Green light for ban on prescription of ‘low value products’ on NHS

Fish oils, herbal remedies, homeopathic products, and warming muscle rubs on the list Related items fromOnMedica Gluten-free food CCGs ban routine prescription of some treatments NHS savings plan led to cuts of some ‘low-value’ treatments Dropping ‘low value prescription items’ set to save NHS ‘millions’
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CONCLUSION:  The appropriate homeopathic remedy, reflecting the Scholten approach, seemed to have beneficial impact on the disease process of the five individuals presented. PMID: 29908526 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Two pharmacists argue whether homeopathic remedies should be available to buy in community pharmacies after the High Court ’s support for the decision to stop funding homeopathy on the NHS.
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This study evaluated the efficacy of a homeopathic preparation to control natural tick infestations. The evaluations were conducted with 24 taurine dairy cows during 12 months. The homeopathic medicine (30 CH + Sulfur 30 CH) was administered in a proportion of 1:100 (v/w) in a formulation with sugar, added to 30 kg of mineral salt. This preparation was supplied along with concentrated feed (2 kg/animal/day). The control group received the same feed mixture without the medicine. The groups were kept in separate paddocks. Data were collected on body weight, packed cell volume and number of engorged female ticks on each anima...
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BACKGROUND:  Although individualized homeopathic treatment is effective for depression in climacteric women, there is a lack of well-designed studies of its efficacy for depression in battered women or in post-traumatic stress disorder. The aim of this s...
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The Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine, Ahead of Print.
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Updated Date: Jun 8, 2018 EST
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Perception on breast cancer influences the help seeking pattern of breast cancer patients. Negative perception causes delay in help seeking. Outcome or survival rate of breast cancer has a relation on perception. A cross sectional study was done during July 2015-June 2016, to assess the perception on breast cancer and to find out the help seeking pattern and extent of help seeking time among breast cancer patients. A total of 200 patients were selected following the convenient method of sampling from National Institute of Cancer Research and Hospital. Dhaka. Face to face interviews were taken from the diagnosed breast canc...
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