHMRC
annual funding commitments.
Approved by: NHMRC
and Royal Australian College of General Practitioners.