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A Study of Siberia’s Medicinal Plants Used in Homeopathy

Background - A current priority of national health care in Russia is to expand the range of drug substances, based on naturally occurring compounds, to use for treating socially significant diseases, such as cancer and cardiovascular diseases. Object... [Leggi...]

Clinical Safety of Combined Targeted and Viscum album L. Therapy in Oncological Patients

Background: Despite improvement of tumor response rates, targeted therapy may induce toxicities in cancer patients. Recent studies indicate amelioration of adverse events (AEs) by add-on mistletoe (Viscum album L., VA) in standard oncological treatme... [Leggi...]

Integrative Oncology: International Perspectives

Interest in integrative oncology (IO) is growing globally. Patients with cancer are actively using traditional complementary and integrative medicine (TCIM) as part of their cancer and survivorship care. Published studies from around the world report... [Leggi...]

Effects of homoeopathic ultrahigh dilutions of Aconitum napellus on Baker’s yeast-induced fever in rabbits

Objective - To evaluate the effects of homoeopathic ultrahigh dilutions of Aconitum napellus in Baker's yeast-induced fever in rabbits. Methods - Rabbits were divided into 4 groups and each group contained 6 rabbits. Baker's yeast suspension (20%) wa... [Leggi...]

Evaluation of antipyretic activity of Belladonna and Pyrogenium ultrahigh dilutions in induced fever model

Background - Belladonna and Pyrogenium are commonly used to treat fever in homeopathy. But in vivo antipyretic activity of these medicines is not reported yet. The study was conducted to evaluate the effectiveness of ultrahigh dilutions of Belladonna... [Leggi...]

The Red flag! risk assessment among medical homeopaths in Norway: a qualitative study

Background - Homeopathy is widely used, and many European physicians practice homeopathy in addition to conventional medicine. Adverse effects in homeopathy are not expected by homeopaths due to the negligible quantities of active substances in a rem... [Leggi...]

Re-analysis of survival data of cancer patients utilizing additive homeopathy

In this short communication we present a re-analysis of homeopathic patient data in comparison to control patient data from the same Outpatient´s Unit “Homeopathy in malignant diseases” of the Medical University of Vienna. In this analysis we to... [Leggi...]

Homeopathic medicines cause Th1 predominance and induce spleen and megakaryocytes changes in BALB/c mice infected with Leishmania infantum

The prevalence of Th1/Th2 response, spleen changes and megakaryocytes were investigated in BALB/c mice (n = 138) infected with Leishmania infantum, and treated with Leishmania infantum 30× (10−30) biotherapy – BioLi30×. We performed controlled ... [Leggi...]

Phosphorus protects cardiac tissue by modifying the immune response in rats infected by Trypanosoma cruzi

Aim: This study evaluates and correlates the number of myocarditis focuses and production of cytokines in Rattus norvegicus (Wistar lineage), experimentally infected with T. Cruzi and treated with Phosphorus. Methods: In two blind, controlled and ran... [Leggi...]

Women and complementary medicine: Eleven years of experience at a homeopathic clinic for women in a public hospital

Introduction - In 2003, the Homeopathic Clinic for Women at Campo di Marte Hospital (now Cittadella della salute) was opened in Lucca, Italy. Over an 11-year period women mostly with gynaecological diseases were followed up. This paper explores the s... [Leggi...]