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Homeopathic Treatment in Patients with Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome: A Case Series

Background and Objectives - Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a common heterogeneous endocrine disorder in women of reproductive age. It is characterized by various clinical presentations such as ovulatory dysfunction, polycystic ovaries, and hyp... [Leggi...]

A comparative study of the common complaints and secondary complications in patients of osteoarthritis on allopathic, homeopathic and herbal system of medicines

Osteoarthritis is the most common form of arthritis worldwide and progression of arthritis may lead to secondary complications. Osteoarthritis is the degradation of joint tissues from the effects of injury, grinding sensation and inflammation. There ... [Leggi...]

Efficacy of individualized homeopathic medicines in treatment of post-stroke hemiparesis: A randomized trial

Background - Hemiparesis is a serious motor impairment following stroke and affecting around 65% of stroke patients. This trial attempts to study the efficacy of individualized homeopathic medicines (IHMs) in comparison with identical-looking placebo... [Leggi...]

Prevalence and associated factors with homeopathy use in Brazil: a population-based study

Despite the controversy about its efficacy, homeopathy is considered a medical practice alternative to the conventional medical model. Prevalence of homeopathy use varies greatly among countries and the literature has conflicting evidence about the r... [Leggi...]

The reluctant and the envious: Therapeutic subalternity and the practice of homeopathy in North America

This work presents a neo-Gramscian theorization of therapeutic hegemony and subalternity, deployed with reference to the practice of homeopathy in North America by two increasingly-professionalized but unorthodox health occupational groups: Homeopath... [Leggi...]

Toxicological assessment compilation of selected examples of raw materials for homeopathic medicinal products

The considerable number of homeopathic medicinal products (HMP) on the German market and the staggering breadth of active substances of various origin along with the specific legal requirements of adequate safety principles posed the need to compile ... [Leggi...]

Dengue Shock Syndrome: Its Similarity with Anaphylaxis and with the Homeopathic Medicine Apis mellifica (European Honeybee)

Dengue, with four viral serotypes, causes epidemics in tropical and sub-tropical regions. Allopathic antiviral therapies and a vaccine of general use are lacking. The homeopathic medicine Apis mellifica, advised in anaphylaxis from honeybee sting, is... [Leggi...]

Generalizability of Homeopathic Prognostic Factor Research Outcome in COVID-19 Treatment: Comparison of Data

Background/Objective - During the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic, several homeopathic prognostic factor research (PFR) projects have been undertaken. We found two projects with comparable outcomes to assess consistency and possible fl... [Leggi...]

Physicochemical Properties of Zinc and Lactose in Solid Mixtures: Influence of Trituration Process

Background - Recent experimental results supporting the dynamization process show modification in the characteristics of solid mixtures. Objective - The present work aims to evaluate the physicochemical properties of metallic zinc and lactose, ev... [Leggi...]

An Attempt to Estimate the Noises in Homeopathic Pathogenetic Trials by Employing the Jaccard Similarity Index and Noise Index

Background - The critical task of researchers conducting double-blinded, randomized, placebo-controlled homeopathic pathogenetic trials is to segregate the signals from the noises. The noises are signs and symptoms due to factors other than the tri... [Leggi...]