Walmart is SUED for displaying homeopathic medicines in the same aisle as FDA-approved drugs
The lawsuit, filed by the Center for Inquiry, accuses America's biggest retailer of misleading customers into believing homeopathy is regulated and tested by the same standards of accepted medicine.
Authors: Bhushan D, Agarwal M Abstract Guaiacum is a homeopathic medicine used for arthritis, syphilis and tonsillitis. Its use as a substance abuse is not properly described in literature. Its excess intake may be life threatening and can damage the vision permanently. PMID: 31311227 [PubMed - in process]
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The internet is awash with ads for costly but bogus treatments – and claims that scientists are suppressing a cure for the diseaseFor Eileen O ’Sullivan, being diagnosed with breast cancer in 2013 was the catalyst for a deluge of distinctly unscientific and frequently dangerous advice. An investment manager with a analytical mind, she began seeking information to better understand her potentially life-altering condition. But from the mom ent Eileen starting searching online, misinformation was unavoidable: “This is when all the suggestions start rolling in,” she says. “Before diagnosis, I had ...
Veterinary remedies are intended to support animals in their recovery from diseases. Treatment outcome depends not only on the general effectiveness of the remedies themselves, but also on other prerequisites....
France will end social security reimbursements for homeopathic drugs and the new policy - which has drawn the fire of alternative medicine advocates - will take full effect in 2021, the healthcare minister said on Tuesday.Reuters Health Information
After another study found that homeopathic medicines had no proven benefit, the French government announced it will end reimbursements for these treatments in 2021
Removing state funding will not immediately dim French affection for the market
The Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine, Ahead of Print.
France will end social security reimbursements for homeopathic drugs and the new policy - which has drawn the fire of alternative medicine advocates - will take full effect in 2021, the healthcare minister said on Tuesday.