Homeopathy Research: An Update

Words: Drs E Rachel ROBERTS, Angelina J MOSLEY, Alexander L TOURNIER The Homeopathy Research Institute [HRI] is a UK-based organisation, dedicated to generating and communicating high-quality research in homeopathy at the international level. HRI also aims to promote fairness and objectivity in how the evidence for homeopathy is used and evaluated, especially by those who

The Secret Life Of Trees

Words: Paribha VASHIST In our foundational biology lessons, in school, we are introduced to plant physiology. On an average, therefore, all of us are aware of the fact that green plants photosynthesise to sustain themselves and carry out specific biological processes to maintain their metabolic balance. But, does this way of looking at plant life

Homeopathy Is Safe: A Systematic Review & Meta-Analysis

Words: Dr Trine STUB et al Highlights Almost all healthcare interventions have a potential to be associated with risk, or adverse effects Observational studies are a suitable design for evaluating adverse effects Adverse effects were more frequently reported in patients using conventional medicine, other complementary therapies, compared to homeopathy Homeopathy, including everything a homeopath does

In Quest Of ‘Questers’

In Quest Of Questers

Hiren Kumar BOSE in conversation with Chris Guillebeau, author of The Happiness of Pursuit, who travelled to 193 countries before he turned 35 and articulated how certain folks make daily down-payments on their dream. Chris Guillebeau [born, April 4, 1978] is an American author, entrepreneur, blogger, and speaker. He first received global fame for his entrepreneurship and travel blog, The Art

Chemical Dyes Can Detect Presence Of Homeopathic High Dilutions

Words: Drs Alexander L TOURNIER & Dr Rachel ROBERTS During the manufacture of homeopathic medicines, a starting solution containing the source substance, e.g., plant material, is subjected to multiple steps of dilution and ‘succussion’ [agitation]. This process, known as ‘potentisation,’ is considered to be key to the production of preparations which are biologically active, even

The EPI3-LASER Study For Homeopathy

Words: E R ROBERTS et al  Observational studies provide researchers, clinicians and patients with valuable, clinically relevant information on how a treatment performs in the real world. For homeopathy, there is a small, yet highly relevant, body of such evidence supporting the usefulness of homeopathic treatment, especially in Europe. Here we summarise the results of

Law Of Similars In Homeopathic Practice

Words: Dr Adolph LIPPE Dr Samuel Hahnemann, MD, the founder of homeopathy, tells us, in the third aphorism of his Organon, that we must first discern what is to be cured in each individual case of sickness, that we must also discern the curative powers of each medicine, and if, furthermore, we have learned to

Homeopathy For Students & Physicians

Words: Dr Carroll DUNHAM In accordance with the homeopathic law, we select for the cure of each individual case of disease that remedy of which the pathogenetic effects are most similar to the symptoms of the case. In the process of making this selection we must pass in mental review the various drugs which compose

Gelsemium Effects ‘In Vitro:’ A Bridge Between Homeopathy & Molecular Biology

Words: Debora OLIOSO, Marta MARZOTTO, Clara BONAFINI & Paolo BELLAVITE Recent studies conducted in human/animal cells have suggested that homeopathic remedies may have an effect on the gene regulation, initiating a cascade of gene actions to correct the disorder, or disease, at the cellular level. We have focused our attention on the possible gene modulation

Traditional, Integrated Medicine: The Cultural Credo

Words: Dr Josephine AGU Many people seek complementary treatments for various ailments. Perhaps herbal remedies to cure a cold, or acupuncture to ease lower back pain. Complementary medicine refers to practices outside Western medicine, adopted from other cultures, and often used in high-income countries. But traditional medicine covers a range of practices and therapies indigenous to their

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