Homeopathic medicine works with skin issues

Study data presented by Dr. Signore at the 2012 American Academy of Dermatology Summer Academy meeting. From the article: For common dermatologic conditions such as acne, warts and eczema, classical individualized homeopathic medicine can provide a safe, inexpensive and nontoxic alternative or adjunctive treatment, said Robert J. Signore, D.O., at the 2012 American Academy of Dermatology Summer Academy Meeting. "We should be proud of what we can do with conventional dermatology, but homeopathic medicine can help sometimes when we have patients who don't seem to be getting better with the best conventional medicine," says Dr. Signore, a Tinley Park, Ill., dermatologist in private practice. Read the full article here: Dermatology Times: Homeopathy is effective treating skin complaints Read more →

Homeopathy answers the critics

There are many critics of homeopathy. This article dissects many of the most common arguments, and explains how and why homeopathy is of benefit! Questions about clinic trials, scientific evidence and placebos are answered. It also has helpful links to references backing up the data in the paper. From the paper: " Homeopathy has been under attack from a small number of scientists and science journalists, who have framed their arguments in a simplistic and populist way that has grabbed the attention of the media. Unfortunately this has resulted in a polarisation of the subject. Here, we pick out the main criticisms that have been levelled at homeopathy and answer them frankly and factually. " Faculty of Homeopathy: We Answer the Critics Read more →

Evidence on drug trials

One of the primary reasons that people start exploring alternative medicine is because they weren't finding health in Western medicine. Nowadays there is a prescription for every ailment, but there is growing evidence that many drugs do not deliver what they promise. In the latest, here is an article by Ben Goldacre describing a well-meaning physician and his experiences with a drug that was not what it appeared to be. "Drugs are tested by their manufacturers, in poorly designed trials, on hopelessly small numbers of weird, unrepresentative patients, and analysed using techniques that exaggerate the benefits." Read the full article in the Guardian. Read more →

Homeopathic research by Luc Montagnier

Here is a wonderful article written by Dana Ullman about Nobel Prize winner Luc Montagnier. It covers some of the research done, and information countering the skeptic's claim that there is no scientific research done confirming homeopathy: Luc Montagnier, Nobel Prize Winner, Takes Homeopathy Seriously Montagnier, who is also founder and president of the World Foundation for AIDS Research and Prevention, asserted, "I can't say that homeopathy is right in everything. What I can say now is that the high dilutions (used in homeopathy) are right. High dilutions of something are not nothing. They are water structures which mimic the original molecules." Read more →