Doctors who prescribe homeopathy ignore other medical guidelines

Family doctors who offer homeopathy - not recommended by the NHS - are also more likely to  practice other bad habits such as the overuse of antibiotics
Source: New Scientist - Health - Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: research

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Publication date: Available online 13 February 2019Source: Regulatory Toxicology and PharmacologyAuthor(s): Marie-Luise Buchholzer, Marion Kirch, Christiane Kirchner, Werner KnoessAbstractThe considerable number of homeopathic medicinal products (HMP) on the German market and the staggering breadth of active substances of various origin along with the specific legal requirements of adequate safety principles posed the need to compile data on toxicologically evaluated raw materials. In line with the European regulatory framework, HMP applications must consider appropriate safety standards in analogy to conventional human me...
Source: Regulatory Toxicology and Pharmacology - Category: Toxicology Source Type: research
CONCLUSIONS:  By the philosophical-scientific correlations described, it is inferred that disease-promoting epigenetic alterations are the biological representation of the chronic miasms, suggesting the isopathic use of auto-sarcode of DNA as homeopathic therapeutic modulator of gene expression for the management of chronic diseases. PMID: 30759480 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Abstract BACKGROUND:  Hot flashes are common in women during menopause, and are an important cause of discomfort, increasing the number of medical appointments. Hormone replacement therapy is an effective treatment, but it can bring undesirable consequences. Alternative treatments exist but they are not universally accepted or effective. The ingestion of malagueta peppers (popular name for fruits of Capsicum frutescens L., Solanaceae) causes sensations similar to those experienced by women during hot flashes. Using the homeopathic law of similars (let like be cured by like), we hypothesized that a homeopathic...
Source: Homeopathy - Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Tags: Homeopathy Source Type: research
CONCLUSION:  Homeopathy services, wherever available, are being used fully and thus sharing the patient load in the government-run wellness centres. There is the potential for more homeopathic practitioners to contribute importantly to health care delivery in India. PMID: 30736082 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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ConclusionWe provide new insights on factors that might increase the risk of serious AR associated with CAM use in children: products containing more than two components and simultaneously administered with conventional medications can represent a potential risk in children.Graphical abstract
Source: Phytomedicine - Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: research
This study was not designed to directly compare non-conventional therapies with conventional ones, and the results do not mean that all unproven remedies are useless. In fact, an unproven treatment may become conventional if rigorous research proves its worth. There are many types of alternative treatments (including herbs, vitamins, homeopathy, yoga, and acupuncture) that might have different effects and have not yet been well studied. Importantly, this study did not examine the interaction of conventional and alternative treatments (which in some cases may cause problems). In addition, this study did not actually find th...
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