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Complementary and Alternative Medicines and Childhood Eczema: A US Population-Based Study.
In conclusion, multiple CAMs are commonly used for the treatment of eczema in US children. However, some CAMs may actually be harmful to the skin and be associated with higher eczema prevalence in the United States. PMID: 25207686 [PubMed - in process]
Source: Dermatitis - September 1, 2014 Category: Dermatology Authors: Silverberg JI, Lee-Wong M, Silverberg NB Tags: Dermatitis Source Type: research

Crisis on Starting a Working Life
Homoeopathic Links 2014; 27: 156-160DOI: 10.1055/s-0034-1368649Entering professional life is a major hurdle for many young people. In Switzerland, adolescents are expected to know by the age of fifteen whether they want to aim for a university education or enter an apprenticeship for a practical profession. The choice frequently overtaxes them, with many mistakenly choosing the wrong track. This is reflected in a dropout rate of 28.8 % among apprentices. Such mistakes are associated with a range of psychological problems. If they cannot be resolved, there is a great danger that the patient completely drops out of normal ...
Source: Homoeopathic Links - August 27, 2014 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Frei, Heiner Tags: MATERIA MEDICA AND CASES Source Type: research

I Canʼt Sleep Since My Mother Died
Homoeopathic Links 2014; 27: 165-165DOI: 10.1055/s-0034-1368655This is the case of a severely handicapped man who had been completely dependent on his motherʼs care all his life. After her death, he fell into a state of panic and sleeplessness, despite being safe and well-cared for. The remedy that was given for the childlike dependence on his mother helped him to find a certain equilibrium and to regain his sleep. He has since become a staunch advocate of homeopathy.[...]Sonntag Verlag in MVS Medizinverlage Stuttgart GmbH & Co. KG Stuttgart · New YorkArticle in Thieme eJournals:Table of contents  |  Abstract  |  Full text
Source: Homoeopathic Links - August 27, 2014 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Collins, Deborah Tags: MATERIA MEDICA AND CASES Source Type: research

How Feedback Biases Give Ineffective Medical Treatments a Good Reputation
Conclusions: Online reviews overestimate the benefits of medical treatments, probably because people with negative outcomes are less inclined to tell others about their experiences. This bias can enable ineffective medical treatments to maintain a good reputation.
Source: Journal of Medical Internet Research - August 21, 2014 Category: Journals (General) Authors: Mícheál de BarraKimmo ErikssonPontus Strimling Source Type: research

The Making Cases Count intiative.
Abstract Given the challenges faced, how can homeopaths communicate the power and scope of the therapeutic system of homeopathy? Homeopaths need to communicate to patients, the public and media, other healthcare professionals, healthcare researchers, and funders of healthcare (healthcare insurers, those who commission healthcare services either in publicly funded healthcare systems such as the NHS or charities). Effective communication with these stakeholders requires information that is: (a) easily understood, (b) credible, and (c) relevant. The patient's voice is the trusted, indisputable and easily understood c...
Source: Complementary Therapies in Medicine - August 1, 2014 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Relton C, Viksveen P, Kessler U Tags: Complement Ther Med Source Type: research

Response to Robert T Mathie: ‘Assessing the validity of clinical trial data in homeopathy does not require an engineer's tools’
Source: Focus on Alternative and Complementary Therapies - June 25, 2014 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Norbert Aust Tags: RESEARCH LETTER Source Type: research

Non-codified traditional medicine practices from Belgaum Region in Southern India: present scenario
Conclusion: Patrilineal transfer of the knowledge to younger generation was observed in Belgaum region. The observed resemblance in disease diagnosis, plant collection and processing between non-codified traditional system of medicine and Ayurveda require further methodical studies to establish the relationship between the two on a more objective basis. However, the practice appears to be at crossroads with threat of extinction, because of non-inheritance of the knowledge and non-availability of medicinal plants. Hence conservation strategies for both knowledge and resources at societal, scientific and legislative levels a...
Source: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine - June 16, 2014 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Vinayak UpadhyaHarsha HegdeShripad BhatSanjiva Kholkute Source Type: research

Peter Gregory: “Insights Into Veterinary Homeopathy”
Homoeopathic Links 2014; 27: 120-121DOI: 10.1055/s-0034-1368330Sonntag Verlag in MVS Medizinverlage Stuttgart GmbH & Co. KG Stuttgart · New YorkArticle in Thieme eJournals:Table of contents  |  Full text
Source: Homoeopathic Links - June 5, 2014 Category: Complementary Medicine Tags: BOOK REVIEW Source Type: research

Lionel Milgrom: “Homeopathy and Science: A Guide for the Perplexed. Conflict: Homeopathy and Science on Trial”
Homoeopathic Links 2014; 27: 121-122DOI: 10.1055/s-0034-1368329Sonntag Verlag in MVS Medizinverlage Stuttgart GmbH & Co. KG Stuttgart · New YorkArticle in Thieme eJournals:Table of contents  |  Full text
Source: Homoeopathic Links - June 5, 2014 Category: Complementary Medicine Tags: BOOK REVIEW Source Type: research

Erik van Woensel: “Classical Homeopathy Evidence Based Medicine. Vol. 2: Case Studies, Long Term Treatment, Theory”
Homoeopathic Links 2014; 27: 122-123DOI: 10.1055/s-0034-1368325Sonntag Verlag in MVS Medizinverlage Stuttgart GmbH & Co. KG Stuttgart · New YorkArticle in Thieme eJournals:Table of contents  |  Full text
Source: Homoeopathic Links - June 5, 2014 Category: Complementary Medicine Tags: BOOK REVIEW Source Type: research

Link and Learn
Homoeopathic Links 2014; 27: 64-66DOI: 10.1055/s-0034-1368388Thoughts around the scientific evolution of homeopathy. This column is intended to stimulate discussion on the pages of LINKS and to share short formulated ideas and observations. Open is the keyword here: open to any subject; write with an open mind and an open heart; favour question marks over exclamation marks and be open to discussion.[...]Sonntag Verlag in MVS Medizinverlage Stuttgart GmbH & Co. KG Stuttgart · New YorkArticle in Thieme eJournals:Table of contents  |  Abstract  |  Full text
Source: Homoeopathic Links - June 5, 2014 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Wichmann, Jörg Tags: Link & Learn Source Type: research

The Next Step
Homoeopathic Links 2014; 27: 70-73DOI: 10.1055/s-0034-1368369A homeopath decides to dedicate her 60th year to homeopathy by putting homeopathic footprints wherever she goes. It is an answer to a call in a challenging period for homeopathy and an attempt to take the next step, personally and collectively. In this year, many encounters from heart to heart helped me to come to terms with the situation and maybe give a glimpse of the way to proceed.[...]Sonntag Verlag in MVS Medizinverlage Stuttgart GmbH & Co. KG Stuttgart · New YorkArticle in Thieme eJournals:Table of con...
Source: Homoeopathic Links - June 5, 2014 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Vervarcke, Anne Tags: CURRENT TOPIC Source Type: research

The Irresponsible Personality
Homoeopathic Links 2014; 27: 89-93DOI: 10.1055/s-0034-1368342Rheumatoid arthritis is a chronic, systemic, inflammatory, autoimmune disorder of multifactorial origin. Its multisystem involvement requires therapeutic intervention of specialists in conventional medicine from various departments. Homeopathy views any disease as a disturbance in the dynamic continuum of the human organism. It therefore requires a thorough elicitation of each personʼs individual patho-bio-graphical personality for therapeutic intervention. A diagnosed case of rheumatoid arthritis was t...
Source: Homoeopathic Links - June 5, 2014 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Wadhwani, Gyandas G.Bhatia, Saloni Tags: MATERIA MEDICA AND CASES Source Type: research

Stability and Expiry Date of Remedies
Homoeopathic Links 2014; 27: 110-114DOI: 10.1055/s-0034-1368361Expiry date and stability testing are relatively new concepts in homeopathy. There is a lack of scientific data regarding the evaluation of expiry dates of homeopathic tinctures and potencies. This is a preliminary work in that direction, where we have tried to develop standard methodology for stability testing. Nicotiana tabacum tincture (77 % alcohol) was subjected to various tests as per WHO and ICH guidelines and introduced new criteria of evaluating the biological efficacy by in vitro culture st...
Source: Homoeopathic Links - June 5, 2014 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Barve, RajeshKulkarni, Satish Tags: RESEARCH Source Type: research

How is the PresentChild Method Complementary to My Work as a Homeopath?
This article describes the journey of a homeopath becoming a PresentChild translator. The format of the International PresentChild training program is outlined briefly. Emphasis is given to the fact that the primary principals of homeopathy also apply to the PresentChild method. A basic outline of the translation method is included as described by author and founder Janita Venema in her book PresentChild. The process of the parentʼs inner child coming alive through the translation of their living child is explained. Emphasis is on the compatibility ...
Source: Homoeopathic Links - June 5, 2014 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Mackay, Lynn Tags: SEMINAR REPORT Source Type: research

Dental Practice Scenario in a Government Homeopathic Hospital in West Bengal, India
This pilot investigation initiated a research-targeted systematic dental homeopathy data collection in the dental outpatient section in a government homeopathic hospital in West Bengal, India. One conventionally trained dentist and 3 homeopathic doctors collected data from 949 appointments of 411 patients over 3 months. A specifically designed Excel spreadsheet enabled recording of consecutive dental appointments that was subjected to data synthesis and analysis in the end. A total of 87.3% conditions were chronic, and chronic periodontitis was most frequent (27.5%). Positive outcome was observed in 72.3% appointments. Str...
Source: Complementary Health Practice Review - May 28, 2014 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Ghosh, S., Panja, S., Ghosh, T. N., Sharma, P., Sarkar, P., Koley, M., Saha, S. Tags: Original Articles Source Type: research

Oral herbal therapies for treating osteoarthritis.
CONCLUSIONS: Evidence for the proprietary ASU product Piasclidine® in the treatment of osteoarthritis symptoms seems moderate to high for short term use, but studies over a longer term and against an apparently active control are less convincing. Several other medicinal plant products, including extracts of Boswellia serrata, show trends of benefits that warrant further investigation in light of the fact that the risk of adverse events appear low.There is no evidence that Piasclidine® significantly improves joint structure, and limited evidence that it prevents joint space narrowing. Structural changes were not tested fo...
Source: Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews - May 22, 2014 Category: Journals (General) Authors: Cameron M, Chrubasik S Tags: Cochrane Database Syst Rev Source Type: research

Risk in Homeopathy: Classification of Adverse Effects and Homeopathic Aggravations - A Cross Sectional Study Among Norwegian Homeopath Patients
The Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine May 2014, Vol. 20, No. 5: A108-A109.
Source: The Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine - May 7, 2014 Category: Complementary Medicine Tags: article Source Type: research

Additive homeopathy in cancer patients: Retrospective survival data from a homeopathic outpatient unit at the Medical University of Vienna.
Source: Clinical Trials And Noteworthy Treatments For Brain Tumors - April 21, 2014 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: clinical trials

The Immunisation Dilemma
Homoeopathic Links 2014; 27: 11-15DOI: 10.1055/s-0033-1360284Immunisation is an area of medicine that can generate blind belief as well as aggressive disagreements both within and between allopathic and homeopathic professions. Trust in evidence becomes central to the different positions people take. Allopaths frequently criticise homeopathy, both for treatment and prevention, as being devoid of “scientific” evidence, but also they face questions regarding the unreliability of data obtained from metaanalyses of clinical trials. It will be shown that data suppo...
Source: Homoeopathic Links - March 25, 2014 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Golden, Isaac Tags: VACCINATION Source Type: research

Scientifically Intuitive Case Witnessing Process – A Journey of 3 Steps
Homoeopathic Links 2014; 27: 16-20DOI: 10.1055/s-0033-1351001Any homeopath, belonging to any school of homeopathy, must strive hard in an unprejudiced manner to help the patient express his individualistic centre at the holistic level. We cannot neglect any aspect of the patient, be it physical, mental, general, subconscious, reactions, miasm while drawing the portrait of the patient. And thatʼs where the importance of the holistic case taking process comes into the picture. The Scientifically Intuitive case witnessing process and its 3 steps is put forward with ...
Source: Homoeopathic Links - March 25, 2014 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Chauhan, Dinesh Tags: PHILOSOPHY AND DISCUSSION Source Type: research

21st Century Homeopathy
Homoeopathic Links 2014; 27: 26-32DOI: 10.1055/s-0033-1350966Four years of experience with the algorithm method. Algorithm – an entirely different approach to finding correspondence between substances and people. It does not make any reference to signs or symptoms at all. Therefore it bypasses most of the problems inherent in our repertories. It is also a lot quicker than repertory work.[...]Sonntag Verlag in MVS Medizinverlage Stuttgart GmbH & Co. KG Stuttgart · New YorkArticle in Thieme eJournals:Table of contents  |  Abstract  |  Full text
Source: Homoeopathic Links - March 25, 2014 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Bannan, Robert Tags: PHILOSOPHY AND DISCUSSION Source Type: research

Receiving a Case
Homoeopathic Links 2014; 27: 33-35DOI: 10.1055/s-0033-1360287Master Hahnemann says homeopathy reaches beyond a surgeonʼs scalpel. This statement is true for our interviews as well; each interview is like a surgery. To understand what is ailing an individual we open up a case beyond the awareness of an individual, much deeper into his subconscious. This is done many times without the physicianʼs awareness. This write-up is to make the physician aware of his responsibilities in building the skills, attitude and knowledge required during different phases and steps ...
Source: Homoeopathic Links - March 25, 2014 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Patel, Manoj Tags: PHILOSOPHY AND DISCUSSION Source Type: research

Treatment of Symptomatic Leiomyoma of Uterus
Homoeopathic Links 2014; 27: 50-55DOI: 10.1055/s-0033-1350967The most frequently consulted alternative therapists for uterine fibroids (leiomyomas) are the homeopaths; however, there is a paucity of research evidence. Based on a study involving 45 recruited patients with symptomatic uterine fibroids, the authors conclude that individualized homeopathy can be regarded as effective in this condition; however, randomised controlled trials are worth investigating.[...]Sonntag Verlag in MVS Medizinverlage Stuttgart GmbH & Co. KG Stuttgart · New YorkArticle in Thieme eJourna...
Source: Homoeopathic Links - March 25, 2014 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Ghosh, ShubhamoyMundle, MalayChakraborty, BarunSaha, SubhranilKoley, MunmunIntaj Hossain, Seikh Tags: RESEARCH Source Type: research

Treatment of Post Mastectomy Pain Syndrome after mastopexy with botulinum toxin
Post Mastectomy Pain Syndrome (PMPS) is a chronic pain condition, persisting for more than three months after breast surgery. Pain can result from any surgical procedure, but this syndrome is more commonly associated with radical mastectomy with axillary lymphadenectomy. The etiopathogenesis is not clear but the pain is typically neuropathic in nature, characterized as a dull, burning, and aching sensation exacerbated by movements of the shoulder girdle. The incidence is high, ranging from 20 to 50%. This chronic pain causes significant anxiety to the patient and can invoke frustration in the treating practitioner when an ...
Source: Journal of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery - January 13, 2014 Category: Cosmetic Surgery Authors: L.A. Dessy, M. Maruccia, M. Mazzocchi, N. Scuderi Tags: Correspondence and Communications Source Type: research

Wanted: Participants for test group homeopathic treatment of Cystic Fibrosis
. Hello, My name is Deny De Meyer, I am a Belgian classic homeopath. Currently, I’m in the process of starting up a test group of people with cystic fibrosis, for a homeopathic treatment of 3 months. It’s my intention to gather a lot of experience over a short period of time regarding the treatment of CF-patients by means of homeopathy: to see how deep homeopathy can affect them and what results are possible. You might be wondering, “A Belgian homeopath, what’s she doing here on this American forum?” In order to achieve as much information as possible over such a short time, it is necessary...
Source: Cystic Fibrosis Alternative Medicine Forum - October 30, 2012 Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: Deniee55 Tags: Alternative Medicine Source Type: forums

A systematic review of how homeopathy is represented in conventional and CAM peer reviewed journals
Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine - June 17, 2008 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Timothy Caulfield and Suzanne DeBow Source Type: research