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Mondays at 8:30pm on SBS and SBS On Demand

The 8-episode series follows everyday Australians as they pitch their diverse and sometimes divisive health remedies to a panel of medical experts, led by Dr Charlie Teo, in the hope of being selected for a real-world trial.

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Are alternative remedies simply a myth or do they have a place alongside modern medicine? 

We get to the nitty-gritty of ‘Medicine or Myth?’ with host and journalist, Jan Fran.
The groundbreaking neurosurgeon pulls no punches on the proposed crackdown on complementary medicine, his detractors, and why keeping an open mind to home...
These fascinating Australians will move, amuse, inform and astound you with the backstories behind their home remedies.
These medical experts inform, empathise and charm on ‘Medicine or Myth?’ as they decide which home remedies will be given a clinical trial and a chance at...
These innovative home remedies could potentially have far-reaching health benefits.
A look at dietary and lifestyle changes that could benefit those suffering with arthritis.
Australians pitch their natural remedies to a panel of medical experts for consideration in ‘Medicine or Myth?’.

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Personal and practical applications.

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It feels strange to see so much of the South Asian foods I grew up with re-appropriated as overpriced hipster 'superfoods'.
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