AHPRA asked to investigate alternative group

Universal Medicine, based in northern NSW, claims it has up to 2000 followers, mostly women. Its critics claim the group is a ‘cult’ that encourages followers to stop eating most food and doing most exercise and that it is responsible for a number of wrecked marriages and other relationships. Universal denies the allegations.

The organisation, whose services include “esoteric breast massage” and ovarian readings, was recently forced by the TGA to pull down advertisements of