Integrative medicine a cover for dubious therapies

GPs who promote “integrative medicine” as a front for unproven natural therapies are abandoning a long-held commitment to champion the importance of credible scientific evidence, says the self-proclaimed healthcare watchdog Friends of Science in Medicine (FSM).

In response to an article published in the Medical Journal of Australia, FSM has endorsed the concerns of the author, Professor Edzard Ernst, who labels integrative medicine as