Prescription in oncology: Homeopathy or psychotherapies and nicotine substitutes?
[Prescription in oncology: Homeopathy or psychotherapies and nicotine substitutes?] Bull Cancer. 2018 Jun 20;: Authors: Braillon A, Taiebi F PMID: 29935913 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
By ANISH KOKA Part 1 Part 2 Physicians have been making up numbers longer than people have been guessing weights at carnivals. How much does this statin lower the chances of a heart attack? How long do I have to live if I don’t get the aortic valve surgery? In clinics across the land confident answers emerge from doctors in white coats. Most of the answers are guesses based on whatever evidence about the matter exists applied to the patient sitting in the room. The trouble is that the evidence base used to be the provenance of experts and anecdotes that have in the past concluded leeches were good f...
Homœopathic Links 2018; 31: 114-115 DOI: 10.1055/s-0038-1654684 Diospyros kaki Cr. as a homeopathic remedy was made from the Kaki tree from Nagasaki, Japan, that survived the 1945 Plutonium bomb attack on the city during the war between Japan and the USA. Two short cases show the remedy can be used for climate change–related indications, namely skin cancers and post-traumatic stress disorder. [...] Thieme Medical and Scientific Publishers Private Ltd. Article in Thieme eJournals: Table of contents | Abstract | Full text
Homœopathic Links 2018; 31: 168-168 DOI: 10.1055/s-0038-1654692 Thieme Medical and Scientific Publishers Private Ltd. Article in Thieme eJournals: Table of contents | Full text
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]
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...
Orac has Google Alerts set up for various subjects, such as alternative medicine. This time around, it was a Google Alert that introduced him to "Dr." Raphael Nyarkotey Obu, who shows how quackery is the same all over the world, including in Ghana. The post “Dr.” Raphael Nyarkotey Obu: Another example showing quackery’s the same all over the world appeared first on RESPECTFUL INSOLENCE.
Orac loves to bask in the adulation of his "fans." This time around, one of the old men of quackery, Gary Null, has decided that he really, really doesn't like science-based medicine. Orac was sufficiently amused to revise, update, and expand his previous post providing Null with some not-so-Respectful Insolence. The post Orac basks in the adoration of Gary Null (revised and greatly expanded) appeared first on RESPECTFUL INSOLENCE.
The long list of so-called homeopathic nosodes approved by Health Canada include remedies made from the bacteria that causes chlamydia, the cerebral fluid of meningitis patients and cancer cells — to name just a few.
CONCLUSIONS: These results suggest that homeopathy can effectively be integrated with allopathic medicine and that the Tuscan experience could provide a useful reference for developing national and European regulations on the use of CM and homeopathy in public healthcare. PMID: 29549880 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
The authors, father-and-son team Ashim and Aradeep Chatterjee of India, said their mix, diluting scabies pus a million times, treats stomach, pancreatic and liver cancers.