Posted on December 17, 2015 by homeopathyresource
An older study using two homeopathic remedies to determine if they could stop or prevent the growth of cancerous tumors previously induced in mice showed a very positive result for the homeopathic remedies versus placebo.
Here are the details of the study:
Cytogenetics and Molecular Biology Laboratory, Department of Zoology, University of Kalyani, Kalyani 741 235, India.
Indian journal of biochemistry & biophysics (Impact Factor: 0.87).08/2009; 46(4):307-18. Source: PubMed
Homeopathic drugs Natrum sulphuricum and Carcinosin prevent azo dye-induced hepatocarcinogenesis in mice (PDF Download Available). Available from: https://www.researchgate.net/publication/26854924_Homeopathic_drugs_Natrum_sulphuricum_and_Carcinosin_prevent_azo_dye-induced_hepatocarcinogenesis_in_mice
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Posted on December 15, 2015 by homeopathyresource
Part of the problem with scientific studies using homeopathic remedies is that the best results are when the homeopathic remedy is individualized to the patient. The ideal is when the individual modalities is taken into account of whatever problem is being studied and multiple homeopathic remedies are used. Almost all conventional medical studies do not have this and only some homeopathic studies do.
Professor Jennifer Jacobs MD did such an individualized study with dramatically positive results. The study using homeopathy to deal with acute diarrhea in children was published in the conventional medical journal Paediatrics. The “randomized double-blind clinical trial comparing homeopathic medicine with placebo in the treatment of acute childhood diarrhea was conducted in León, Nicaragua, in July 1991. Eighty-one children aged 6 months to 5 years of age were included in the study. An individualized homeopathic medicine was prescribed for each child and daily follow-up was performed for 5 days. Standard treatment with oral rehydration treatment was also given.”
The positive results were that “the treatment group [who had taken homeopathic remedies] had a statistically significant decrease in duration of diarrhea, defined as the number of days until there were less than three unformed stools daily for 2 consecutive days. There was also a significant difference (P < .05) in the number of stools per day between the two groups after 72 hours of treatment.” – Pubmed
Dr. Jacobs talks about the story behind it and also the backlash including the unprofessional behaviour of critics:
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Posted on December 14, 2015 by homeopathyresource
The Alliance for Natural Health International reports that the anti homeopathy group Sense about Science has been “busted by The Times of London” for once again secretly supporting corporate giants. This skeptic group has been for years taking contributions from Pharmaceutical Companies. In turn, they have authored actions and reports that seem independent and equal minded but are an attempt by the pharmaceutical industry to destroy homeopathy and the right of consumers to choose alternative health modalities.
The alliance for natural health reports that “On the 9th & 10th October 2015 respectively, The Times published two consecutive, highly revealing articles by its special correspondent, Alexi Mostrous. In the Saturday piece, Alexi Mostrous exposed Sense About Science’s association with Coca-Cola. Sense About Science is the charity with which anti-alternative medicine skeptics like Simon Singh and Ben Goldacre are associated, that claims to be independent yet often acts as a voice for Big Food, Pharma and Biotech.”
According to the article, Sense about Science used its so called “scientific voice” to debunk a study that showed the dangers of drinking sugar-sweetened beverages. The research evidence that triggered this situation was entitled “Estimated Global, Regional, and National Disease Burdens Related to Sugar-Sweetened Beverage Consumption in 2010”. The background of the research was described as follows:
“Sugar-sweetened beverages (SSBs) are consumed globally and contribute to adiposity. However, the worldwide impact of SSBs on burdens of adiposity-related cardiovascular diseases (CVDs), cancers, and diabetes mellitus has not been assessed by nation, age, and sex…”
As mentioned, Sense about Science has been complicit in inciting and spreading negative and false opinions about homeopathy and alternative health modalities. It was revealed that it is funded by the pharmaceutical industry and other corporations needing a seemingly “independent” scientific voice.
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