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Wound Healing Disorder in a Horse, Associated With Antimicrobial-Resistant Bacteria, Resolved With a Homeopathic Medicine – A Case Report

A 4-year-old trotter gelding was treated homeopathically for delayed wound healing after surgery associated with antimicrobial-resistant bacteria. The horse failed to respond to antibiotic treatment with intravenous gentamicin and penicillin followed... [Leggi...]

Arnica montana Stimulates Extracellular Matrix Gene Expression in a Macrophage Cell Line Differentiated to Wound-Healing Phenotype

Arnica montana (Arnica m.) is used for its purported anti-inflammatory and tissue healing actions after trauma, bruises, or tissue injuries, but its cellular and molecular mechanisms are largely unknown. This work tested Arnica m. effects on gene exp... [Leggi...]

Effectiveness and Safety of Arnica montana in Post-Surgical Setting, Pain and Inflammation

Arnica montana has been widely used as a homeopathic remedy for the treatment of several inflammatory conditions in pain management and postoperative settings. This review gives an overview of the therapeutic use of Arnica montana in the above-mentio... [Leggi...]

Efficacy of homeopathy in livestock according to peer-reviewed publications from 1981 to 2014

Homeopathy is widely used in livestock, especially in order to reduce the use of antibiotics, although it is often seen as controversial. A comprehensive literature review has been conducted to assess the efficacy of homeopathy in cattle, pigs and po... [Leggi...]

High dilutions of antimony modulate cytokines production and macrophage – Leishmania (L.) amazonensis interaction in vitro

Background - In previous results mice treated with high dilutions of antimony presented reduction of monocyte migration to the site of infection with increase in B lymphocytes population in the local lymph node. Aims - To know the mechanisms involved... [Leggi...]

A swinging seesaw as a novel model mechanism for time-dependent hormesis under dose-dependent stimulatory and inhibitory effects: A case study on the toxicity of antibacterial chemicals to Aliivibrio fischeri

Hormesis occurs frequently in broadly ranging biological areas (e.g. plant biology, microbiology, biogerontology), toxicology, pharmacology and medicine. While numerous mechanisms (e.g. receptor and pathway mediated pathway responses) account for sti... [Leggi...]

Do NHS GP surgeries employing GPs additionally trained in integrative or complementary medicine have lower antibiotic prescribing rates? Retrospective cross-sectional analysis of national primary care prescribing data in England in 2016

Objective - To determine differences in antibiotic prescription rates between conventional General Practice (GP) surgeries and GP surgeries employing general practitioners (GPs) additionally trained in integrative medicine (IM) or complementary and a... [Leggi...]

Is It Possible to Distinguish Homeopathic Aggravation from Adverse Effects? A Qualitative Study

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Background: Homeopathic aggravation is a temporary worsening of existing symptoms following the administration of a correct homeopathic prescription. The aim of this study was to explore and compose criteria that may differentiate homeopathic aggrava... [Leggi...]

‘New Homeopathic Medicines’ database: A project to employ conventional drugs according to the homeopathic method of treatment

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Introduction - Samuel Hahnemann systematized the homeopathy and the effects of the drugs on the state of human health describing a primary action of the drug followed by a secondary and opposite action of the organism. Seeking to employ such secondar... [Leggi...]

A randomized controlled trial of a homeopathic syrup in the treatment of cold symptoms in young children

Background - There is little evidence that the decongestant, antihistamine, or cough suppressant medications commonly used to treat cold symptoms in preschool children are effective. One option for treating cold symptoms in young children is with hom... [Leggi...]