'Warming Yang' and 'moistening of triple burner' are now official clinical indications

The TGA's controversial CAM list has passed Parliament

"Moistening of triple burner’ and ‘warming Yang’ are now among the official clinical indications endorsed by the TGA.


The laws enabling the TGA's notorious list of clinical indications for complementary medicine passed Parliament late last week.

The medicines watchdog has developed the list to stop manufacturers from selling treatments for bogus health problems, but critics say it simply lends credibility to pseudoscience.

The list of more than 1000 indications includes well-known medical conditions, such as 'itchy eyes' and 'mild bronchial cough', but