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18 Aug 2019 - Future Drought Fund

The Australian Government has committed $3.9 billion to the Future Drought Fund; public consultation. To help design the Drought Resilience Funding Plan, register for the upcoming consultation. More »»


07 Aug 2019 - PHA director positions

Every two years, four of the eight non-executive director positions on the Plant Health Australia (PHA Board) are up for re-election. PHA commenced the advertising for upcoming PHA director positions and they have asked ATTIA, as PHA Members, to promote the advertisement. More »»


03 Jul 2019 - Biosecurity Fact Sheets from Plant Health Australia

Plant Health Australia (PHA) continue to develop a Biosecurity Plan for the Australian tea tree industry, the Plan will be released in late 2019. PHA have also generated some fact-sheets for the industry More »»


23 Mar 2018 - Tea Tree Oil is a safe and well-established natural ingredient

A recent presentation at ENDO2018 purported a causal link between Lavender Oil and Tea Tree Oil to a condition in young boys called gynecomastia. More »»


 

ATTIA refutes gynecomastia link Article Date: 21 Feb 2007

The recent reports alleging that Lavender and Tea Tree Oil may be causing breast growth in very young boys has very little substance, is a product of poor reasoning, and is cast into doubt on many grounds. The following article challenges the poor conclusions and methodology, and calls on the New England Journal of Medicine for a retraction of this data and the unwarranted conclusions that give the impression that this has the endorsement reserved for thorough, well reviewed science.

Please refer to the  Library section of this site: http://www.attia.org.au/library.php for more information.

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