The Status of Homeopathy Research

Most analyses of the research on homeopathy have concluded that there is little evidence to support homeopathy as an effective treatment for any specific condition, and that many of the studies have been flawed. However, there are some individual observational studies, randomized placebo-controlled trials, and laboratory research that report positive effects or unique physical and chemical properties of homeopathic remedies. … The Status of Homeopathy Research »»

Homeopathic remedies and their regulation in the United States

Use of homeopathic remedies in the United States

According to the 2007 National Health Interview Survey, which included a comprehensive survey of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) use by Americans, an estimated 3.9 million U.S. adults and approximately 900,000 children used homeopathic remedies in the previous year. … Homeopathic remedies and their regulation in the United States »»

Meaning of the term ‘homeopathy’

The term homeopathy comes from the Greek words homeo, meaning similar, and pathos, meaning suffering or disease. Homeopathy seeks to stimulate the body’s ability to heal itself by giving very small doses of highly diluted substances. This therapeutic method was developed by German physician Samuel Christian Hahnemann at the end of the 18th century. … Meaning of the term ‘homeopathy’ »»

Calcium and Vitamin D Act Together to Prevent Colon Cancer Recurrence

Calcium prevents recurrence of colon cancer more effectively in people with higher levels of vitamin D than in people with lower levels, reports a new study published in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute (2003;95:1765?71). … Calcium and Vitamin D Act Together to Prevent Colon Cancer Recurrence »»

Key Points of Homeopathic Medicine

There are five key points of homeopathy, also known as homeopathic medicine. … Key Points of Homeopathic Medicine »»

Heart inflammation problems cause worries for smallpox vaccination program

A Florida nurse is the second health care worker to die of a heart attack after being vaccinated against smallpox, and an additional 10 people have experienced heart inflammation and chest pain, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Thursday. … Heart inflammation problems cause worries for smallpox vaccination program »»