Could acupuncture help coronavirus patients?
A modernized version of the ancient homeopathic needle treatment, acupuncture, might help stem the kind of out-of-control inflammation that kills COVID-19 patients, a study in mice suggests. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - August 12, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Journal Will Retract Homeopathy-COVID-19 Paper Journal Will Retract Homeopathy-COVID-19 Paper
A public health journal will be retracting a paper that argued for the adoption of homeopathy in the fight against the coronavirus pandemic, according to the editor in chief.Medscape Infectious Diseases (Source: Medscape Infectious Diseases Headlines)
Source: Medscape Infectious Diseases Headlines - July 29, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: Infectious Diseases Commentary Source Type: news

Washington Homeopathic Products, Inc. - 589823 - 06/19/2020
CGMP/Finished Pharmaceuticals/Adulterated (Source: FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research - What's New)
Source: FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research - What's New - July 7, 2020 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Authors: Division of Pharmaceutical Quality Operations I Source Type: news

Autism expert Kerri Rivera explains mechanism behind chlorine dioxide
(Natural News) Being a parent can be quite challenging – especially when your child is not neurotypical. Adding to the burden is the fact that mainstream medical professionals and doctors are often unable to offer parents a cure. Such was the case for Kerri Rivera, a former realtor turned homeopathic doctor, who has since become one... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - July 5, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

ASCI flags 50 ad campaigns by Ayurveda, homeopathic drug makers offering COVID-19 cure in April
The disclosure from ASCI for April comes a day after the government issued a gag order against Baba Ramdev's company Patanjali Ayurved from advertising a drug as COVID-19 cure within hours of him launching it. ASCI said the AYUSH ministry had sought its help to alert them about such advertisements and launched a drive to act against such misleading advertisements claiming prevention or cure COVID-19. (Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News)
Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News - June 24, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Standard Homeopathic Company Issues Nationwide Recall of Hyland's Baby Teething Tablets and Hyland's Baby Nighttime Teething Tablets Due to Mislabeling
Standard Homeopathic Company is recalling all lots of Hyland's Baby Teething Tablets and Hyland's Baby Nighttime Teething Tablets sold in retail stores to the consumer level. The U.S. Food& Drug Administration (FDA) has concluded that the medicines have been found to contain inconsistent amounts of belladonna alkaloids that may differ from the calculated amount on the products' labels. FDA believes that belladonna represents a serious health hazard to children and that the effects of belladonna are unpredictable. (Source: FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research - What's New)
Source: FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research - What's New - June 6, 2020 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Authors: FDA Source Type: news

Can homeopathy, a particularly mild therapeutic approach, survive and grow in a world of violence? - Vithoulkas G.
This short treatise addresses a philosophical question concerning the place of homeopathy in our modern world. The question raised is whether a therapeutic system as peaceful, mild, and non-violent as homeopathy can survive and grow within a society that o... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 18, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Research Methods, Surveillance and Codes, Models Source Type: news

India Is the World ’s Second-Most Populous Country. Can It Handle the Coronavirus Outbreak?
As the world grapples with the COVID-19 pandemic, some experts say India — a country of more than 1.3 billion people — likely has many more cases than the conservative numbers currently being reported. The outbreak of the new coronavirus, which causes COVID-19, began in China and has since infected more than 124,000 people across more than 110 countries and territories around the world. More than 4,500 people worldwide have died after being infected with COVID-19. India has conducted nearly 5,000 COVID-19 tests so far, according to the World Health Organization, which says that the “country is responding ...
Source: TIME: Health - March 12, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Sanya Mansoor Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 Explainer Source Type: news

Safely Soothing Teething Pain and Sensory Needs in Babies and Older Children
Soothing children's gums with prescription or over-the-counter (OTC) medications, homeopathic remedies or teething jewelry can be dangerous. Consider these safer alternatives. (Source: FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research - What's New)
Source: FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research - What's New - February 27, 2020 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Authors: FDA Source Type: news

Homeopaths banned from practising quack autism 'treatment' by Government
The Professional Standards Authority today issued a deadline for homeopaths to stop the advertising as NHS national medical director Stephen Powis said the decision isn't enough. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 13, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Indian Authorities Propose Use of Homeopathy to Prevent Coronavirus
Critics of the practice say the guidance is irresponsible and could give users a false sense of security. (Source: The Scientist)
Source: The Scientist - February 7, 2020 Category: Science Tags: News & Opinion Source Type: news

Hyland's Homeopathic Teething Tablets: Questions and Answers
The FDA continues to warn consumers that Hyland's Teething Tablets may pose a risk to children. (Source: FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research - What's New)
Source: FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research - What's New - February 6, 2020 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Authors: FDA Source Type: news

Hyland's Homeopathic Teething Tablets: Questions and Answers
The FDA continues to warn consumers that Hyland's Teething Tablets may pose a risk to children. (Source: FDA Consumer Health Information Updates)
Source: FDA Consumer Health Information Updates - February 6, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: FDA Source Type: news

Robert Scott Bell discusses lost principles of healing with Dr. Alan Keyes at the Red Pill Expo
(Natural News) Robert Scott Bell recently sat down with Dr. Alan Keyes at the Red Pill Expo and discussed the importance of homeopathy, the spiritual component to well being, along with other topics ranging from personal sovereignty to 5G radiation to medical error. It was great to hear Bell talk about his back-story, what led... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - December 24, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Homeopathy as a complementary therapy for asthma
(Natural News) Asthma is a common long-term disease characterized by the inflammation of the airways in the lungs. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that around 19.2 million American adults aged 18 and above have this disease, equivalent to about 7.7 percent of the entire population in the US. There is currently... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - December 11, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Ex-NDP leader Tom Mulcair featured at pro-homeopathy conference in Montreal
Former NDP leader Tom Mulcair's work for a pro-homeopathy advocacy group is raising eyebrows among critics who denounce the field as pseudoscience. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - November 19, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Politics Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Homeopathic treatments for anxiety: What to know
Homeopathy is a practice that uses diluted nonmedical substances to treat different illnesses. Learn more about whether it can help treat anxiety symptoms in this article. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - November 15, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Anxiety / Stress Source Type: news

Google stops promoting adverts for homeopathy 'MMR' pills in victory for Mail campaign 
The search giant had been promoting sales of medically ineffective tablets branded under names such as 'MMR' and 'Rubella' to those who searched on related topics. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 5, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

FDA says homeopathy 'has the potential to cause permanent harm'
The US Food and Drugs Administration (FDA) has taken a fresh swipe at the herbal remedies as the multi-billion dollar industry continues to grow by a fifth each year. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 1, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Homeopathy: FDA issue new statement on risks
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) have issued a new statement on the potential risks of drugs marketed as homeopathic products. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - November 1, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Complementary Medicine / Alternative Medicine Source Type: news

Health bosses' 'serious concerns' over homeopathy
The UK's largest group of registered homeopaths should not be accredited, NHS bosses say. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - October 28, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

NHS chief Simon Stevens blasts homeopathy as 'dangerous'
NHS chief Simon Stevens has urged the medical watchdog to de-list the Society of Homeopaths from its official register of professional organisations after he described some of them as 'chancers'. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 28, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Statement on the agency ’s efforts to protect patients from potentially harmful drugs sold as homeopathic products
Today, the FDA is taking two new steps toward clarifying the agency ’s approach on homeopathic products. (Source: FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research - What's New)
Source: FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research - What's New - October 24, 2019 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Authors: FDA Source Type: news

Drug Products Labeled as Homeopathic Guidance for FDA Staff and Industry
Compliance (Source: FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research - What's New)
Source: FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research - What's New - October 24, 2019 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Authors: FDA Source Type: news

Critics slam claims a girl, 13, came of out a coma due to drops of the homeopathic remedy arnica
EXCLUSIVE: Homeopath Alena Pilyugina, who practices in Russia, gave the unnamed teenager up to 10 globules' of Arnica in 30ml of water via nasal drops. The girl allegedly opened her eyes in hours. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 5, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Government watchdog faces investigation after accrediting homoeopaths who offer a 'cure' for autism
The Professional Standards Authority, who regulate practitioners in the UK, accredited The Society of Homeopaths in April. Some of its members practice Cease therapy. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 4, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

A healthy lifestyle is the main key in managing (and even treating) hypertension, according to Ayurveda
(Natural News) Ayurveda is an ancient form of natural medicine that originated from India. It is similar to traditional Chinese medicine and homeopathic medicine, and it relies purely on natural therapies. In an article written by researchers from India, they reviewed available Ayurvedic literature to understand the physiology of blood pressure and the cause and development of hypertension from... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - August 27, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Amazon slammed for selling unproven homeopathy remedies
MailOnline found Amazon's UK page listed four different products claiming to be medorrhinum - a remedy prepared from the urethral discharge of a man with gonorrhoea. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 29, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How can homeopathic treatments help with Lyme disease?
(Natural News) Lyme disease is one of the many epidemics that has plagued the United States in recent years. Residents of areas infested by ticks are at considerable risk of contracting the illness. Fortunately, homeopathy offers natural and effective ways. First identified in 1883, Lyme disease originated from pathogenic bacteria called Borrelia burgdorferi. Ticks serve... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - July 22, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Guaiacum toxicity: an unusal poisoning - Bhushan D, Agarwal M.
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. © Journal of the... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 19, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Home and Consumer Product Safety Source Type: news

How to survive the fake news about cancer
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 ...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - July 14, 2019 Category: Science Authors: David Robert Grimes Tags: Science Cancer Health Society Cancer research Medical research Internet Technology Facebook Social networking Media Crowdfunding Source Type: news

France Will End Healthcare Refunds for Homeopathic Drugs France Will End Healthcare Refunds for Homeopathic Drugs
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 (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - July 11, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Medscape Today News Source Type: news

Boiron/homeopathy: diluted earnings
Removing state funding will not immediately dim French affection for the market (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - July 10, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

France will end healthcare refunds for homeopathic drugs
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. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 9, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Six patients are reportedly cured of psoriasis after starting homeopathy
WARNING, GRAPHIC CONTENT: The striking images were published in a journal and came with details on what remedies patients were given at the Centre For Classical Homeopathy in Bangalore. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 5, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Google declares ORGANICS to be "a lie" and supplements "scams" in latest insane anti-health search manipulation
(Natural News) If you thought Google was only censoring political content, think again. Just like I warned in a previous Natural News article, Google is now censoring all content about organics, homeopathy, naturopathy, chiropractic, herbs, nutrition and supplements. Sayer Ji, founder of GreenMedInfo, has put together a damning collecting of evidence proving that Google is... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - June 30, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

DR ELLIE CANNON: Prince Charles is wrong - homeopathy is dangerous 
Prince Charles was made patron of the Faculty of Homeopathy last week. It is worrying someone so influential is backing this pseudoscience, writes DR ELLIE CANNON. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - June 30, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

DR MAX THE MIND DOCTOR: Homeopathy worked for me...so why not offer it on the NHS 
DR MAX THE MIND DOCTOR: The Prince of Wales caused outrage among the scientific community for becoming patron of the Faculty of Homeopathy. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - June 29, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

French health watchdog recommends ending reimbursement for homeopathic drugs
France's health watchdog on Friday recommended that social security stop reimbursing patients for homeopathic drugs, citing insufficient effectiveness. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - June 28, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

'It's anti-science': Scientists attack Prince Charles for becoming the patron of a homeopathy group 
The Prince of Wales is a long-time supporter of homeopathy and has used his royal position to try to get it widely accepted. Despite some homeopaths operating in the UK claiming to cure autism. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - June 26, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Just like Big Tech's war against online free speech, Big Pharma is trying to "de-platform" homeopathy and other natural remedies from retailers
(Natural News) A Big Pharma front group known as the Center for Inquiry (CFI) has reportedly filed a new lawsuit against Walmart for selling natural homeopathic medicine, which the pill-pushing “nonprofit” organization has conveniently and arbitrarily declared to be “fake” medicine. CFI’s suit alleges that Walmart is “committing wide-scale consumer fraud and endangering the health... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - June 20, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

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. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - June 6, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Sprayology Issues Voluntary Nationwide Recall of Homeopathic Aqueous-Based Medicines Due to Microbial Contamination
Eight and Company LLC, d/b/a Sprayology is voluntarily recalling all lots within expiry from 10/18-7/22 of its aqueous-based homeopathic product line for human use. All products manufactured by the contract manufacturer, King Bio, have been recalled due to possible microbial contamination. (Source: FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research - What's New)
Source: FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research - What's New - June 5, 2019 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Authors: FDA Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Can homeopathy help with asthma?
Homeopathy is a popular, traditional remedy for asthma. In this article, we look at the evidence for the safety and effectiveness of homeopathic remedies for asthma. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - June 4, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Asthma Source Type: news

MBI Distributing, Inc. Issues Voluntary Nationwide Recall of Homeopathic Teething Drops, Nausea Drops, Intestinal Colic Drops, Stomach Calm, Expectorant Cough Syrup, Silver-Zinc Throat Spray, and Argentum Elixir Due to a Lack of Process Controls
MBI Distributing, Inc. is voluntarily recalling all lots of homeopathic Teething Drops, Nausea Drops, Intestinal Colic Drops, Stomach Calm, Expectorant Cough Syrup, Silver-Zinc Throat Spray, and Argentum Elixir, within expiry, to the consumer level. The drug products have been found to be manufactured with a lack of adequate controls. (Source: FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research - What's New)
Source: FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research - What's New - June 4, 2019 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Authors: FDA Source Type: news

America's Largest Retailer Sued For Selling Fake Medicine
Walmart has been sued for medical fraud. In a lawsuit filed in the District of Columbia, the Center for Inquiry (CFI) alleges that Walmart is, “committing wide-scale consumer fraud and endangering the health of its customers though its sale and marketing of homeopathic medicines.” (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - May 31, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Nicole Fisher, Contributor Source Type: news

Top UK scientist urges people to take vitamin D supplements
Geneticist Steve Jones, formerly a sceptic, says case for doing so is overwhelmingOne of Britain ’s leading scientists has urged people to take vitamin D supplements, particularly children, who spend an hour less outside than they did 10 years ago.The geneticist Steve Jones toldthe Hay literary festival in Wales the health case for taking them was now overwhelming. “I never thought I would be a person who would take vitamin supplements, I always thought it was absolute nonsense, it’s homeopathy. I now take vitamin D every day,” he said.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - May 26, 2019 Category: Science Authors: Mark Brown Arts correspondent Tags: Health Science Society UK news Hay festival Source Type: news

Beaumont Bio Med, Inc. Issues Voluntary Nationwide Recall of all their Homeopathic Aqueous/Alcohol-Based Medicines due to the Nationwide Recall by the Contract Manufacturer, King Bio, of all their Aqueous-Based Products due to Possible Microbial Contamination
Beaumont Bio Med, Inc. is voluntarily recalling its entire aqueous/alcohol-based product line for human use, within expiry, to the consumer level. All products manufactured by the contract manufacturer, King Bio, have been recalled due to possible microbial contamination. (Source: FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research - What's New)
Source: FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research - What's New - May 24, 2019 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Authors: FDA Source Type: news

FDA Warns Manufacturers of Products Labeled as Homeopathic for Putting Consumers at Risk with Significant Violations of Manufacturing Quality Standards
May 14, 2019 -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has posted warning letters to five companies who produce products labeled as homeopathic for significant violations of current good manufacturing practice (CGMP) regulations. Four of the warning... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - May 14, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

A Third of People With Cancer Use Alternative Medicine. Here ’s Why That Could Be Dangerous
About a third of cancer patients use alternative medicine — but many of them don’t tell their doctors, according to a new research letter published in JAMA Oncology. Complementary and alternative therapies are those that people use in addition to or instead of traditional medical care. Out of about 3,100 cancer patients who responded to questions about cancer and complementary therapy use through the 2012 National Health Interview Survey, just over 1,000 reported using one or more of these therapies during the prior year, the research letter says. Of these, about a third said they did not tell their doctors tha...
Source: TIME: Health - April 12, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jamie Ducharme Tags: Uncategorized Cancer Source Type: news