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Risks of mental health outcomes in people with covid-19: cohort study

Objective To estimate the risks of incident mental health disorders in survivors of the acute phase of covid-19. Design Cohort study. Setting US Department of Veterans Affairs. Participants Cohort comprising 153 848 people who survived the first 30... [Leggi...]

Role of medicinal plants in inhibiting SARS-CoV-2 and in the management of post-COVID-19 complications

Background - The worldwide corona virus disease outbreak, generally known as COVID-19 pandemic outbreak resulted in a major health crisis globally. The morbidity and transmission modality of COVID-19 appear more severe and uncontrollable. The respira... [Leggi...]

Efficacy of Adaptogens in Patients with Long COVID-19: A Randomized, Quadruple-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Trial

Currently, no effective treatment of comorbid complications or COVID-19 long-haulers during convalescence is known. This randomized, quadruple-blind, placebo-controlled trial aimed to assess the efficacy of adaptogens on the recovery of patients with... [Leggi...]

Homeopathy for mental fatigue: lessons from a randomized, triple blind, placebo-controlled cross-over clinical trial

Background: Difficulty in controlling attention can lead to mental fatigue in the healthy population. We identified one trial reporting a benefit in patients’ attention using a homeopathic formula preparation. One component of the preparation was p... [Leggi...]

Use of Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) in cancer patients: An Italian multicenter survey

Introduction - Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) include a wide range of products (herbs, vitamins, minerals, and probiotics) and medical practices, developed outside of the mainstream Western medicine. Patients with cancer are more likely... [Leggi...]

Assessing the magnitude of reporting bias in trials of homeopathy: a cross-sectional study and meta-analysis

Objectives - To assess the magnitude of reporting bias in trials assessing homeopathic treatments and its impact on evidence syntheses. Design - A cross-sectional study and meta-analysis. Two persons independently searched, the EU ... [Leggi...]

Evidence-based homeopathy and veterinary homeopathy, and its potential to help overcome the anti­microbial resistance problem – an overview

The basic principles of homeopathy, and its legal and scientific foundations, are discussed in an overview to address the positions of the World Health Organization (WHO) and the commission of the European Union (EU) on complementary medicine. Accord... [Leggi...]

The Clinical and Biological Effects of Homeopathically Prepared Signaling Molecules: A Scoping Review

Background - Signaling molecules such as cytokines and interleukins are key mediators for the immune response in responding to internal or external stimuli. Homeopathically prepared signaling molecules have been used therapeutically for about five ... [Leggi...]

Efficacy of Individualized Homeopathic Medicines in Plantar Fasciitis: Double-blind, Randomized, Placebo-Controlled Clinical Trial

Introduction - Plantar fasciitis (PF) is a chronic degenerative condition causing marked thickening and fibrosis of the plantar fascia, and collagen necrosis, chondroid metaplasia and calcification. There is little convincing evidence in support of... [Leggi...]

Evidence for Reversal of Immunosuppression by Homeopathic Medicine to a Predominant Th1-type Immune Response in BALB/c Mice Infected with Leishmania donovani

Background - Visceral leishmaniasis (VL) is a neglected tropical disease that is fatal if treatment is not given. The available chemotherapeutic options are unsatisfactory, and so complementary therapies like homeopathy might be a promising approac... [Leggi...]