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Anti-tumoral and anti-angiogenic effects of low-diluted phenacetinum on melanoma

Melanoma is the most aggressive form of skin cancer and the most rapidly expanding cancer in terms of worldwide incidence. If primary cutaneous melanoma is mostly treated with a curative wide local excision, malignant melanoma has a poor prognosis an... [Leggi...]

Is there a role for homeopathy in breast cancer surgery? A first randomized clinical trial on treatment with Arnica montana to reduce post-operative seroma and bleeding in patients undergoing total mastectomy

Aim: This study aimed to evaluate the benefits of Arnica montana on post-operative blood loss and seroma production in women undergoing unilateral total mastectomy by administering Arnica Montana 1000 Korsakovian dilution (1000 K). Materials and Meth... [Leggi...]

Homeopathic consideration for resistant endodontic bacteria Enterococcus faecalis: An in vitro comparative disc diffusion study

Background: Homeopathy is one of the commonly used systems of complementary or alternative medicine. The present study was conducted with an aim to compare the antibacterial efficacy of two commonly used homeopathic medicaments acid benzoicum 30C (SB... [Leggi...]

Perceptions of homeopathy in supportive cancer care among oncologists and general practitioners in France

Objectives - In France, homeopathy is the most frequently used complementary therapy in supportive care in oncology (SCO); its use is steadily increasing. However, data is limited about the perception and relevance of homeopathy by oncologists and ge... [Leggi...]

SARS-CoV-2 Neutralizing Antibodies: A Network Meta-Analysis across Vaccines

Background: There are no studies providing head-to-head comparison across SARS-CoV-2 vaccines. Therefore, we compared the efficacy of candidate vaccines in inducing neutralizing antibodies against SARS-CoV-2. Methods: A network meta-analysis was perf... [Leggi...]

Complementary and alternative medicine use by pediatric oncology patients before, during, and after treatment

Background - The prevalence of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) use and the modalities used by pediatric oncology patients vary widely across studies. In addition, the changes in the use of CAM over the course of treatment are understudie... [Leggi...]

Antimonium crudum in pediatric skin conditions: A classical homeopathic case series

Homeopathic Antimonium crudum may be useful in many pediatric skin conditions if prescribed on symptom similarity. It may especially be helpful in reducing the use of antibiotics and steroids in this age‐group if proven to be effective through larg... [Leggi...]

Appearance of Acute Inflammatory State Indicates Improvement in Atopic Dermatitis Cases Under Classical Homeopathic Treatment: A Case Series

The Continuum theory and the Levels of Health theory propound the idea that return of efficient acute inflammation (high fever) heralds true improvement in chronic inflammatory states. We present 6 cases of atopic dermatitis (AD), which had stability... [Leggi...]

The São Paulo agreement on integrative pediatrics: A consensus-based document fostering integrative health of children and adolescents globally

Very relevant achievements in modern medicine have been achieved through a personalized precision medicine with targeted drug treat- ments and a detailed knowledge of the inter-working of molecular mechanisms.1 Recent epidemiological studies have sho... [Leggi...]

Impact of Homeopathic Treatment on the Quality of Life of Women with Chronic Diseases: A Randomized Controlled Pragmatic Trial

Background Despite the increasing demand for complementary and integrative medicine, only a few studies have evaluated the effect of these types of treatments on the quality of life (QoL) of patients with chronic diseases. The objective of this stu... [Leggi...]